Author Archives: Beth Sullivan

About Beth Sullivan

I am a lifelong Buffalo Bills fan who grew up in Hamburg, NY but now lives outside Athens, GA. I have been married to a Patriots, Red Sox and Packers fan for over 30 years and we are the proud parents of 5 kids and 8 grandkids. I am a board certified osteopathic physician with over 20 years experience. I am also a polymer clay artist and create one of a kind polymer pieces for jewelry, and home decor. You can see some of my recent work on Instagram @georgiapeachpolymer. If you have an idea for a topic you would like to see covered, shoot me a message on Twitter @GAPeachPolymer

Performance Enhancing Drugs -A Who, What, Why Look at the Issue

Beth Sullivan | May 18th, 2019

In the past week, the news has been awash with reports of players being suspended or kicked out of their league. Patrick Peterson who plays for the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL was given a six-game suspension. Tyreke Evans who played for the Indiana Pacers was disqualified and suspended  NBA for two years for testing positive for “drugs of abuse”. Geir Helgemo was suspended until November by the World Bridge Federation – the card game for violating their anti-doping rules. Continue reading

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Pancho Billa – True Fan and Face of The Bills- Rest In Peace Amigo

Beth Sullivan | May 15th, 2019

Tuesday morning, word spread quickly that the Buffalo Bills Superfan Ezra Castro, Pancho Billa to BillsMafia and everyone whose life he touched, had lost his long battle to Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer. His moving obituary can be read here Ezra Castro Obituary.

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Honeywell Suffers Another Setback

Beth Sullivan | May 15th, 2019

Brent Honeywell Jr. underwent Tommy John surgery in February 2018 and was expected to be back in the pitching fold by now, however yesterday we learned that he has been shut down again because of nerve irritation and pain at his elbow. Fans are not happy with this current news and don’t really understand what is going on.

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Torn Labrum – What’s That?

Beth Sullivan | May 14th, 2019

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Miguel Andújar has a torn labrum and is back on the IL. I am sure if you are a fan and not a medical professional, you are asking – What is a Labrum?; Does it have to be fixed?; How is it fixed; How long does it take to recover from the injury?; Will XXX (insert current afflicted player name here) be the same player they were before the injury after the repair? These are all good, valid questions.

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Forearm Pain – A Pause, Not an End to Glasnow’s Season

Beth Sullivan | May 13th, 2019

I’m sure many baseball fans were convinced that Tyler Glasnow’s season was over when they heard he left the game Friday night with forearm tightness in his throwing arm.  There were many armchair doctors on Twitter and other social media sites who had him diagnosed with all sorts of ailments, without any medical testing or knowledge of what they were talking about.  Continue reading

Did Calf Strain Torpedo the Warriors?

Beth Sullivan | May 10th, 2019

Kevin Durant suffered a calf strain during the third quarter of the Warriors fifth playoff game against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. After undergoing an MRI on Thursday, the official diagnosis is a Mild Calf Strain. What exactly does this mean? Continue reading