House M.D.: Proving Himself

Taub didn’t notice House limp into the office, he simply continued staring at the new OBGYN nurse chatting at the nurses station. She couldn’t have been more than twenty-five with blonde hair and was wearing scubs that did nothing to hide her long legs or slim waist. She was, strictly physically speaking, out of his league. She was in the prime of her life while he was most assuredly past his. He was on the wrong side of forty, pudgy, balding, with a rather large nose, and most assuredly, body image issues. Images of his wife swam through Taub’s head. A beautiful, intelligent woman that he didn’t deserve and that loved him despite all of his failings including his rampant infidelities. She understood his constant need to prove himself, it was what made him a great doctor and had led him to work under the nefarious Doctor Gregory House but for some reason it was a personal issue he was…

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