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Saturday, August 30, 2008
I came back to residency from my maternity leave when Melly was two months old. By the time she was four months old, I had gotten the hang o...
The kids know that I'll check out their cuts or scrapes on a routine basis, and I've been known to pull out more than a few chunks o...
Friday, August 29, 2008
A Body in Motion
In my younger days, I was a veritable whirlwind of activity. "The busier, the better!" was my personal little motto. I did feel as...
Enjoy the moment
Having spent a few weeks off with my kids this month I feel renewed. It has been an interesting time - My kids are 3yrs and 22mos so not q...
Thursday, August 28, 2008
In Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert introduces us to her goons, Depression and Loneliness. They follow her through Rome and Italy ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
I feel sorry for you
Last night we went out to dinner with a friend of my husband as well as his girlfriend. Both members of this couple were graduate students a...
This blog is useful. Yes indeedy. Because all of you, I'm sure, will understand the emotion behind this post. I can run a code. ...
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
The Speech I Never Gave
Being on a medical school faculty, I have just listened to a slew of speeches welcoming the new students. Everyone from older students to ...
Guest Post: Medical School Now and Then
I graduated from medical school in the 1970s. My daughter started medical school two weeks ago. Many things I thought were crazy in the ...
Monday, August 25, 2008
As a resident running the family practice ward, I would come up to the unit in the evening to finish dictations and complete paperwork. At t...
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Years ago, I heard my sister tell her then 2-year-old son that she was 'so excited' to go to work. I questioned her motive behind t...
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Another day in the life with kids: Ooooh that smell Can't you smell that smell Ooooh that smell The smell of strep surrounds you (...
"You're going to work?" says my three-year old daughter, taking a break from the business of a blueberry waffle and yogurt. &q...
Monday, August 18, 2008
Mothers, don't let your daughters be doctors
Stranger: "Little girl, what do you want to be when you grow up?" Me: "A doctor." [Looks to mother for approval] Mot...
Thursday, August 14, 2008
“Mom, do you have an orchidometer ?” “A WHAT?” I’m totally in mom-mode lounging and watching television with my tween son, Will. ...
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