Month: May 2011

A Holiday Weekend

A Holiday Weekend

It’s so easy to forget the real meaning behind Memorial Day. Especially when the weather is as nice as it has been this weekend. I was at work Friday, and it already seemed like a day off. It was an easy day. Several patients last-minute […]

On food cravings and prohibitions in pregnancy: I’ll take my steak rare, please

On food cravings and prohibitions in pregnancy: I’ll take my steak rare, please

It is widely published and accepted that certain foods and substances are a total “no-no” for pregnant women. There are a gazillion websites that will happily list the things you can’t have if you’re pregnant: raw and undercooked meats (so, no sushi, and no rare […]

On Progesterone and Poopie: Rolling With It

On Progesterone and Poopie: Rolling With It

It appears that my posts are getting farther between… Yes, I am dragging, but I’m hoping it’s temporary. There is a good reason for my less-than-spectacular energy level right now, and it’s not only because it took me four days to recover from a 24-hour […]

Reevaluating Germs

Reevaluating Germs

Compared to many people I know, I’m laid-back about germs. I do believe in handwashing: a LOT of handwashing. I try not to touch my face when I’m in the office: no nail biting, eye rubbing or contact lens adjustment, unless I’ve washed my hands […]