Month: June 2014

The Unpredictability of Weekend Call

The Unpredictability of Weekend Call

It never fails to amaze me, how random call can be. I’ve had a wonderfully long stretch without taking call. I mean, we carry our pagers Monday through Friday, and answer any after-hours pages on our own patients during the week, every week. When I […]

It’s after 11 p.m. and my kids are still awake…

It’s after 11 p.m. and my kids are still awake…

Which is shocking and shameful, I know, for an almost-four-year-old and a two-and-a-half-year old. But, this is what you get when you let your kids take looong, late naps. I’m actually fine with it, A. because it’s Saturday and sort of a holiday, and B. […]

Inexplicable, Intimidating Behavior

Inexplicable, Intimidating Behavior

It was 6:30 a.m. this very morning. I was walking calmly from my car to my office, sipping my overly creamed and sweetened coffee from my trusty travel mug,  planning my workday in my head. It was a beautiful early summer day in the city. I stopped […]

My Latest Mothers In Medicine Post

My Latest Mothers In Medicine Post

Check out my latest post at the group blog Mothers In Medicine, a sort-of review of Sheryl Sandberg’s book:  “What Does ‘Lean In’ Mean? Whatever You Want It To.”