Month: May 2015

Unplugged Time

Unplugged Time

We recently interviewed a promising candidate for a position in our practice. Several  of us were asked to meet with her, each focusing on a different practice area, like teaching, or clinical responsibilities. I was work/life balance. Like most of us, she is a doctor-mom, and […]

Well, We’re Off To Kindergarten…

Well, We’re Off To Kindergarten…

…BUT it’s not the kindergarten I had imagined. Babyboy will be five next month, and we were very antsy about him moving from his special ed preschool program to a mainstream kindergarten. At our local public school, that’s all there is, and from what I […]

Latest MiM Post: How Much Do You Share With Your Patients?

Latest MiM Post: How Much Do You Share With Your Patients?

Some nice commentary generated by my post on the Mothers In Medicine Blog: How Much Do You Share With Your Patients? 

To Kindergarten, Or Not To Kindergarten? That Is The Question…

To Kindergarten, Or Not To Kindergarten? That Is The Question…

I have photos of my kids on proud display in my exam room and workspace, and my patients often kindly inquire about them. When people ask me how old Babyboy is, I tell them, He’ll be five years old at the beginning of the summer. […]

I Love That Dirty Water….

I Love That Dirty Water….

Today was my Thursday “off”: me trying to cram a week’s worth of errands, exercise, and housework into one day. Not even one whole day, actually. Everything has to fit into the hours before two-thirty p.m., when I pick the kids up at their schools… since […]

Medical Mysteries and Migraines

Medical Mysteries and Migraines

The past two weeks, I’ve ended my workdays feeling rather…. depleted. I’ve had an unusual number of mystery medical cases, but not fun ones like in the New York Times Sunday Magazine. I haven’t solved many of these, and I’ve got some frustrated patients. I […]