Posted in January 2013

Lights, Camera, Action!

Recently I was contacted by one of the physician services representatives of our hospital to set up a meeting to be filmed.  This is part of a publicity strategy to place a short video in our online profile so that potential patients who search the database can view our  “clinical experience and personal medical philosophy”. … Continue reading

Fashion Tips

I will be the first to admit that when it comes to style and beauty, I am the opposite of a fashionista.  I tend to be boring in my clothing, choosing to wear things that are a little bit…nerdy.  My 3-year-old daughter C, on the other hand, seems to have caught some kind of fashion … Continue reading


Thursday nights are stressful for us.  Typically my husband has an afternoon clinic that runs late into the evening.  I usually see patients until 4pm and then attend a couple of hours of didactics (research seminar/clinical case presentations).   By the time I am able to rush out of conference, dash over the the daycare, … Continue reading


We just got back from a 3 day vacation and as we were driving back home, my husband asked me if I had fun.  I just sighed.  There is no easy answer to that question. In our life before kids, we often would go on spontaneous romantic weekend trips, find a cute B&B, spend all … Continue reading

Just an oil change

Yesterday, with much dreaded anticipation, I took my car in for a routine oil change. Being the daughter of a mechanical engineer, of course I know that general car maintenance requires typical things like oil changes, air filter replacements, brakes checked, tire rotations, etc.  But I really really hate going in for any of these … Continue reading


Yesterday as I was picking up my daughter from preschool, her teacher pulled me aside and asked, “Hey, do you guys go to church regularly?” I answered yes and asked her why. It turns out that my daughter has been talking to her classmates about Jesus being the Son of God, Christmas as Jesus’ birthday, … Continue reading

Letter to myself: 18 years old

To 18-year-old me, As we enter 2013, there are a few things that I wanted to tell you. First, let’s talk about your eyebrows.  You might want to check out a salon for something called waxing or threading.  Seriously, don’t wait until you are 25 years old to get those furry caterpillars professionally groomed. But … Continue reading