Tagged with beauty

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

Skinny Minnie

As an Asian woman, there is a strange fine line of what it means to look  well-nourished  versus being too porky.   It is not uncommon to have Asian mothers/grandmothers/aunties  constantly hovering and pressuring young women to “Eat more, you too skinny!”  but then in the next breath, exclaim  “Don’t eat so much sweets! Your … Continue reading

Smitten

My family and close friends know that I am really not a “baby/kid-friendly person”.   Some people, like my best friend V and my middle sister R are just naturally comfortable around small human beings. Their eyes light up with delight at the sight of pudgy thighs and chubby cheeks, where as I, on the … Continue reading

The Business-Savvy-Doctor

A patient recently came to see me for adrenal issues, and when I asked her who originally diagnosed her, she told me that she had gone to a “Med-Spa” for a facial and happened to mention various clinical symptoms to the owner of the spa.  The spa owner, lo-and-behold, happened to be an endocrinologist (!) … Continue reading