Tagged with things that stress me out

Mother’s Day 2014

I’m sitting at the dining room table, munching on french fries, leftovers from friday night’s dinner, trying to chew quietly as I listen for any sounds of little children who might be attempting to boycott their naps.  The husband is at the hospital working on an emergency case. This is how I am spending Mother’s … Continue reading

End of Maternity Leave

My maternity leave is quickly winding to an end.  Where did the time go? As I get closer and closer to returning to work, many friends and family have asked me, “So how do you feel about going back to work? are you ready?” I always have to pause and think about how to answer … Continue reading

Pain Control

“On a scale of 1-10, where would you rate your pain?” the nurse asked me. “Ummm. a 7.”  I answered, somewhat sheepishly. “So you need something for pain right now?” She quipped with one eyebrow raised dubiously. “Well, not exactly.  I’m not in pain…at this moment, in between contractions.  But when the contractions come, it … Continue reading

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

Christmas Cards

Every year, my husband and I go through the same dialogue. Me: “Should we send out Christmas cards this year?” Him: grunt, shrug. “Sure.” Me: “Will you help me write messages and addresses, put on stamps?” Him: “No, I don’t think so.  Let’s not do cards this year. “ Me: “Hmmm…well…yeah, let’s order some cards. … Continue reading