Category Archives: education

Embracing Change

As I stood on the train platform this morning in (yet again) this finger-freezing, mind and body numbing, -16 degree weather the term ‘polar vortex’ came to mind.  Before this wench of a winter descended upon us I had never … Continue reading

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“Do I Look Fat??”…and other stupid questions

SO…Christmas has come and gone once again…thank goodness!  Don’t get me wrong I love the holidays…I love the decorations, the music, the happiness that people exude, the kindness displayed and the extra time spent with family and friends.  I love the promise of a New … Continue reading

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You Can Never Get Enough of a Good Thing…or Can You??

Have you ever wondered who comes up with the catchy phrases we throw around and why some stick and others don’t?   “Laughter is the best medicine“…”Rome wasn’t built in a day“….”A happy wife is a happy life” ( I … Continue reading

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A Goal Without A Plan is Just a Wish

Once a month or so I make the trek to The Big City to accommodate our downtown area patients.  This means the country mouse actually has to put some thought into her attire and wear her ‘big girl shoes’…ugh.  As … Continue reading

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How do you spell “SUCCESS”?

Does the name: Arvind Mahankali mean anything to anyone?  What about the word ‘knaidel‘?  Well if anyone has been reading the news lately (and by the way Kim Kardashian apparently had COSMETIC SURGERY while PREGNANT) they will know that Arvind Mahankali is … Continue reading

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Words of Advice…whether you want them or not :)

Advice….seems like everyone is dying to give it these days but we don’t always like to get it am I right?  Aside from all those horrible reality shows that are out there (my fav: “I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant”…oh really…that’s some … Continue reading

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READY? SET? LIVE!!!!

As Steve Martin would say “EXCUUUUUUUSE ME”!!!… but what just happened??  Where did it go? Tell me did we not just put away the backpacks and crusty lunch bags and pull out the sunscreen and flip flops? (my daughter shudders every time … Continue reading

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The Importance of Education (what a dull title..but the blog isn’t)

As I sit here writing this I am preparing myself for a major life change (no, thankfully not hot flashes…yet).  My eldest and only daughter is heading off to University.  This can’t POSSIBLY be happening because I just headed off … Continue reading

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Lapband Letdown?

Do you remember the ad from several years ago, I think it was for some kind of luncheon meat, where various members of a family would eagerly stick their hand into their lunch bag, pull out a less-than-satisfactory sandwich and … Continue reading

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Band-Aid…Is it my Band or is it Something Else?

So…you’re out on your bike enjoying a lovely ride.  The sun is shining and you are (of course covered in SPF 30 or above…thats the nurse/mother in me talking) sailing along, enjoying the scenery, feeling GREAT and looking damn good … Continue reading

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