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Cresting the Wave

It’s funny. For the first time in months I feel like my to-do list is getting shorter and not longer, like I’m finally catching up with my life.  What a great feeling!  Ironically it’s also a bit of a scary … Continue reading

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When it rains…

Everything really does happen at once, doesn’t it? This is all about those days when you feel like screaming.

Here are my tips and tricks about staying balanced when you’re running 12 steps behind your life. Continue reading

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Patients are Always My Best Teachers

In reminding my patients of their priorities, I am reminded of mine. Thanks to a great friend and patient who I spoke with this morning who reminded me why it’s so important to schedule fun.

Take time to do things for you, little stuff like walks to big stuff like travel. This picture was taken on a boat trip with my best friend from med school. Time for more of that!
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Doing It Myself. Hmm.

We humans are funny animals, and we seem to choose our priorities partly because of what is really important to us and partly because of fear of failure. I can see my patients making excuses for not exercising when they’re trying to lose weight because they are afraid of failing. If they don’t exercise and don’t lose weight then they can blame the failure on all the things that ‘kept them’ from exercising Continue reading

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