Covid 19 Series, Entry #20

I just have, like...a whole bunch of rage right now. You know when your kids are being epic A-holes and you just want to scream at them? Like drop some F bombs to really get their attention? But then you feel like you will be the worst parent ever? And they might tell their grandma … Continue reading Covid 19 Series, Entry #20

Covid-19 Series, Entry #19

A common occupational hazard for physicians is the late night call from a frantic friend asking about a worrisome medical issue. I get my fair share of questions pertaining to symptom management, terminal illness, hospice and death, which I am more than happy to help with. Occasionally, however, I get questions about kids. As an … Continue reading Covid-19 Series, Entry #19

Covid-19 Series, Entry #17

I'm moving to Vermont. Not really, but it seems like Vermont is full of reasonable people who make good decisions based on facts and data. Right now 83% of the eligible population has been vaccinated in Vermont and they only have 3 people hospitalized with Covid. They also have lovely trees that turn vibrant colors … Continue reading Covid-19 Series, Entry #17

Side Hustlin’

Have you ever though, "Dang...I really could use a little more responsibility in my life." or "Gosh...I'd really like to have more things to spend money on and subsequently deplete my savings account!"? Probably not. And I don't remember having either one of those conscious thoughts, but somehow that's where we are. Voluntarily, no less. … Continue reading Side Hustlin’

When I Can’t Sleep

Yesterday, a small miracle happened. When I got home from work I had a hot second to lay down on the couch. I told Danny I was just going to rest for a minute, but when I closed my eyes, my "rest" turned into a full on nap. The likes of which simply don't happen … Continue reading When I Can’t Sleep

Covid-19 Series, Entry #15

Good news and bad news. We've started watching The Crown, so please read this in a British accent, a la Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth. Now. Let's start with some good news, shall we? My lovely family indulged my desire to have a rather spoofy holiday card this year and... I present to you... "Best … Continue reading Covid-19 Series, Entry #15

Covid-19 Series, Entry #14

Thanks-mother-effing-giving. Oh, hey there! So...big holiday coming up tomorrow. Also, we're still in the midst of a pandemic...lest you had forgotten, or maybe you are still using denial as a coping mechanism. In the past two hours, I have had two different friends reach out to me for advice regarding loved ones who have been … Continue reading Covid-19 Series, Entry #14