I decided to start a pinterest group board for pinning articles and images about empowerment of female physicians, the facts of mom doc life, and inspiration for women in medicine. I created the thing and then went on to search for applicable pins, and would you believe it (she says sarcastically, because YES you would … Continue reading The NEJM letter to the young female physician, and some thoughts of my own
What exactly is a pueblo remains a difficult concept to explain to those who don't see it for themselves. A pueblo is a village, or a town, but rather than a strict geographical definition, it's more of a way to describe a community. Also, it's a people or the people. The word also carries with it a … Continue reading It takes a village: Christmas time in the Basque country
One of the first things I did when I got a job that paid money was hire a cleaning lady. It was a given that I would, since I hate housework, and am no good at it. I actually suck pretty hard at it. As time went on, I outsourced more and more stuff. Some … Continue reading Mommy guilt: the struggle is real
It’s pretty much widely accepted that when you’ve got two busy parents who work, getting dinner on the table frequently gets hairy. I try to be that mom and prepare a week’s worth of meals on a Sunday, but... ok, I’m straight up lying; I think I did that once. The bottom line is, on any given … Continue reading 8 Dinner hacks for the working family who comes home hungry
If you think about it, the tree is an amazing creature. As a tree grows and ages, it becomes more and more difficult to deliver water to the top from the roots, thereby setting an upper limit to its height. Eventually, distal limbs become too "expensive" to support, and stop developing; this is why the … Continue reading Of trees and birthdays
I remember being pregnant for the first time... The anticipation, the joy... the hemorrhoids... Just kidding. Or am I. But even if I had had hemorrhoids, hypothetically speaking, they would not be as annoying as all the weirdass attention you get as a pregnant lady. I liked it at first, up until about twenty … Continue reading Dumb things people say to pregnant women
I am ridiculous when left alone, and that's a fact. Good thing there's someone for everyone, or I'd be screwed.