By a mom who happens to be a doc with an entrepreneurial spirit

Human nature

Ready to start a healthy habit? Here is how you can make it happen.

Ready to start a healthy habit? Here is how you can make it happen.

Making change happen   Ahhhh change. It comes so hard to all of us! Forming a new healthy habit can be as elusive as that pot of gold at the end of a rainbow 😉.   Of course, there is much variability. Some behaviors are […]

Respect antibiotics: use them judiciously so we can still wage war against bacteria

Respect antibiotics: use them judiciously so we can still wage war against bacteria

Fighting the good fight: respect antibiotics   This week let’s talk about a topic that is near and dear to my heart: antibiotics. As a physician who works with the sickest patients in the hospital, I consider antibiotics lifesaving therapy. I truly respect antibiotics. They […]

The school safety debate continues: Can we successfully keep guns in check?

The school safety debate continues: Can we successfully keep guns in check?

When school shootings become the norm and kids do more adulting than adults I was debating whether or not to discuss this topic on this life post this week, mostly because I want to discuss topics that are applicable to all. Today’s topic is very […]

Life lessons from the ICU

Life lessons from the ICU

Join this week, as I share the lessons I have learned from working in the ICU and how they translate to everyday life.

Trust wisely, not blindly
Bicycle in colored pencils by Camille I Claux, 2016 Camille Claux

Trust wisely, not blindly

I remember teaching our daughter to ride a bike a couple of years ago. She said “Mama, I’m scared.” I told her, “It’s ok, let go and trust us.” It took a little coaxing, but ultimately she took off without training wheels. Trust, lies, deception. […]