3 Ways Your Doctor Can Make Your Visit More Pleasant (Published In The Mighty)

This can’t be good. My blood pressure literally rose as I walked into the doctor’s waiting room, densely packed with fidgeting humans. I approached the receptionist and greeted her while fishing around for my insurance card and copay. This wasn’t my first Continue reading 3 Ways Your Doctor Can Make Your Visit More Pleasant (Published In The Mighty)

Here’s What Happened When I Gave Up Bread for 30 Days (Published In The Huffington Post)

In the last ten or twenty years bread has become the diet devil. What a fall from grace for a dietary staple that was once considered a divine and spiritual food. Didn’t God shower it from heaven on the Israelites Continue reading Here’s What Happened When I Gave Up Bread for 30 Days (Published In The Huffington Post)

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Daughter’s Concussion (Published in The Mighty)

This past summer, my teenager was accidentally elbowed in the nose, causing a fracture as well as a concussion. Although she complained for weeks of headaches, the doctors repeatedly assured her that headaches were a common symptom of nasal fractures. Continue reading 4 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Daughter’s Concussion (Published in The Mighty)

How I Got Into Shape After Quitting the Gym (Published in The Huffington Post)

I’ve been a group fitness junkie for as long as I can remember. I seemed to need the competitiveness inherent in group exercise even in high school in order to keep me accountable and working hard. Group bootcamps, kickboxing and Continue reading How I Got Into Shape After Quitting the Gym (Published in The Huffington Post)

My Husband Is A Doctor – But He Refuses To Give Up Junk Food (Published In Woman’s Day)

“I’ll have the salmon, medium-well with no couscous, and extra grilled asparagus on the side. I’ll start with the house salad–hold the cranberries, cheese, walnuts and croutons–and please put the balsamic vinegar on the side. Oh. And I’ll have water Continue reading My Husband Is A Doctor – But He Refuses To Give Up Junk Food (Published In Woman’s Day)