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Podcast: Best Laid Plans

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Birthdays + More!

Josh turns 48 today (!!!!!) Apparently Genevieve wished him happy birthday first- at 1 AM when she got up to drink water and found him asleep on the couch (not for any bad reason, just because he passes out in random places quite frequently,…

December 8, 2022
Best Laid Plans Work

BLP Live . . .

OMG I have a speaking engagement today. My very first (not counting medical/scientific talks). And I am nervous. This is so different from a podcast interview or a platform presentation where all I have to do is essentially explain my slides. I’m sharing my…

December 7, 2022

Random Things & These Are the Days

This Shel Silverstein poem made me tear up last night: G was gifted a set of these books for her birthday and is very into them, choosing them in lieu of regular books each night since her party. So many of the poems are…

December 6, 2022
Best Laid Plans

BLP Ep #123: 4 2023 Planner Mini Reviews!

But first: Planner Peace Andrea is a physician with a lot going on, and she shares a detailed look at her bullet journal-centric system! Takeaways that I love: Having one calendar (in her case, her weekly spread in the BuJo) serving as ultimate source…

December 5, 2022
Fitness Parenting Weekend

5th Bday Party & Workout Report

Another kids’ bday party in the books! Gymnastics + snacks + cupcakes (from Misha’s and yes I had one despite yesterday’s post) = very happy 4+ year olds. And happy parents, because the kids were all occupied and there was coffee. Genevieve doesn’t actually…

December 4, 2022

Post Saturday long run thoughts

I had been doing long runs on Sundays for quite some time. But today I switched it to Saturday and realized it works SO much better for multiple reasons: I almost never do anything on Friday nights, so it’s easy to wake up early…

December 3, 2022
life Weekend

5 on a Friday: Fashion-Adjacent

1- We had neighborhood book club last night! I am still trying to get it off the ground, but last night was really nice – I think we had about 7 come and had some great book-related (and book-unrelated) discussion. EVERY TIME I have…

December 2, 2022

New Month: December Goals

November Goals: Completed ✅ Order + send holiday card ✅ BLPA launch! ✅ Consistent half marathon training (yes) + continue 2-3x/week strength training ( <– mostly) ✅ Call week: focus on call ✅ Complete Q4 MOCA-Peds (board certification quiz questions to complete each quarter)…

December 1, 2022
Fitness life Reading

Late Start

I was supposed to record a rather exciting podcast guest this morning, but they had to move the session (for a very understandable reason). So. Today is the first day of non-clinical work WITH childcare I’ve had in what feels like forever. I’m enjoying…

November 30, 2022
life Parenting

Picking My Battles . . .

Summer 2023 My two big kids have decided not to return to sleepaway camp this summer. They most certainly did not have a bad time when they went. Honestly, they seemed to be thriving and I didn’t get a single negative letter. Visiting day…

November 29, 2022