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  • Work

    Work Talk Etc

    WOW – SO MANY amazing book recs! I will work on finalizing my own 2022 Reading Inspiration List (less prescriptive than a TBR, but lots of ideas to draw from). I greatly appreciate so…

    January 20, 2022
  • Weekend Work


    Listening: Enjoying: having Josh as primary parent this weekend!!! Yesterday was not terrible but I still fielded several calls and had to go in to discharge a patient (kid was happy to get out…

    December 26, 2021
  • Work

    Work and Shakshuka

    We got PCR tests for the kids yesterday: NEGATIVE x 3! All 3 have coughs now. But I guess it is something else: RSV, metapneumovirus, rhinovirus, a non-covid coronavirus (remember those? they still exist!),…

    December 24, 2021
  • Work

    the show must go on

    Our BeeperMD tester did not show yesterday afternoon. This was the second time this happened and I fear they have just . . . given up? (BUT THEN WHY DOES THE SITE STILL SHOW…

    December 23, 2021
  • Parenting Work


    R O L L E R C O A S T E R Well. My plan is not working out very well. Annabel woke up yesterday with a sore throat + cough, and we…

    December 22, 2021
  • COVID19 life Work

    Holiday Call Week: Game On

    And so it begins . . . My call week starts today. I am going to try my best to not flail out into a stress spiral. Quite honestly, It’s going to be challenging.…

    December 21, 2021
  • life Work

    Winter Break “Plans”

    Josh and I are both working winter break this year. I am on call for Christmas week – Dec 21 – 27. He is on call for most of New Years’ week, including New…

    December 10, 2021
  • life Work

    Today / To Do

    I am giving a big presentation today for work entitled “Cultivating resiliency as leaders in medicine” as part of a day-long internal leadership retreat. Something like 200-300 physicians and administrators within our healthcare system…

    November 19, 2021
  • life Parenting Work

    Things Noted

    Taking Notes. I saw my resident taking notes yesterday. It warmed my heart. It always surprises me how few of them do this — and this hasn’t changed. I remember being an outlier among…

    November 9, 2021