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  • Work

    Down with Work Stress

    Yesterday was going swimmingly until I received a work-related email that was deflating, to say the least. I can’t really go into detail (and I know vague-blogging is HIGHLY annoying, and for that I…

    May 3, 2022
  • life Work

    Call & Moving Week Begins!

    Here we go . . . I am optimistic about this call week — sort of. Mostly because unlike the usual setup, this time it is SPLIT! I am on for 72 hours, then…

    April 19, 2022
  • life Work

    Surreal vs the Mundane

    News. Just . . . seems incredibly surreal, yet I know it IS real. In 2022, people are fleeing for their lives and impending disaster feels quite possible. And yet the mundane details of…

    March 4, 2022
  • life Parenting Work

    Break in the Routine

    Sometimes I guess routines are made for breaking. We met up with some old friends (and their kids) in Ft. Lauderdale last night, visiting from Rhode Island. I cannot remember the last time Josh…

    February 23, 2022
  • Work

    1 on a Friday + Work

    I just found this post fascinating: “What I Learned in My 3 Days Offline” — Raptitude If I were to spend 3 days offline, I would probably read more, sleep more, and (admittedly) interact…

    February 18, 2022
  • Work

    Almost at the halfway point

    Call starts Tuesday morning, so halfway through the 168 hours of consecutive availability is Friday at 8 pm. That is downright depressing from this vantage point, but unfortunately that is the math. I will…

    February 4, 2022
  • life Work

    Call Week Begins . . .

    Here comes the usual pep talk: I can do this It’s just 7 days I will be kind to myself Every time I get an EpicChat is an opportunity to work on my reaction…

    February 1, 2022
  • 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