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Podcast: Best of Both Worlds

Podcast: Best Laid Plans

5 quick notes on a Friday

1- Today is the day I will catch up on all pending patient-related things. (Very much hoping!). I am basically caught up in GME/admin and have made progress on the clinical end, though I am not done. I have a half-day of patients (half…

August 13, 2021
COVID19 life

Check In #3: SOUL

I guess by soul I really mean “emotions”, but Mind / Body / Emotions did not have the same ring to it. I think anyone following along can tell that I am feeling somewhat down lately. I’m also quite positive I am not the…

August 12, 2021

Check In, Continued

First, thank you for your comments and discussion yesterday. I especially appreciated the gentle tough love about perhaps not needing to go back to doomscrollng CNN (it’s a choice I get to make!), as well as the reference to Oliver Burkeman’s recent interview with…

August 11, 2021

Check In

Mind Yesterday was re-entry after a week off. I would not say it went well. Reasons: I did not get adequate sleep the prior 2 nights (in part due to anxiety about re-entry. #%(*$(@) I had great plans to not stress about getting everything…

August 10, 2021

Show Notes: Back To School!

I love back to school season and greatly enjoyed recording this episode! (We are also almost ready for back to school season around here – backpacks ready, school/lunch supplies ready, uniforms set, new shoes, etc! I anticipate a year with many quarantines during our…

August 9, 2021

Vacation Log Continued

Might as well keep this going! Yesterday a commenter asked if I bring/use my planner(s) on vacation. The answer is YES. I do a daily page, mostly to remember and appreciate the fun things we have done (and the laziness/relaxation). And yesterday I took…

August 6, 2021

Amelia Island Day 2

30 minute HIIT (Josh ran) Beach Screens (including Olympics + the movie Cast Away which Annabel did not tolerate but Cameron loved) Finished 28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand Tasty’s Fresh Burgers + Ice cream PS: I feel like I need so much sleep on…

August 5, 2021

Vacation Template

Yesterday’s template (which may be similar to today’s): 7 AM: Kids up (because G cannot seem to sleep much later, sadly!) Slow breakfast / hang out 9 AM: Beach 11 AM: Pool 12:30 PM: Showers & Lunch (I made turkey/brie sandwiches with chips, carrots…

August 4, 2021


Made it! First trip longer than a long weekend (this trip was great but very short!) in 2 years. Even with CV19 rates approaching “severe”, I am glad we went. We really needed a break and being here doesn’t seem significantly riskier than our…

August 3, 2021