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5 months and counting

Hello! The baby came. It was a little chaotic, but he made it safe and sound. Then the parents came (mine and husband’s.) More chaos, but also a lot of emotional holding/distraction that was very helpful. Then we bought a … Continue reading

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The second trimester ends.

It has been an interesting journey so far. If you recall, dear reader, the first thing I did after we received our diagnosis was to download a book called “Five Fingers Ten Toes” on Amazon and read it overnight. It … Continue reading

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Hello! I’m blogging again..

..and here’s why. Back in 2013 I stopped blogging- food was no longer all that interesting, and psychiatry was getting harder to write about. Offline life was getting more and more hectic- new job, new house, new child, and so … Continue reading

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Of guns

Newtown is half an hour away from here. When the shooting at Sandy Hook happened, I was at work. I could hear the clinicians talking about it in the hallway, and I started to Google for news. The details kept … Continue reading

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Election 2012

I read two articles in the newspapers today, one about Governor Romney’s 2011 tax returns and the other about a welfare mother. (Remaining cognizant of the fact that this is the NYT, a newspaper with a liberal bent.) It made … Continue reading

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Protected: Honesty

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How it all went down. (II)

Omaha airport, day 0/7. The rental car is a Nissan Versa just like my first car. It makes me smile. I’m in Omaha a week before the exam day. My general psych graduation was more than a year ago, and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the new job (in no particular order.)

I love what I do. I love seeing patients, love figuring out what’s going on, love working with them to get to a medication that works. I hate ‘administration’. This is important to know, because I entertained delusions of being … Continue reading

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Hello, and a recipe

I thought I could live on Twitter. It allows me to work 10 hour days at four different clinics and still keep in touch with what’s happening in the world. It’s my newsfeed, entertainment, communication system and everything else rolled … Continue reading

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Hello, I must be going.

I’m still here. The Vox blog had started as a reaction to homesickness, as a coping mechanism. Then I went back home. It was all the things I imagined it to be- delightful, overwhelming, confusing, bittersweet. And now I’m back. … Continue reading

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