Category Archives: Health

A Valuable Surgical Face Mask Wearing Lesson I Learned as a Brand New Veterinarian

I think we can all learn from the mistakes of others and so I’m going to share a little story with you about something I had happen to me as a neophyte veterinarian.  It’s a story I’m not too proud … Continue reading

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Hello…. It’s Been Awhile

It’s been over a month since I’ve posted here though it seems much longer.  I decided to put on some Ed Sheeran to see if I can rid myself of this blog paralysis, or whatever it is keeping me from … Continue reading

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Life Update in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

In early January of 2020, I lost count of how many bloggers who wrote posts that said 2019 wasn’t a good year for them, how they were glad to see it go, and and how they were looking forward to … Continue reading

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Another Update from the AVMA concerning COVID-19 and Our Pets

I thought I would share this link to an update from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), dated April 12, 2020. Hope you all had a Happy Easter and are all staying safe!  I hope to get back to blogging … Continue reading

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AVMA About Pets and Coronavirus

  As a veterinarian, I’ve been asked more than once recently about coronavirus in our pets.  Here’s a link to some information from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) about Coronavirus and pets (published February 28, 2020).  If you don’t … Continue reading

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Insomnia and Those Dreaded Sleep Medications

I struggle with insomnia and have for quite some time.  I remember my mother telling me even when I was still a teenager, that for many women, insomnia worsens around menopause, and that the older you get, the more difficult … Continue reading

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Breasts, Body Shaming, Bullying, and Body Image- Part Three

I’ll be honest and tell you that I have not wanted to finish this series.  I contemplated deleting the other two posts and not revisiting this subject again.  And I still might do that.  It’s one of the hardest things … Continue reading

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Breasts, Body Shaming, Bullying, and Body Image- Part Two

As you can tell by the title above, I’m posting about a difficult and very personal topic but an important one.  If you’re interested in reading Part One, you can read it here.  I discussed in Part One how I … Continue reading

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On Waiting at the Doctor’s Office

I had a follow-up appointment with my doctor this past Monday.  It is about a 45 minute to an hour drive (depending on traffic) to get to my doctor’s office.  He’s worth it.  I’ve gone to this doctor for many … Continue reading

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Why I Despise Calling Doctor’s Offices

I don’t know if it’s just me, but it seems that dealing with the medical profession is so much more frustrating now than it used to be. I feel I’m constantly trying to jump through hoops to accomplish anything– to … Continue reading

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