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My job gives me every opportunity to not eat healthy

Part of my job revolves around meetings: breakfast meetings, lunch meetings and dinner meetings, plus cocktail hours.  I have the opportunity every day to eat too much and all the bad things.  I just had had enough recently and decided it was time for a change. So my husband and I took on a challenge.  It’s always better

By |2017-12-14T12:14:33-05:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on My job gives me every opportunity to not eat healthy

15 things your doctor should know about you

You are more than the sum of your diseases, so it's important to find a doctor willing to take care of the "whole" you. Human beings are complicated, medications are becoming more complex and don't get me started on how difficult the health care system is to figure out! As a transplant patient and also

By |2017-10-23T14:07:27-05:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: Health and Wellness|Comments Off on 15 things your doctor should know about you

Don’t put off that talk with your parents

Have your parents slowed down? Complained of some aches and pains and wrinkles? Those are normal signs of aging. Have you noticed that your parents appear depressed or helpless? Have they lost interest in the hobbies they’ve always enjoyed? Are they overeating or have they lost their appetite? As a physician, I can tell you

By |2017-08-10T11:06:22-05:00May 8th, 2017|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |Comments Off on Don’t put off that talk with your parents