Namaste . . . to Myself

So many of the phrases that I use when talking and writing about palliative care - meeting people where they are, starting low and going slow[ly] (when managing pain meds), following the signs that the body shows us - apply surprisingly well to yoga. Yogic wisdom encourages us to go at our own pace, focusing …

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My Target Guardian Angel

I like to think of myself as someone who generally has her sh*t together. Someone who is skilled at multitasking, who keeps her cool when things get stressful. Which is how I found myself at Target last week staring at one cart full of children squirting poop and tears and another piled high with cartons …

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The Hunger Games: my article for JAMA

It took two years of writing drafts, editing, setting them aside and then starting over, but I was finally able to capture the stress and guilt I experienced when I had trouble nursing my first son and the ways it affected my practice as a pediatrician. It appeared in yesterday's issue of the Journal of …

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