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“Hey Dr. Kathryn, guess who I am!” Harry Potter, Hermione, her mom, or any number of other possibilities wouldn’t have surprised me. But my young patient didn’t imitate any of them. She imitated me — and she had me laughing at myself even before she told me she’d “done me” at a party the weekend […]

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Jeffry and I met in the cancer treatment center. Both of us were there with our fathers. We talked freely about cancer treatment, the side effects, and how sad it is to see someone you love be sick. The biggest difference between us was that Jeffry was four while I was forty-two. His dad was […]

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The first time I saw Tornado, he was a tiny black bundle of fur wiggling around in a cardboard box, willing to give little puppy kisses to anyone who got close enough.  My boyfriend (now husband) had arranged to pick him up at a work party.  One look and I knew he was really too […]

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Goodbye for now

Have you ever known that it’s time to move on, but you linger anyway? Perhaps you stay because of sentiment or because you aren’t ready to admit that things have changed. For me, it’s a bit of both.   I loved my practice—the patients, the emotional reward of helping people and feeling like I made […]

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Nado and I stepped out of the cabin one morning just before sunrise. Thick mist swirled through the timber like cream freshly poured into hearty coffee. The crisp, cool air filled our noses with the musky scent of fallen leaves and damp earth. In short, a perfect fall morning promised a beautiful sunrise as reward […]

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Misadventures…

Have you ever heard of the movie, The Grey? The basic premise is that Liam Neeson fights for survival as he faces a pack of starving wolves that hunt him. A few weeks ago, I had a similar experience while walking through the timber at dusk. I knew how Liam felt with just a couple […]

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Top 3 Desk Jockey Myths

We live and work in a world filled with computers and lots of chair time. We started training for it on our very first day of school. Our days of running around freely are replaced by structured chair time. By the time we enter the work world several years later, we think nothing of sitting […]

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The media often mentions gluten-free living these days. ‘This actor went gluten-free and lost weight or an athlete eats gluten-free and performs better!’ In general, I think the media attention is good for those of us who really need to eat a gluten-free diet. However, a few misconceptions need addressing.   1. If you have […]

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Have you ever considered the answer to the question, “What makes you awesome?” I hadn’t, at least not until a couple friends asked me during a phone call about my latest project. I couldn’t immediately answer their question.   At some point in our lives we’ve all spent time wondering how someone else sees us, […]

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Last week we talked about five key questions that help us focus so we get greater rewards faster and with less effort. The five questions are: What do I want? (What are my goals?) What gets me what I want fastest? Does this item on my list fit into both of those categories? What’s stopping […]

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