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Georgetown

Once a Hoya, Always a Hoya I can still remember the first day my parents dropped me off at Georgetown University.  I can recall the anticipation, anxiety and excitement that I felt. As I drove over the Key Bridge in Washington DC. The view of the college on a hill and the Potomac River in Read More…


Rheumatology 101

WHAT IS RHEUMATOLOGY? For those who are not familiar with my specialty, a rheumatologist is an internist. Rheumatologistare are experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of joints, muscles, and bones. Arthritis is a chronic disease that is characterized by acute and chronic inflammation. It can result in joint destruction, impaired mobility, and sometimes permanent disability. Autoimmune diseases, Read More…


THE SUPER POWERS OF WATER

You can also check out this blog on sweatforsmiles.com  How many times have we been told as children and adults how important water is for our health?  A few years ago, former First Lady Michelle Obama and her staff launched a “Drink Up” campaign which helped promote children to drink more water instead of sugary Read More…


CARDIO KICKBOXING

When I moved to NYC thirteen years ago, this workout helped me get in shape. It also helped build my confidence to attack my problems in life head on while having so much fun.  My favorite class is at Equinox in NYC taught by instructor Akin Williams who I have followed for several years. His class Read More…


Reinvention

“Butterflies are all around Me”   I have always been fascinated by the butterfly.  Ever since I was a child, I eagerly anticipated summer to see these beautiful vibrant creatures. Confidently flapping their delicate wings all around the park, showcasing their beauty. I always remembered the “butterfly” but seldom remembered the stages that occurred prior to Read More…


World Lupus Day

World Lupus Day

Everyone knows how much I love the Color Purple! Purple is the color that represents Dignity Pride Independence Peace Creativity Power Ambition May 10 is World Lupus Day!! Lupus is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks various organs like the skin, kidneys, brain, lungs, heart and joints resulting in inflammation. Please join me in Read More…