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AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE HITS THE TENNIS WORLD

In addition to celebrating Heart Awareness, February is also Black history month. I can remember growing up and being inspired watching the Williams sisters rise to the top of their tennis games. I loved being able to watch these girls/women who I could identify with display such amazing athletic ability.  I still watch them both Read More…


LOVE AND THE FAIRYTALE

I vividly remember being a little girl sitting on my canopy bed in my pink room dreaming about the person I was going to marry. And the life I was going to have with that person. Initially I thought it would be Joe McIntyre from New Kids On the Block. I recall being mesmerized by Read More…



Heart Health

During my medical internship, I’ll never forget taking care of a young female with lupus who was admitted to the hospital.  She had vague symptoms of fatigue, body aches, mild chest pressure and generally not feeling well. During her hospital stay, she was admitted to the coronary care unit and eventually passed away.  She suffered Read More…


Psoriatic Arthritis

ARTHRITIS HITS CLOSE TO HOME Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a type of arthritis associated with inflammation that can be seen with psoriasis, an autoimmune condition where patches of red skin and silvery scales may be seen.  This type of arthritis which may appear before or after the skin lesions, can resemble rheumatoid arthritis. I remember Read More…


Health and Wellness A Seminar

I just attended a great seminar at the Soho House in NYC hosted by female entrepreneurs. It focused on health and wellness as well as new rituals for the New Year. I  loved hearing about ways to focus on self-care and self-love in the New Year. Thank you to Sally Kim (Crushed Tonic founder), Jess Chia Read More…