MY FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH LUPUS

I can remember the first time I heard the word “systemic lupus erythematosus” (SLE or lupus). In one of my first blogs, I briefly shared the story about meeting a girl during my time at medical school. She had complained of several months of joint pain and swelling, extreme fatigue, and mild hair loss.  She Read More…


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…


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…


A Day at Disney

A Day at Disney

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to be a kid again? Are there times in your life where you might be sitting at work and reminiscing about the carefree innocent days of childhood? Recently, I thought about my first family trip to Disney as a child and the happiness I felt there. Read More…