KICKING OFF THE NEW YEAR!

2019 is finally here!  It is always an opportunity to press PAUSE in our lives and KICK OFF A FRESH START! It is time to bid good riddance to whatever weighed you down in 2018.  I know it is easier said than done but in order to move forward, one must let go of the past and step into Read More…


Reflecting on 2018

Often, people may look back on the previous year and think about the things that did not get done or were not accomplished.  As I reflect on this past year, I want to celebrate the fun and amazing things that I did get to do and the special people who are in my life.   MY Read More…


CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS

There is something truly special about Christmas.  Although the holidays does involve running around finding just the right presents, Cooking the perfect meal and creating those sentimental holiday cards, there is a certain magical feeling that accompanies this time of year. Growing up, Christmas Eve was the one day I could stay up as late Read More…


THANKSGIVING MEMORIES

Thanksgiving is the day that kicks off the holiday season!  It is the season to be still, take stock of your life and be grateful for your family, friends, job, pets and health.  I can think back to numerous Thanksgivings spent with my immediate family growing up in Queens and Long Island, NY.  The whole Read More…


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…