Feeding My Kid

“You’re not breastfeeding? Did something happen? It’s recommended for at least a year.” That’s the question from a colleague who kindly asked me if I needed to pump about two weeks after I stopped giving Shanta breast milk and switched to formula. It was a time when I felt self-conscious about my decision, but also … More Feeding My Kid

Weekend Words #1

Do you ever feel like a chicken running around with your head cut off? I do. I do things and then at the end of the day wonder what I’ve done. I’ve gone through phases where I’ve written quickly, almost frantically, about my experiences, about food, about travel, about medicine. Then I go through lulls. … More Weekend Words #1

Pictures of 2018

The last post I wrote was in August of 2018. That’s a long time to go without writing. It’s not that I didn’t write, it’s that the world got so busy that I didn’t update, and when I wanted to, I couldn’t think of what I wanted to write about. I’ve been baking, but I … More Pictures of 2018

Exploring California 4: Coyote Hills Regional Park + Coconut Curry Soup-Salad

When we moved to California, I promised myself we would spend as much time outside as possible. We would hike, camp, walk, run, and bike (if I ever re-learn, it’s definitely NOT like riding a bike, you CAN forget) our way across Northern California. Apparently I forgot I was in residency — it’s a slow … More Exploring California 4: Coyote Hills Regional Park + Coconut Curry Soup-Salad

2017 in pictures

2017 was a year. I put in my first central line by myself, Donald Trump was inaugurated president, I celebrated my 10 year anniversary with my partner, we moved to California (!!), I started a new residency program and joined the Stanford family, Tyler started graduate school (!!), we hiked, we ate, we loved, we … More 2017 in pictures