Archive for September, 2011

Heartbreak and Loss

Posted by Vicki on September 25th, 2011 under love
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There is so much heartbreak, every day in every life. Heartbreak means loss. Sometimes it really feels good to cry and cry and cry, like I have been doing on and off for the last, oh, 36 hours. Indeed, in the past 36 hours the eye spigot has been turning on and off. For some […]

Some Ad-vice About Vicing On An On-Call Weekend

Posted by Vicki on September 17th, 2011 under Attitude
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I don’t mean a real vice, like smoking or having affairs or gambling or pulling wings off flies. It’s the occasional alcoholic beverage that I am referring to, a beverage that is enjoyed while on call. It’s just one of those things that has ethical or moral or some kind of maybe shady implications. It’s […]

I’m Over It

Posted by Vicki on September 15th, 2011 under Attitude
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Things are moving along. I am totally over the prima donna debacle of last week. We had a great weekend in New York – very long day Friday, driving from about 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 to Springhill Suites with cb. About halfway through the trip, we began listening to Dan Savage podcasts, which of course […]

More Stress

Posted by Vicki on September 8th, 2011 under Eating Behavior, stress management
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I just experienced great deal of stress. That cannot be good for my immune system, if you know what I mean. Like fighting off things like cancer. Lately I have been very much sitting on schpilkes for a lot of reasons. I am going to be sometimes general and sometimes specific but at first I […]

Where Do You See Yourself in Ten Years?

Posted by Vicki on September 4th, 2011 under Attitude, friends & family, love, philosophy
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Cb and I met the first day of medical school in the Dunlop Auditorium. I think this might have been the biochemistry class in which they were going to stratify us and place us out. I actually did place out of the basic biochem class and got into the metabolic diseases class, which I loved. […]

Stubborn or Persistent?

Posted by Vicki on September 1st, 2011 under Uncategorized
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My exposure to weight issues is almost 24/7, 365. I am always thinking about my own weight and I thank God every day for my stubbornness. I use the word “stubbornness” instead of willpower, because willpower is a nebulous word that really doesn’t mean anything, and stubbornness is a personality trait, actually probably my most […]