Dear Dr. Barry, As a woman, a Canadian, a recently graduated physician, a mother of two young children (both of whom I gave birth to and raised while in medical school), and a future ob-gyn, I am quite appalled by the choices you have made regarding your patient care. Of course, we are all entitled… Continue reading An Open Letter To Chantal Barry
After 4 years, the day is here. I can't believe I made it!
The Giraffe family is going to Florida! Yesterday I decided that our family (well, me really) needs to take a vacation! Originally we always thought husband and I would go on a European vacation to celebrate me being done medical school and our 5th wedding anniversary at this time. However, it just wasn't going to… Continue reading Florida!
We've all seen this little depiction of the levels of stress before and we always get lectured on how we need to maintain our stress level in the "optimum" area to ensure that we have the righ amount of stress to keep us motivated from day to day. We all hear the warnings about what might… Continue reading Backwards Through The Stress
Today is Day 1. Yesterday I wrote my medical licensing exam, marking the complete, official end of medical school. I now have two months off before I start residency and I have many many things that I need and want to accomplish before I get there. The first, and probably the most important thing is… Continue reading Back to Day 1