NYD - Not Yet Diagnosed. To most physicians, this acronym is either the dear favorite or the arch nemesis of acronyms. Psychiatry uses it a lot... They like it. Psychosis - NYD. That's fine. Why? Because regardless of the cause, you will treat it all the same. You can treat the acute situation and time… Continue reading Abdominal Pain – NYD
G. is finally making progress on her letters when she is rudely disturbed by a text message: "Time's up. Kids are driving me nuts. Your turn." She's not even half way done but she's over her word limit. "Fantastic," she says under her breath. She heads downstairs and begins to plan dinner with the two scoundrels… Continue reading Personal Letters
I woke up this morning feeling amazing. I felt well rested, I was looking forward to starting the day, I was ready to make this last week of elective as educational and rewarding as I could. As I walked to the hospital this morning, I had a fantastic spring in my step and I had… Continue reading Cause and Effect?
I find it hard to believe that I've made it this far in my blogging existence without talking about my dad. I don't talk to my dad anymore: it's been over a year since we've had any meaningful contact. There are many, many reasons why I've cut my dad out of my life and I… Continue reading Narcissism Takes Over
Very strong in obstetrical and gyne knowledge. At times needs to recognize her limitations for training level. Keen learner, eager to be involved. There's a reason this evaluation bothered me so much, and it's not because it is going on my dean's letter. The real reason is what's keeping me up ruminating and unable to… Continue reading Late Night Ruminations