#HAWMC: Bye, Bye, Bye

#HAWMC Day 27.

Living with an illness, you are more likely to face people who don’t understand your daily struggles. Sometimes, these people can be inconsiderate and hurtful. Have you ever wanted to tell them how you really feel, but didn’t feel like you were able to? Now is your chance! Write an open letter to the people who have hurt you. What would you say to them? What lessons would you like them to learn?

Although I’ve had my share of health problems, I’ve been well! But most of the #HAWMC community as I’ve learned in the last few weeks are brave people coping with chronic illness. I wait with bated breath to see how many open letters in #HAWMC will be addressed to doctors.Read More »#HAWMC: Bye, Bye, Bye

#HAWMC: Make It A Great Day

#HAWMC Day 26.

Life is full of ups and downs. Sometimes, the type of day we have is out of our control, but other times, we can influence how our day is going. Come up with 5 tips for changing your frame of mind when you’re having a bad day!

Are doctors allowed to have a bad day? What’s a bad day like for me? I’m running late for clinic because I had to attend a meeting that was an absolute waste of my time (I’m one of those who believe that 80% of meetings can be avoided by using email!).  I need to get home early to my kids and I still have a roomful of patients. My husband, also a doctor, has finished his clinic and he’s waiting for me to finish so we can go home together. Just when I’m pressed for time, I get the more complicated cases. Whew! Read More »#HAWMC: Make It A Great Day