Many of the things that people have said they appreciate about me as a doctor are the direct result of advice from one of my best mentors. One thing - trusting a parent's intuition - has literally saved the lives of multiple patients of mine, and now hopefully, also that of my nephew. He's in… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: A Parent’s Intuition
There are things I wish I could say to the world as they approach their doctors' offices. Here are a few, shared with love.
This has been and still remains one of my all-time favorite conversations to have in my clinic. There are so many options for birth control these days, it can be a little overwhelming to know what is right for you. Even condensing it, it's a long post, but hopefully you or someone you know and… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: Birth Control Breakdown
To continue a "few of my favorite things" on these Momday Faves list.... Kristy's turn: Mommy Hooks Does this look like you running errands or enjoying a day out with kids in tow...one in a baby wearing device, one holding hands, and one in a stroller? Trying to run errands, go to the farmers market,… Continue reading Momday Faves: Part Deux
Anyone else feel utterly overwhelmed by THIS when you hit the stores lately? The choices are ENDLESS!! Whether you're still in flurries or the sun is shining, summer is coming! You all know by now that sunscreen is absolutely critical for you and your fam to prevent deadly skin cancer (if not, what rock have… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: Sunscreen Low Down
For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a mother. As a child, I have clear memories of poking my little tummy out with a stuffed animal in my shirt, pretending to be pregnant. Fast forward 20 years, I was married, at the end of residency, my 3 best friends (the other… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: Momxiety
So, part of what led me to this awesome blog adventure is an ultra-inspiring book called The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear To Faith by Gabrielle Bernstein. The book plopped into my life at the exact moment I needed to hear her message: don't let fears about the future stop you from following your… Continue reading Potato, potato and other messages from above