• 5 Ways I’m Fighting Covid-19 Anxiety

    It has been 4 weeks since our nation has been turned upside down from the Corona virus pandemic. Day by day and state by state, government officials have either enforced stay-at-home rules or encouraged social distancing to help flatten the curve. As an independent family physician, I had been going to work treating sick patients without protective equipment every day.…
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    Green Tea, Anyone?

    I typically prefer black teas, but today I chose green tea for an immune boost.  I tend to avoid green tea due to its high caffeine content which can have a strong effect on the liver, blood pressure, and stress hormones. (35mg in one cup)  However, in moderate amounts, green tea is a powerful antioxidant source.   Several studies show…
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    My Favorite Day of the Week

    Sunday is my favorite day of the week. Most people look forward to the end – Friday, but I typically use Friday evenings to unfurl, and I stay up late binge-watching my favorite TV shows. (Hubby and I are currently obsessed with TNT’s Animal Kingdom, btw.) I actually enjoy the work that comes with preparing for a new week. It…
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    Where I get my work done

    Aside from practicing medicine and trying to start a healthy living consulting business, I also sit on my medical school alumni board, volunteer with my sorority, organize extended family trips, oh, and create content for my blog. Those are just a few assignments I can think of off the top as I write. I am notorious for a running to-do…
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    My Current Top 5 Plant-based Restaurants in Houston

    As you can probably tell by now, I eat a plant-based (PB) diet. I am not vegan or vegetarian. I simply try to make sure that everything I eat is from a whole and natural food. I avoid processed foods, pre-packaged meals, refined sugars, dairy, and meat. To me, a PB diet is not exclusionary but rather densely focused on…
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