Category Archives: HEALTH

A Dog, A Magician and Namaste

My heart was heavy throughout the day; saddened by what happened in Las Vegas.  Three things that helped this evening.  1. Take my dog for a walk.  The innocent and carefree nature of dogs when you take them out to … Continue reading

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READ: In Shock

In her inspiring and powerful debut, In Shock, Dr Rana Awdish gifts us with a raw and honest account of her passage through death. Seven months into her pregnancy and at the cusp of completing her fellowship as a pulmonary intensive care … Continue reading

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EATS: Sick Day Noodle Soup 

On my way out from work, I got a call that Plum was not feeling well.  I drove like a mad woman and hurried in to school.  “Mommy!”  Plum called out and ran to me.  We checked with a thermometer.  … Continue reading

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So This Is Midlife

​​ ​ So, this is how it feels like to be 45 years old.  Never in a million years would I predict that I’d perform on stage again.  In college, I danced with our campus Modern Dance Company; even won a scholarship to dance … Continue reading

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I Am Sexy Like…

That moment in your Sexy Booty class when you realized that your instructor was not asking you to demonstrate you’ve reached the 9 months old toddler’s milestone when she asked you to crawl towards her. Yeah, I am sexy like … Continue reading

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Then They Came For Me

Lately I haven’t been able to sleep.  After Women’s March, it seemed like things just kept on getting worse each day. I immigrated to the US from Taiwan 30+ years ago; back when one couldn’t openly criticize the KMT government. We’ve all … Continue reading

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Now What?

What. A. Day. Starting from the poster making with friends, explaining to Plumster what and why we are marching, taking the train to downtown LA in jam-packed cars, to finally stepping out onto sun-kissed Pershing Square, and be surrounded by … Continue reading

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