Howdy PUGTATO readers! I'm shooting you a quick post from National Harbor, MD, where I am attending the Society of Surgical Oncology Symposium. One of the most interesting experiences at these conferences is talking with physicians from across the globe. Today I had the privilege to discuss hereditary cancer with physicians from Indonesia, Argentina and … Continue reading Bringing Great Minds Together: The Society of Surgical Oncology Symposium 2013
When I stopped wearing heels.
I never wear heels. I mean, never. They are banned from my wardrobe. No big deal, right? Think again. Turns out that there is this underlying cultural norm that we American women are taught from a very young age: heels are empowering. Want to look good? Wear your heels. Want to look professional? Wear your … Continue reading When I stopped wearing heels.
All I wanted was a belly rub.
Until recently I've never been on the patient side of the table when it comes to receiving a cancer diagnosis. That all changed when my little guy, Otis, developed a weird bump on his chest. He has very sensitive skin so we watched the bump come and go for a while probably six months or so. … Continue reading All I wanted was a belly rub.