Curried Couscous with Garbanzo Beans and Tofu Salad

June 16, 2012

I don’t know if you’ve noticed yet, but I like cooking  I can’t say that I am an amazing cook, but I am pretty good. Sometimes things come out yummy, sometimes they don’t, but I never stop trying.  My cooking philosophy is simple, I like to make food out of whatever is in my fridge, […]

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Little Munchkin with Clogged Tear Duct

June 16, 2012

So yesterday Eitan woke up with light yellow crusty discharge on his eye, it wasn’t enough to glue his eyelashes shut, but it was gooky  Of course, my first response is to go into doctor mode or PA mode I should say, and to start thinking about all the possible diagnoses that he can have, […]

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PANRE/PANCE – Gastroenterology part 4 – Pyloric Stenosis, Intussusception, Phenylketonuria and Hirschprung’s disease

June 14, 2012

Hi fellow study budies, welcome to part 4 of the GI series.  Anyone want GI to be over already?  I do….I do.  But we have many more topics to cover, so we gotta bear through it.  Before we start…here’s a recap of Gastroenterology part 3 : So yesterday, my little boy was having some digestive issues, […]

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The Swaddle Dilemma

June 13, 2012

Did I mention lately how sleep deprived I am?  I am REALLY REALLY sleep deprived.  To be truthful, I was SO tired yesterday, that when Eitan refused to go back to sleep after his bottle in the morning, I went into our bedroom and cried for 5 minutes, just feeling sorry for myself.  Poor Simon […]

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To Rice Cereal or Not to Rice Cereal

June 12, 2012

So about 2 weeks ago, I noticed that my little 4 month old munchkin started burping his milk up.  When he did it the first time, I wasn’t too concerned, as I figured it was just spit up.  Then he continued burp a bunch of milk up with every feeding….which is upsetting, as he is […]

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PANRE/PANCE – Gastroenterology part 3 – Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Lactose Intolerance and Celiac disease

June 10, 2012

Hi everyone….I like to imagine there are people reading this, otherwise studying becomes a chore….writing it for you guys makes the journey that much more enjoyable.  So before we start a new joyful GI topic, lets recap our previous trip down gastrointestinal lane -What happens when  PUD, Bowel Obstruction and Mallory-Weiss Tear walk into a bar ? So […]

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PANRE/PANCE – Gastroenterology part 2 – PUD, Mallory Weiss Tear, Bowel Obstruction and Fecal Impaction

June 9, 2012

So before we move on with our study session, lets recap yesterday’s “lecture” about GERD….here’s my quick recap: So lets continue discussing GI conditions as we study for our big test.  Today I will discuss PUD (Peptic Ulcer disease), Mallory Weiss Tear and Bowel obstruction. Ok, lets start…. Peptic Ulcer Disease – PUD PUD is […]

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Yummy Lunch – Pizza Inspired Omelet

June 9, 2012

So today I woke up after a mostly sleepless night craving some pizza.  Actually…I’ve been craving pizza for about a week but  didn’t really want to buy a whole pie, so I decided that since egg is my favorite food, I’ll make a pizza omelet.  I used eggs, tomatoes, red onion, mozzarella cheese and some […]

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PANRE/PANCE – Gastroenterology part 1 – GERD

June 8, 2012

So before I start writing a study guide for myself, let me tell you a bit about how this happened.  I have been a Physician Assistant for 6 years.  All 6 years have been spent in a Family Practice setting, which I love, and I have been fortunate enough to have two amazing jobs.  My […]

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It’s been 6 months….. and I am a mommy!

June 8, 2012

Hello again everyone.  I haven’t posted in a long long time, life has been busy for this Izzy  A lot of things have happened since I wrote here last.  We purchased our first home when I was 7 1/2 months pregnant, managed to renovate it and relocate exactly a week before I went into labor. […]

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