The Sweetness of Nothing

By Dr. Alanna Golden I never thought I would be a stay at home Mom. I never thought I would home school my kids. I never dreamed I would live and breathe a pandemic. The past fourteen days have felt like a whirlwind. Change has happened so slowly and so quickly all at once. With […]

Crashing During Covid

By Anonymous Remember that last scene from Thelma and Louise, where they drive off the cliff, smiling and holding hands? I feel like that except I’m alone and instead of a smile, I have tears, sorrow and am full of regrets. They say crises will bring out the best and the worst in people, and […]


By Sara Ahronheim I am a front line health care worker. I am an Emergency Physician. I am also a mother to two glorious, growing, miraculous children and wife to a handsome triathlete stay at home dad. Additionally, I am one of three daughters to a pair of still practicing exceptional pediatricians in their late […]


By Jennifer Kagan-Viater Tomorrow marks three weeks since Keira’s death. It doesn’t get any easier. The pain is searing, gnawing and all encompassing. The mornings and nights are the worst. I wake up, sometimes forgetting what has happened and for a few moments, life is happy again and peaceful. In my thoughts, I am ready […]

Residency Mornings

By Meghan Wilson The morning starts early, painfully so. I wake up feeling exhausted, sore everywhere, and overwhelmed. I don’t fall back asleep, however; I’m already too mentally keyed up for that. Instead, I briefly play out the fantasy of tonight. Tonight, when I will go to bed early, when I will rest. I know […]