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  • Gapping Generations

    Posted on October 19th, 2012 Patricia No comments

    I’ve never been a big believer in the philosophy of the so-called “generation gap.” Although it would explain a few insignificant differences in trivial matters such as music (I’m not crazy about the lyrics in many of the songs today) and decorating preferences (photos of my Mother’s old orange curtains make me gag), generally similarities prevail, and the things that I consider important are the same as those of generations of women before me. And thus, I have scoffed at this “generation gap” ideology in the past, wondering who on earth had the time to separate people into such silly little slots. That is, until the other day… Read the rest of this entry »

  • A Pediatric Case Post 2

    Posted on July 18th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    Family history: His father was adopted, so no family medical history is known. The mother’s father has a cardiac history. Her mother has diabetes. Eric’s nose runs all the time and he had earaches as an infant. He wants to rock his sister and sing to her and can be very sweet with her. At times he wants to help mom when she is cooking a meal and gets upset if he isn’t allowed to help. He craves sweets and meat. He eats all kinds of fruits and likes pickles. When I later questioned his mom about fruits in particular, she said her favorite fruit was oranges but didn’t know what kind of fruit he liked best. I prescribed Medorrhinum 30C. Read the rest of this entry »