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It is good to be a patient

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

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Hope everyone had a nice Xmas break. The blog page was corrupted for a while, so I couldn’t post anything until now. My kids enjoyed Xmas thoroughly. I think they got a little too much, considering I think I got them more in one year than I got in all Christmas’s combined. I will tell them the sad story of how mom only got one present a year from her parents and I never did get that Barbie head that you could do makeup and hair on. The above video is really amusing (IMG_1864). I call it Pulp Fiction meets Gangnam Style. Mom gets credit for the Pulp Fiction. Nanny’s friend for Gangnam Style training. Hope you enjoy it!

I spent the long holiday break cramming in lots of doctor visits and procedures. I had the pleasure of setting up the fractionated CO2 laser for Dr. Bennett and letting him “Fraxel” my face. I learned the lesson that it really does pay off to leave the numbing cream on for the full hour! My skin is really fresh and glowing and tightened up (no more jiggle!). You can see for yourself when you see me! I also had my wisdom teeth yanked, and wow, the lower one was tough. I got something called dry socket, and it is as unpleasant as it sounds.

Every time I get Botox or local anesthesia, I get to experience the pain of what my patients experience. As much as I cut on people all day and try to be gentle, it is good to be reminded how sensitive I can be to all that pain as well. I hope that just gives me a more gentle touch!

It has been a sad week though. Sad to hear about the passing of Huell Howser and Conrad Bain. I had the pleasure of meeting both of them. They were both true gentlemen, as nice in person as they seemed on TV. Mr. Bain was especially nice considering a crazed fan (ummm…that would be me) accosted him. He is a rockstar in my book. Watching those NBC shows was a true comfort in my childhood. Ironically, I’ve been lucky enough to take care of some of those people. Doubly ironic that Lydia is wearing her “Watchoo talkin’ about Willis?” T-shirt!

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Happy New Year!

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Hope you all had a nice holiday. We had a nice stay-cation in LA. My daughters got more Xmas gifts in one year than I think I received my entire childhood. One of my kids already figured out I am Santa :( The Escalade seen here stayed at Toys R’Us, but gave me visions of 14 years into the future. Yikes! I am totally exhausted from one of them running into my bed every night. I guess this will go on for possibly a couple of years.

This is a good time to initiate your fractionated CO2 laser treatments, Efudex, etc. I’ve been performing a lot of laser on brown spots, wrinkles and scars with very good results. They do often take multiple treatments so this is a good time to start.

Anyone remember the Ronco Mr. Microphone commercial?

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