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Wendie Trubow M.D.

What's Your Upside

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

On July 23, my husband took me downtown for our first date night in many, many months. As you may know, I have celiac disease, and as a result, I find...

Are You a Sugar Mama?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I invite you to evaluate the food you are eating. Remember, you are what you eat!

Conscious Completion

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 06.29.2014 | Parents
Dr. Wendie Trubow

With our other children, I had weaned them, but not fully known it was coming until all of a sudden it was done, and I felt sad that I hadn't paid attention to the last time I nursed, since I felt it was an important transition for each of them as well as me.

Transformation or Evolution?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 05.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Well, I think there's value in both, really. But let's drill down into this one. I took a seminar when I was 19 and remember hearing the phrase, "Tr...

What Are You Waiting For?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Is it a promotion? A raise? A date with that person you've been flirting with for the past month? Well, in my case, it was a stripe. Let me give...

Unhinged and Blindsided

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Now that the holidays have passed, I have gotten a little perspective on a recent incident that caused me to become fully "unhinged." I've been activ...

Are You Addicted To Work?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I gave myself an "A" for having gotten really good at working really hard. And then took the weekend off. Do you want to know the coolest thing? My work was still patiently waiting for me this morning when I came back to it!

Dogs, Cats, Garden Snakes and Zebras: A Physician's Journey Into Health Fear

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

This experience underscored how scary it can be to get sick and that I may be a physician, but that I could turn into a patient at any time as I, like our patients at Visions, am human. But it also reminded me that, more often than not, everything is going to be just fine.

Joy Works

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Most of the time work is not life or death! So go ahead, do something for yourself today that brings you joy. The work will wait.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

How long does it really take to change a habit? I definitely don't think the 21 days my friend referenced is enough, and if my experience is any guide, the 45 days isn't long enough to really change a habit, either.

Make a Move for Breast Cancer Prevention

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

OK, now that the holiday is over, and we're back to the daily routine (my Tai Chi class was cancelled for a week, and boy, was I cranky!), let's explo...

Breast Cancer Prevention: Part 3

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

Well, as I sat down to write this, I realized that on one hand, I was a little discouraged that I couldn't get this information into one or two blogs ...

Breast Cancer and Prevention: Part 2

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

There are a number of goals in this process. The first is to ensure that you have healthy estrogen ratios. The second is that you give your body the tools it needs to process all your toxins appropriately and allow the two phases of your liver to do their best work keeping you healthy.