Posts filed under: Dietary Habits

Yesterday was a gorgeous day in Orlando. I got up at ten after six and took a one-hour walk with the dog, gently embraced by the clear blue skies with a few rare pinkish clouds as the sun climbed lazily...
I am late in finishing this blog.  Happy Belated Father’s Day to all the men in our lives! Let me confess that I did not even get Dave a gift for Father’s Day. Two weeks into my new job and...
We left Kansas City May 30th. .  We picked Claire up from her last day of school, put our dog Shiro and everything that we can fit into the Acura MDX, and off we drive to Orlando and the “Sunshine...
Today was an emotional day. After making the decision to accept the job offer to become the Division Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology at a children’s hospital back in February, the day has come that all of our belongings (except what is...
I am really challenging myself as I write on this topic of “food intolerance” and “food allergy”, and comment on the latest trend of “IgG (immunoglobulin G) Food Intolerance Tests”.1  Why write about a subject for which I am definitely...
There is nothing like saying “no” to your child, repeatedly, when he/she pleads for certain items at the grocery store, that makes you feel so conflicted as a parent.  As you feel the confidence of being a parent who may...
In my 5 Tips to A Healthier Wei, one tip is to avoid bedtime and nighttime snacking whenever possible. But let’s face it, it is not realistic to expect that children will never eat or drink after dinner, especially those...
This past week was very challenging. Claire has been ill with fever, runny nose, croupy cough, nasal congestion, headache, and just feeling crummy. I am sure she had a bad cold, but what did not help her was my overscheduled...
Every time I counsel families to make diet and dietary habit changes in their children, we openly discuss their natural skepticism that changing a child’s routine and habit is possible. The immediate assumption and reaction is often one of skepticism,...
I never thought that my desire to pursue a career in medicine had anything to do with conversations. I wanted to become a doctor for many reasons. If you read A Healthier Wei, you might guess that losing my mother...