It’s time for another #monYAY Q&A with Dr. J!

It’s time for another #monYAY Q&A with Dr. J! Every other Monday – ASK ME ANYTHING! I’ll answer them live on my Facebook page! As always, thanks for sending in your questions! 00:23 Ross Geller teeth 01:20 Who does your eyebrows? 02:33 What inspired you to go to medical school? 03:25 Do vitamins work? 04:40 What did Ari do to …

Introducing #monYAY #qNawithDoctaJ!

Introducing #monYAY #qNawithDoctaJ! (Ok, does that hashtag work? I feel like it’s visually displeasing and all because an ampersand would break up the hashtag.) Ahem. ANYway – every other Monday, I’ll go LIVE to answer questions you’ve sent in! ASK ME ANYTHING – it does NOT have to be COVID-related! The next one is March 1! Facebook.com/thejayamcsharma IG: @jayamcsharma Submit …

Full of Sound and Fury (and signifying everything)

I haven’t been doing well. And I’m talking about too-depressed-to-even-post-on-Instagram-about-how-depressed-I-am-with-a-shoutout-to-mental-health-awareness level bad. The only reason I’m even able to write this blog is because after a week of some drastic measures (see also: tending to things long overdue requiring my attention), I feel better enough that I can see the sun trying to peer into my well-worn foxhole. There are …

Dr. Jaya Addresses Nursing Staff COVID Concerns

Dr. Jaya McSharma answers your questions and concerns on the COVID-19 Vaccine: Who is Dr. Jaya McSharma? Watch this video as Dr. Jaya answers the following questions: What is the reason for getting the COVID Vaccine? @ 0:03 This vaccine is too new and was rushed. Why should we trust it? @ 0:33 What is an mRNA? Was it developed …

“The Let Down Effect” Fireside Chat With Therapist Laura Alderman

I interviewed licensed professional therapist Laura Alderman about the “Let Down Effect,” and we ain’t talkin’ about booby milk! With the COVID-19 vaccine rolling out, frontline workers feel like it’s Christmas morning. Finally – a light at the end of the tunnel! But whether you’re in healthcare or not, this euphoria can be followed by depression and withdrawal, similar to …

Interview with LDH Region 7 Director, Dr. Martha Whyte

So the other day, I tricked local shero Dr. Martha Whyte by asking for ten zoom minutes of her time, and it ended up being a much longer interview. BUT as we all know, one zoom minute is like ten real minutes (otherwise why else would work meetings last for-frickin-ever?) I highly recommend watching this interview in its entirety. Dr. …