Specificity (or What I Have Learned from My Infusions)

I learned this term about 5 months ago when I was sitting with my consultant, Michael Roderick. Simply, he is a problem solver who also produces and loves theater as much as I do.  We were discussing about a certain frustration I was feeling. I felt pretty lost and not sure what to do. In…

Grace with a Splash of Sass

“Grace is not a do-it-yourself project.” What a great quote from an email I received first thing this morning.  I have been thinking a lot about grace as of late.  I have also been thinking about support. I really love both definitions. Grace is  ease and suppleness of movement or bearing  and support is to keep from…

My Name is Malini and I am a Workaholic

How Do I Know if I’m a Workaholic? Do you get more excited about your work than about family or anything else? Sometimes, yes. Are there times when you can charge through your work and other times when you can’t? Absolutely. Do you take work with you to bed? On weekends? On vacation? I have…

This is Spinal Tap

“Your sister was such a trooper!” That’s what the nurses said to my sisters after my short stint at the doctor’s office on Friday. And you know what? I was a trooper. I had a lumbar puncture (aka a spinal tap) on Friday in order to fully diagnose whether or not I have Multiple Sclerosis. I could…