Blog Articles

Autumn is the Gatekeeper

I’m at Pulling Down the Moon today working with patients going through fertility treatment. Sometimes the treatments create heightened emotional states. It’s tough especially during election season and the …
Oct 26th, 2020

An Astrology Post

Sabian Symbol Notes for March 15, 2020 – March 21, 2020 March 20 I’m late for this one. All week I have been watching and waiting and wondering …
Jun 11th, 2020

Come In From Out of the Cold (and Flu)!

Seven Steps To Staying Healthy During Flu Season Happy Chinese New Year! I want to send a follow-up email next week to describe the qualities of the Metal Rat but first …
Jun 11th, 2020

Late Summer and the Earth Element

From approximately mid-August until the first frost, in Asian medicine, we see this is the time of the year where the Earth element is most prominent. This is one …
Jun 11th, 2020

Happy September!

I had a good time yesterday alternating my workday with acupuncture treatments and an impromptu in-person astrology reading. I think combining the two is working well. Part of my …
Jun 11th, 2020

Update On Schedule and Pricing

New Schedule! At Heartwood Center, I am still in from noon until 7 pm on Thursdays and from 10 am until 4 pm Sundays, BUT I have also added …
Jun 11th, 2020

Brand New Day

Astrology post (I’ve been practicing acupuncture since 2012 and have been a student of Chinese Medicine since 2004 but I’ve been a student of astrology and practicing astrologer since …
Jun 11th, 2020

My latest 5 Star review on Yelp!

I was happy to treat this sweet patient once and receive this wonderful review later that night! I love when acupuncture works that quickly. She was here from out …
Jun 11th, 2020

Winter, the Water Element and Fear

‘In Winter, I plot and plan….’ Henry Rollins Winter is dominated by the Water element and the emotion of Water is fear. Although fear isn’t something anyone wants to feel …
Jun 11th, 2020

Insurance News

Since last year, I have been in network with United Healthcare, Cigna and Aetna and have been able to bill Blue Cross Blue Shield as well. I am currently …
Jun 11th, 2020

The Benefits of L-Arginine

Here is a great article from Pulling Down the Moon on the benefits of L-Arginine and how it can help with uterine lining thickness and increase sperm count. It’s …
Jun 11th, 2020

Rage, Rage Against the Awakening of the Light

This is has been an amazing and passionate season, an angry season full of conviction, the perfect time for contested primaries and the big bang of conception and birth. …
Jun 11th, 2020

Acupuncture Research Explained

For anyone who is skeptical about and/or interested in if and how acupuncture works, this is a great video from colleague Mel Hopper Koppelman from the Acupuncture Now Foundation. It’s one of the best explanations that I’ve seen so far.
Jun 11th, 2020

Acupuncture Through Each Trimester of Pregnancy and Beyond

As many of you know, I work at Pulling Down the Moon three days a week with patients who are undergoing fertility treatment and receiving acupuncture as an adjunct treatment. Typically, I work with them through the whole process up until their pregnancy.
Jun 11th, 2020

Reflections on Lessons Learned in 2014

Last year was an interesting year. As some of you know, early in the year I was hired by Pulling Down the Moon to work in their new Highland Park office. It was a wonderful opportunity to specialize and focus on the field of infertility.
Jun 10th, 2020