Behind the Scenes of a Three-Boy Household

Well, make that four. You know exactly why the count went up, right? If you’re in need of clarification, I refer to the fathers in this scenario. In my case, and in most cases of three-boy households, you’ve actually got yourself four. I jest. Or maybe I don’t, but for the sake of simplicity, let’s […]

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On Cholesterol, A Nutritionist Weighs In

What's the take on cholesterol, according to a nutritionist? Her take, here.

Cholesterol Names and Numbers 101 Your physical went great. “I’ll see you in a year, ” says the doctor as she walks out of the exam room. About a week later you get a call from the office that your blood work came back, and your cholesterol is high. Furthermore, they tell you your LDL/HDL […]

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Malpractice Makes Perfect

beautiful pregnancy photo, bringing up the story of how I experienced malpractice, not only as a patient, but also myself as a physician, and what it was I needed.

I’m not here to tattle. No siree, Bob. I’ll save that for my kids. But what I am here to do is spell out a story in which I ended up down in the dumps. What Happened, Dr. Corriel? A medical mistake happened. To me. On me. I’ll never forget it. I can’t because I carry […]

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Is Thyroid Function Affected by Food?

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For many years now, a theory has been circulating that links certain foods with low thyroid hormone levels. I’ve been asked about this link on several occasions by patients on thyroid medication. The theory states that, in those with pre-existing thyroid dysfunction, certain foods cause a shift downwards in thyroid levels by being goitrogenic. What […]

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Baked It-Cod-Not-Get-Any-Easier

I call this my Baked It-Cod-Not-Get-Any-Easier recipe because it takes no effort at all. Also, other than the fish, I practically have all of the ingredients in the pantry, waiting. And, let’s face it, who really wants to prepare a hard meal after a long day’s work. We are all tired once we get home, and the last thing […]

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Eight Ideas for Staying Happy

The American Pursuit Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. It’s a well-known phrase in the United States Declaration of Independence. Many of us are still trying to pursue that last bit. But what defines the achievement of happiness? Money? Love? Children? And, more importantly, can we stay happy while we’re in its pursuit? Even more, […]

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Homemade Pizza, Easier Than You Think

What's better than a pizza? How amazing is it when you can make it at home and super-fast?

When The Moon Hits Your Eye Like a Big Pizza Pie.. That’s amoré. I found a way to make a quick and easy dinner that the entire family loves. I’ve had nights where my children make this meal with me. The little chefs in my kitchen love to contribute, and get their hands dirty with […]

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