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Finding Value in Who You Are. (reposted from 2/17/2012)

Friday, February 17, 2012 Finding value in who you are. The Rationalization of Respect. The huberice of MDs has been on my mind lately. My husband, John and I recently had dinner with a very accomplished MD and her Pediatric MD boyfriend. She is a notable Pediatric Heart Surgeon in one of the largest hospitals in the world. By all means, she has bragging rights, she is published in a peer reviewed journal and deserves the recognition for her achievements. But she hurt my feelings, not intentionally, but her simple act of dismissing my value as a wellness provider stung my ego. I have been stewing over this for many days, trying to decipher my feelings. On the same day, while driving to dinner, I saw a personalized license plate that states MOMSADR, no this is not my friends car, she does not have children. However, her date that night still wears his medical honor society ring (looks like a fraternity class ring to an "uneducated" eye). My initial reaction is what