D15 of August Break: My Favorite Natural Dyes

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 15, 2011

Oak galls (or Oak apples, as they’re sometimes called) fascinate me. They are a result of  the puncture of the bark of an Oak tree by the female Gallwasp, Cynips Gallae-tinctoriae,…

Have You Seen My Sex Drive?

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 10, 2011

10,000 women in my private practice so far. Guess what every one of them wants to know? Single, divorced, pregnant, married, retired, gay – seriously, everyone. They can hardly wait…

D9 August Break: Blue Bottle, Anyone?

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 9, 2011

  Blue Bottle artisanal coffee, roasted in the ‘hood here in Oakland’s Jack London Square. Now, if we could just settle the acrylamide issue….

D7 August Break: Breaking Free from Restriction

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 8, 2011

We’re one week into the August Break. Trying not to write, but as usual I’m processing, processing, processing. Here’s what I’m working with, in the hopes that it’ll provide some…

Day 6 of August Break: Happiness Held Is the Seed – Happiness Shared Is the Flower

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 7, 2011

My August Break took me to Santa Monica this weekend. David Gottfried, aka Darling Husband, wanted to go to Ivy for date night and I wanted to go to Seed…

August Break: Dahlia's Wisdom + Freak Flags

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 5, 2011

    Yesterday I got inspired by a pocketful of dahlias at my local glasses shop, Focal Point in Berkeley. Then I got to thinking about Dahlia Lithwick, sage commentator…

August Break with Adrian Grenier: HOT!

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 4, 2011

How can I resist? Arm-in-arm with Adrian Grenier, star of Entourage … my oxytocin overfloweth! Buzzed for days!

Dr. Weil: What Is Integrative Medicine?

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 3, 2011

Here’s a transcript from Dr. Andy Weil’s interview with Larry King. Harvard didn’t teach me more than 30 minutes of nutrition either, even though I graduated years after Dr. Weil.…

August Break: A Picture Is Worth a 1000 Words + A Dose of Uddiyana

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 2, 2011

is there anything more luscious than cat/cow when you’ve been writing all day? my cat/cow revealed as with most things, i do cat/cow differently than most… inhale/arch back into a…

August 1: Yoga Class Doesn't Get Easier But We Do

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 1, 2011

Yin Yoga class last night at Flying Yoga in Temescal