10 Year Challenge

Photo to the left is from 2010 on the first day I opened my plastic surgery practice. Photo to the right is new. Looking back at my 2010 photo I reflect on how challenging but also fulfilling my journey has been. I started a solo private practice in Beverly Hills during the recession and one of the worst economic times for plastic surgery, had no experience on how to run a business or a practice, I had just gotten married, and was faced with the uncertainty of how to balance the real world, professional life, and a family. I’ll admit there were many times I felt overwhelmed and discouraged. I am grateful I had my husband by my side every step of the way encouraging me and being my rock of positive support especially when I broke down or felt like giving up.

As I directed my focus to my strengths – my surgical skill, aesthetic talent, hard work, intuition, passion for patient care and plastic surgery, and always being honest and ethical and doing the right thing, my journey unfolded. Over time, I achieved the level of success that actually exceeded my dreams and expectations, and then last few years, I worked on personal and spiritual growth, balance within myself and in all aspects of my life, especially with my family, self-care, and self-compassion – the rest is history and here I am today.

For those of you who have been with me on my journey as followers of my social media – thank you for being a part of my story. Life is truly an unfolding journey. Anything you can dream you can accomplish. Life is full of possibilities and has endless depths when it comes to experiencing its fullness.