Category: Family

Christmas the RPW way

Family

Christmas the RPW way

In the 14 years I’ve been a Real Plastic Wife Christmas has never been ‘normal’. There was the year we were engaged and Dr. Hubs spent Christmas day in the ER on call. Then the year we literally moved to LA on Christmas day so he could start his aesthetics fellowship a few days later. And then of course after we had kids Christmas suddenly felt like there were all these rules we had to abide by. About 3 years ago we decided to make our own rules and our Christmases have never been better.

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We’re growing…baby #3 OTW!

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We’re growing…baby #3 OTW!

A few weeks ago I did what I normally do on a Sunday. I got up, cleaned the house, ran some errands and planned to make a tasty Sunday dinner and sip some red wine with Dr. Hubs. Then I started to feel really icky. I had actually been feeling icky for days and tired for weeks but I kind of ignored it because we were busy and I figured I was just burning the candle at both ends. Then it dawned on me. I had missed my period, but that bastard is always inconsistent so I just out it out of my mind. Two days later I went to Target for a pregnancy test and spend an extra $140 to mask the fact that I was a busy mom of two buying a pregnancy test. Anyone else been there?

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A BIG Announcement: A NEW office!

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A BIG Announcement: A NEW office!

I’m the lucky girl to make the official announcement. It was just 5 years ago that I encouraged Dr. Hubs to start his private practice, and 4 years ago that we opened in our current location. Back then we thought it was so much space! Now we’re expanding and moving to a new office, and we’re going MUCH bigger.

We’re moving to the Rea Farms/Waverly area into 7000+ sq feet! Renovations start soon as we’re taking an old pediatricians office and doing a bit of a mommy makeover on it. New walls, floors, light fixtures, etc. A whole new life to an old space.

The new location has easier access off Providence Road and 485. There will be two hotels our out of town patients can use. Several restaurants and shops to visit after your appointments. And the giant Lifetime Fitness that everyone is buzzing about is literally right next door!

Dr. Hubs will have 2 large Operating Rooms and 2 Recovery Rooms in a private surgery suite section of the space. The Skin Center will have 7 treatment rooms for everything from Chemical Peels to Botox to Coolsculpting. We’ll be able to expand our services and offer Health and Weight loss programs as well.

The office will have a lounge like waiting area and a separate retail skincare section that allows our Aestheticians and staff to handpick what they suggest for each patient and discuss the products and how to use them. We’ll also be hosting seminars and events in the larger space so we can help educate everyone and anyone with questions about procedures. Our goal is always the right procedure for the right patient at the right time.

The craziest part about this new office adventure is that we started looking back in March of this year! It took us several months to look at all the options. The moment I walked into this one though it felt right even though it was much larger then I initially thought we needed. I actually took the emergency evacuation plan off the wall and started sketching changes on it. I could see where we’d put the OR’s, Dr. Hubs office, the consult rooms and skin treatment rooms.

We’re hoping to be in the space before the end of this year, but you know how things go with renovation and construction. As soon as we can be there we will be even if we’re still waiting on furniture or art. But once we’re ready and set, trust me there will be an awesome and amazing party to celebrate.

It’s not our style to toot our own horn, but we do want to toot a horn and say thank you to our wonderful staff and amazing patients who have supported us for so many years.

Cheers to the new office!