In the Easy Chair with Kristina Dimova

In the Easy Chair with Kristina Dimova



AGE: 34

OCCUPATION: Optometrist.

RESIDENCE: Charlestown.

BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Born in Bulgaria and grew up in Charlestown.

RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Home renovations.

I ENJOY SPENDING MY TIME: With family and friends.

MY PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Becoming a doctor and taking over a practice / acquiring my own practice.

I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: Being a compassionate doctor and person.

TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: To visit Asia.

ALWAYS IN MY POCKET: My phone.

WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: An interior designer.

PEOPLE WHO HAVE INFLUENCED ME THE MOST: My parents.

FAVORITE AUTHOR: F. Scott Fitzgerald.

BOOKS ON MY NIGHTSTAND: “Cutting for Stone,” by Abraham Verghese.

I AM LISTENING TO: 106.5 in the office.

FAVORITE MOVIE: “The Princess Bride.”

FAVORITE TV SHOWS: “The Office” and “The Gilmore Girls.”

FAVORITE SONG: “I Love You Baby,” by Frank Sinatra.

FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Chocolate.

SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES I USE MOSTLY: Facebook and Instagram.

TRAIT I MOST ADMIRE: When people are genuine.

PET PEEVE: Dishonesty.

FAVORITE QUOTATION: “Learning never exhausts the mind.” — Leonardo Da Vinci.

MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: The beaches and the people.

CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: My husband, my family and food.

LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I was a French tutor in high school.

BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: Always try to do the right thing.

ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Treat people the same way you want to be treated.

IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Make health care available — and affordable — for everyone. 

IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Pay off my student loans.

I DRIVE A: 2018 black Honda CRV.

I WISH I DROVE A: I like my car.

ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Leftovers and chocolate.

IF I COULD INVITE ONE SPECIAL PERSON TO JOIN ME FOR DINNER AND CONVERSATION, I WOULD INVITE: My mom, Anna. She’s been in Europe for the last two months with my grandmother, and I miss her!

— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro


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