Monthly Archives: April 2017

Endometriosis: making that time of the month even worse

Most, if not all, women will agree that having a monthly cycle is not fun. Cramping, bloating, tampons, pads, making sure you don’t get invited to Diddy’s white party, there’s a lot of think about. For a certain subset of women, however, approximately 10% of reproductive aged women, it’s significantly worse. Endometriosis can be a painful and debilitating condition that

Read more

United We Stand?

Statue of Liberty Air Plane United We Stand

Living in our social media driven, information at our fingertips society, I find it easy to get desensitized to the things, often atrocious, that jump across my cell phone’s surface. Last night though, I got enraged. To recap, a flight was oversold, one of the men who was chosen to deplane didn’t, and subsequently, a dispute involving the Chicago Aviation

Read more

Period Problems and How To Solve Them

Most gynecologists will agree, it’s amazing what women adapt to. They will say something along the lines of, “My periods are 8-10 days long, and I have to buy the overnight pads, doubled up with super plus tampons. I usually feel fatigued and nauseous and have to take some time off of work. But that’s normal, right?” Ladies. Listen carefully.

Read more

The Dirty Things In Life: 5 everyday life changes that can protect you and your household

I’m not a germaphobe. Seriously, I’m not. I gladly allowed my kids to play in the sandbox at the play ground with a little hand sanitizer and hand washing as post-sandbox requirements. Now, of course, as I begin this post trying to prove that I’m not such a helicopter parent that my kids can’t enjoy the simple things that we

Read more