Happy!…..?? There I was. At a new gym for the first time. It didn’t seem like a very intimidating place (ideal for a person like me, who doesn’t thrive in anything athletic and was once described as “risk averse” by a very good friend). It was a bit […]
Have you ever wondered if your labia are too long? I’ll bet you’ve never uttered those words out loud at a party. As a gynecologist though, it is a question that I hear frequently. Doc, do my “lips” look normal down there? Of all of the body parts […]
Lighthouses on Michigan Avenue? Consider this Reason 1,452 that I am proud to be a Chicagoan. #MagMileLighthouses are an immense display of 51 six-foot lighthouse sculptures, created by national and local Chicago artists, many with disabilities. From lighthousesonmagmile.com: [This is a] free public art display celebrating the call to action […]
I can swim. So how did I almost drown? You can’t afford to not read this post before heading out on vacation.
I had the awesome fortune to meet Luvvie Ajaji and Franchesca Ramsey recently. I was at a book signing event for Franchesca Ramsey’s new book, Well, That Escalated Quickly. It was such an amazing time because, within the event, Luvvie interviewed Franchesca. They talked about the book and […]
It all started one day when my husband burned the black beans. Despite his awesome chef skills, he had walked away from the stove top and the bottom of the pot burned. The dense smell wafted through the house quickly, making even our youngest child belt out a […]
This question is one that has been confusing ladies for the last decade. Doc, do I need a Pap Smear (or test) every year or not? For years, even decades, it was the expected routine health maintenance to have Pap tests every year. Health maintenance was as follows: […]
There are legitimate health and relationship benefits that come with increasing your sexual frequency in motherhood. Learn why and how…
Vaginal discharge. Even though the words illicit a little laugh, an embarrassed look away, and even cause the listener to squirm, it is an ever present issue and normal physiologic thing women deal with. Often I hear women say “I just couldn’t tell if this was normal so […]
You, too, can prevent this golden shower! Nothing should go in or come out of your business without your consent.