I always knew that Beyonce and I had something in common. Well, one thing in common. I guess if you include that we are both black women, three things in common. I digress, already. The queen of the Bey-Hive revealed recently to VIBE magazine that she developed preeclampsia, […]
I can’t believe I never shared this here before! I originally posted this little gem on Sassy Plum. Here it is! I was a resident physician and had just finished performing a c-section. We had helped bring a new life into the world. That usually puts me right […]
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.
Play, Pause and Record. Essence, PopSugar, MadameNoire… A literature compilation and reflection with Dr. Wendy
Do you ever Google yourself? I did today for the first time in a long time. In doing so, I scoured the first seven Google pages containing “Dr Wendy Goodall McDonald.” My findings made me smile! This is my birthday month and in light of my rise to […]
Welcome back to The Gyn Project Podcast. I have so much fun making these audios. One day my sound quality will sound way better. Stay with me as I work out the kinks! #PopcornHealth. Oh, and it is on Soundcloud and iTunes.
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: […]