Category Archives: Body Stuff

Kaiser Permanente Profits From Breast Cancer Screenings

I understand that basic reasonable-ness among health insurance providers is a lofty  expectation in 2017 America.  And I understand that mine is far from the worst health insurance nightmare story.  It is, however, my goal with this blog post to shame … Continue reading

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My Vision Board Mocks Me

I recently finished Oliver Burkeman’s lovely “The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking” and feel newly liberated. I’ve embraced anti-positivity for a while, but it became doctrine when I realized that my 2016 Vision Board contained a picture of Hillary … Continue reading

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I Don’t Normally Talk About This Kind Of Stuff…

WARNING: This blog is not for the feint of heart. I don’t take birth control pills.  I’ve never taken them.  I know, they make life so much easier.  But there’s something strange about them.  I once got in a fight … Continue reading

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36 Beats A Minute

Worst doctor’s visit of all time. Oh, but wait…first my car didn’t start.  Thirty minutes of brooding in my car while waiting for AAA followed by an hour of waiting at the doctor’s office did not put me in the … Continue reading

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This One Is For The Ladies…

A friend recently confided to me that she’s suffering from a UTI. Any mention of “Urinary Tract Infections,” “Bladder Infection,” (whatever you want to call that horrible experience) is my cue to share my Bladder Infection Story. I once had … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Bidness

I used to rage against Bush/Obama/Anyone that I could only afford a ghetto health insurance plan. However, after several positive experiences, I realized a great universal truth: there’s love in the ghetto. I wouldn’t go with any other insurance if … Continue reading

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Fat Is Not A Feeling…But I Sure Feel Some Love Handles

I don’t remember having love handles before. I remember a big butt. But now my butt seems to be shrinking and my waist is growing. My thighs are staying the same, though. At least something is consistent. Just for today, … Continue reading

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Super Undercover

A few weeks ago, I bought some Target brand tampons. I’ve spent the last 24 hours trying to understand the packaging. What is the purpose of the image of the purse? Is it trying to show that tampon can fit … Continue reading

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Period Talk

I had lunch with my old friend who lives in LA, one of the honorary Junior High School Friend With Whom I Did Crazy Shit. We had salads and discussed how hard it is to develop friendships as an adult … Continue reading

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Sick

Having old-man smoker coughing fits that end with something scary-looking in a napkin. Being sick sucks, except its very good for my soul. It’s like a vacation from the pressure to do things, and a good excuse to take legally … Continue reading

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Dr. Choi

I went to a new hoo-hoo doctor (the gyno) because I didn’t like my my old one. I was told that I would have had to wait longer for a female doctor, and so I braced myself for some gynecological … Continue reading

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