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THE GRIP

I have this problem:   I’m confident. Like, really confident. Whenever I see a camera, I jump in front of it and pose. Whenever someone wants an interview or needs to film someone for a class project or a promo … Continue reading

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About Us

Sassy, thirty-something woman with great sense of humor, good career, positive attitude, and go-getter spirit. Also has hot flashes, vaginal dryness, decreased libido, sleep disturbances, memory changes, mood changes, fatigue and weight gain. Seeking a plate full of carbs, chocolate … Continue reading

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HEATWAVE

My eyes begin to dry. I can feel my heart beating in the space just above my cheeks. My skin begins to tingle and a fast warmth travels from my toes to my ears.    And then I hear myself. … Continue reading

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Winding Down

I’ve always loved the hospital. Okay, maybe not the commute in or the rushing-around-to-wait experience. But, the hospital has always been my place of comfort, kindness, belonging, and safety. As the child of a doctor, I was very used to … Continue reading

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POST OP: 25 AND HOPING FOR RELIEF

“Just smile and wave boys. Smile and wave.”  “It was great meeting you, thank you so much for interviewing today!” I said to the 20th student who was applying for a leadership program that I run. Before the familiar click of … Continue reading

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I’M ANGRY (AND SO IS MY SKIN)

It’s officially 16 days post-op and, darn it all, I’m angry.  Let me back up.   Sixteen days ago, I had an oophorectomy (the surgical removal of my ovaries and fallopian tubes) to reduce my ridiculously high risk of ovarian … Continue reading

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POST-OP: The first week

It’s officially been one week since my prophylactic bilateral salpingo oophorectomy. In other words, I had both of my ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in order to surgically reduce my risk of ovarian cancer due to the BRCA gene. In … Continue reading

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