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Health care professionals: watch your language


I recently saw a new OB-GYN for the first time. Overall, I liked her a lot. She was no-nonsense, but seemed personable, and she knew her stuff. During our visit, we discussed permanent birth control for me. I can’t take hormonal birth control any more, and the other available options either have the potential for … Continue reading

Health & Wellness

Just breathe slower, or, my misadventures with pulmonary disorders


It all started with a persistent hacking cough, tightness in the chest, wheezing and shortness of breath. Welcome to springtime in Atlanta. I’m not usually affected by the massive pollen bombardment, but this year it got me. After a particularly bad bout of symptoms that persisted after fitness bootcamp one night, I went to urgent care. The diagnosis was bronchitis, and … Continue reading