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Nicki Minaj, Michael Kors and My Husband’s UTI

Nicki Minaj, Michael Kors and My Husband’s UTI

My husband is recovering from a urinary tract infection. (Don’t laugh. Real men do get them.) He never, ever, ever gets sick, unless it is self-induced overindulgence. So when he started running a fever a few days ago, and told me that it hurt when he peed, I was a little concerned. Ironically, he had...
Happy Yeasty Holidays!

Happy Yeasty Holidays!

I have a yeast infection. And it’s a bad one. (Yeah, I know that’s gross. And maybe even a little bit TMI. But I haven’t written in a while and this was what inspired me. Besides, I like to write about what I know.) This is only the fourth yeast infection that I’ve had in...

Like A Hamster On A Wheel

My mind never stops. Which is both a blessing and a curse. It’s a blessing because I am constantly thinking about how to solve problems (mine, yours and the rest of the world’s), coming up with ideas to write about and making mental lists on virtual yellow legal pads of all the things that I...

The Little Dysplastic Nevus

I read a piece on Laura Linney in the New York Times a few weeks ago. I’ve always liked her as an actress and the article made her sound so appealing and normal that of course I wanted to watch her new series “The Big C”, a dark comedy. She plays a schoolteacher who is...

Period, End Of Story

I got my period today. Three days after I got back from Vegas. So at least that was good. It would have really cramped my style if I had gotten it there. No naked Jacuzzi, massages or reckless romps on the sateen Egyptian cotton sheets. But I knew yesterday, call it woman’s intuition, that this...

Clammed Up

(Disclaimer: This entry is not for the faint of stomach. Nor is it for my brother. Or anyone else who doesn’t want to know that I like sex.) Last Thursday, I had a Bartholin gland abscess drained by my gynecologist. A Bartholin gland abscess is “the build-up of pus that forms a lump in one...