being a woman, book reviews

Book Review of Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick by Maya Dusenbery

Doing Harm comes back to the root of the problem over and over: this is not a problem only found among a few bad doctors, this is a problem with our medical system as a whole.

being a woman, book reviews

Book Review of Weird in a World That’s Not: A Career Guide for Misfits, F*ckups, and Failures by Jennifer Romolini

Romolini provides solid evidence that if you’re a sensitive, weird, intense person, you can absolutely be successful on your own terms. You just need to know what you’re doing.

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20-something miseries, being a woman, hair, skin, and other elements of physical appearance

I Was Not Too Sensitive, I Was Right- Acne Edition

I was not being dramatic, I was not misinterpreting anything. I was reacting rationally to an irrational situation. I just hadn’t learned that this is how it is to be a woman.

Woman scared she might be pregnant (not me!)
20-something miseries, being a woman, things you might find funny

Pregnancy Scares in Your 20s Are Weird

I would adjust. That’s what I keep telling my baby that I feel terrible for hoping isn’t there. "I will love being your mom, it just wasn’t the plan right now so I’m freaking out. Mommy does that a lot. But she loves you."