I recently had to stop using hormonal contraception. After 7 years of benefiting from no periods, no pre-menstrual symptoms or cysts (the reason I went on in the first place), my body started fighting against these hormones. Net net, I went from never bleeding to always bleeding off and on. So, once my last attempt of […]Continue Reading
Can you imagine spending 17 years in prison for a crime you didn’t commit? That’s what happened to 59-year-old Susan Mellen. Luckily she was recently exonerated and released. So what did she do on her first day as a free woman? She didn’t launch her campaign to sue the State. And she didn’t go out […]Continue Reading
It’s the period of the Jewish New Year. Despite common belief, the new year isn’t celebrated by just one holiday, Rosh HaShanah. It includes a series of holidays during which you contemplate the year ahead. Rest assured, most of my prayers for the coming year include requests for peace, happiness, health, etc. And you spend […]Continue Reading
Yikes! That was my reaction when I saw how much my stylist cut off of my hair last week. Of course I didn’t say it out loud, but, man, did I say it my head. VERY LOUDLY! Mind you, I had ridiculously long hair which I put off cutting given how expensive and time-consuming a hair cut […]Continue Reading
Aaahhh, the bar mitzvah is over and I finally have a few minutes to indulge in some reading. (Pics to come soon!) I grabbed the latest edition of the New Yorker and came across a fascinating article entitled the “Plus Side.” Playing off the term “plus size,” the article addresses the transformation of the plus […]Continue Reading
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