Instead we got some bullshit pregnancy story line, a bunch of fucking pointless scenes, and ultimately a show that ended with the majority of the Girls not speaking to each other. I know the meat of the show is Hannah, but the show is still called "Girls", not "Hannah's Dumbass Life".Read More
Going into my vasectomy, I was much more concerned with the pain afterwards, and the length of the recovery. But the worst part about the whole experience ended up being the vasectomy procedure itself.Read More
It’s an extremely personal question and at the same time - one we all need to be openly discussing way more than we are now…..that stupid dilemma about pregnancy and fertility that most sexually active adults face.Read More
I still can’t believe it’s 2016 and we don’t have better birth control options. It’s either take some crazy fake hormones, or have some foreign body inserted in your uterus, or chart your cycles and risk having an abortion. Ultimately I ended up getting an IUD because it wasn’t fake hormones (I got the copper one) and it didn’t mess with your cycle - you still bled and ovulated and all that as per usual.Read More
I spent the next day tearing apart the book and having a true fucking awakening. I was amazed that women's bodies could do all of this incredible shit, I was in awe of my own body for the process of menstruation and the ability to grow and birth a human. I sat naked on my back porch and poured water all over myself in a primal moment of pure ecstasy at simply being a woman.Read More
How a man shows up during labor and birth (and postpartum - don’t even get me started) sets the foundation for his family and for his role as a father.Read More
I always say I'm going to send out Christmas cards and then I never do. I did the same thing again this year. And I'm always like - oh I'm going to do one of those adorable "highlights of our year" newsletter type deals. And I never do.
Except this year I DID. And here it is.Read More
You could train or learn or shadow or prep or practice or plan, but when the shit goes down it's basically never going to be how you think it's going to be. So just go for it. Figure it out as you go. Commit to always learning, growing, and changing. Do your best.Read More
But something was missing. That zing, that thing that gets you out of bed every morning – it wasn’t there.
“This can’t be the reason I’m alive”, I’d think to myself.
I longed to be one of those people that didn’t think of their job as “work”.Read More
There is a consistent difference in the women who have a spiritual practice and the women who don’t. By “spiritual practice” I don’t necessarily mean meditation or yoga. And it's certainly helpful even if you're not pregnant.Read More