Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I’m calling it now; after years of contouring, compression garments, lash extensions, hair extensions, fake tans, and fillers, after this pandemic, the pendulum will swing. We will have weeks and weeks of our roots growing out, our brows growing out, our nails growing off, our skin getting clear from being…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I’m not writing about the coronavirus because people shouldn’t be getting health advice from blogs. All I can say on it is that you don’t need more plastic bottles of water to ward it off or survive it, and please please PLEASE wash your hands. Even if you’re home all…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Of all the doctor appointments I hate the most, it is the gynecologist. It’s not the pap smear, it’s not having someone manhandle my breasts while making small talk, it’s everything that happens in between. I’ve been to a dozen different gynecologists, from fancy practices with glass walls and high-tech…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Last April I was invited to speak at the conference Rebelle Con in Richmond, Virginia. Rebelle Con was founded by a pair of women who were sick of the “go hard or go home” messaging that was causing so many of our peers to burn out, get discouraged, or confirm…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Last year was my first year buying health insurance for my family through the Maryland healthcare exchange.  When I quit my day job, I went on COBRA for the first year, finding its ridiculous cost actually cheaper than anything available through the ACA.  Last year, the ACA was cheaper thanks…

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