The following guest post was written by my friend, Ali Shapiro. I hope her thoughts empower you to take ownership of your health and take on a new “Boss” mindset. Enjoy! Twelve years ago, after years of unsuccessfully trying to lose weight and use medications for acne, allergies, depression and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, I enrolled
Grassroots Awareness At lunch with publishing wheeler-dealers discussing the state of affairs in women’s mental health, a soft-spoken pregnant woman seated to my left turned to me and said: “I know this is off-topic, but what do you think of the Gardasil vaccine? I know a 25 year old who got it and hasn’t been
Antibiotics and the management of pregnancy and birth “They told me I’ll need IV antibiotics because I had GBS my last pregnancy.“ I could feel Catherine’s confusion as it swirled with her near desperate desire to be cared for by a trusted authority – her obstetrician. Many women, even most, have been stripped of their compass.
My sordid past My patients look at me with a mixture of incredulity and disbelief when I try to explain that I’ve been there. I was raised on modern Italian food – pasta, lasagna, pasta, chicken parmigiana, panini, pasta – and, as a sympathetic dominant, have always been naturally thin. Sounds great, right? It means
A big mouth and a sharp tongue I was seemingly born with a fire in my belly and a sharp tongue. My mind stays sharp under pressure – maybe it even gets a touch sharper – and I’m notorious for saying what I mean. Just ask my family. These qualities made me a pretty righteous