There’s No Cure for Menstrual Rage

"The truth is, women are people and should be treated as such, with time out for physiological interferences..." - Amy Vanderbilt, Amy Vanderbilt's Etiquette (1952) Do you remember those drug commercials for Sarafem, a "new" treatment of PMDD?  (That's pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder.  It's like PMS...but...well...worse.)  I remember the commercial featured a woman trying to pull a stuck shopping … Continue reading There’s No Cure for Menstrual Rage

Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire

  “Actions truly born of one’s nature, even if they contain fault, should not be relinquished. For all undertakings are covered by some fault, just as fire is covered by smoke.” - The Bhagavad Gita Several years ago I was sitting in my therapist's office having an anxiety attack over my gym membership.  I didn't like … Continue reading Where There’s Smoke There’s Fire