Monthly Archives: February 2006

Clinical Trials

I wish I could say that my transition from the academic/theoretical portion of the semester to the clinical portion was going smoothly, but alas, ’tis not the case. The hospital I will be doing my clinicals in (a well-known certain Bronx hospital, for all you curious, saavy New York types) has at least two miles […]

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The Keeper

We’ve been talking so much about menstruation lately that it seems only natural that the subject of alternative menstrual gear would come up at some point. In fact, just last week we were talking about it after class one day, and I ended up bringing my Keeper to school with me to show to a […]

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Belly beauty

This is a picture of one of my best friends in the entire world, who is 31 weeks pregnant this week. Isn’t she beautiful?? She and her husband have planned a homebirth with a local (Kentucky) midwife, and she’s due the second week of April, which also coincides with my spring break. If I’m lucky, […]

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Grandmother of Feminism dies

Betty Friedan, author, activist, feminist and extraordinary woman, died yesterday at the age of 85. Have any of you ever read The Feminist Mystique? It’s been on my list forever, but I’ve never managed to find the time. Maybe this is the year to read it, in honor of Betty. May thousands of us continue […]

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Antepartum Blues

Well, I didn’t fail my Antepartum exam last Friday by any means, but I didn’t do nearly as well as I had wanted to do. When I left the exam, I was actually feeling pretty confident about it. Somehow, my grade did not quite reflect this confidence, which is a bit distressing, especially given that […]

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Lost e-mail

This is going to sound somewhat strange, but sometimes a few of my posts are inundated with spam track-back comments, which just mucks up my inbox and dashboard, and requires deleting massive amounts of spam comments/e-mails all at once. Which I just finished doing. However, right as I hit the delete button, I noticed that […]

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