There the IUD was, floating free and easy as a butterfly in my abdominal cavity — and most DEFINITELY not safely ensconced in my uterus, protecting me from pregnancy as advertised.
It was during Thanksgiving break of what was supposed to be my final semester of college.
I mention to a friend that I was dropped by Kaiser. She looks at me and says “What are you doing for insurance?”
Your genetics are not a life sentence; they are your call to action.
One of the questions I heard most often was “Your teeth are so straight, so why do you need braces?”
When my husband asked me to marry him, on his knees in the Rubin Museum, I said “Yes, on one condition. Get a colonoscopy. Like, before our wedding.”
Today’s News Roundup will focus on a single story: what’s going on with the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital?
Featuring Billfolders Stina and Ravenclawed!
These were people with good incomes and steady jobs, some people with really good health insurance, and all of them had stories that made me go “holy crap!”