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Introvert Or Extrovert?

I have to admit, Iím pretty darn bubbly. If you meet me in person, youíre likely to think Iím a people person who loves being around loads of my peeps. And on one level, thatís true. But Iím disco…

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HPV On A Pap Smear

On the road, answering anonymous questions during my†Ask The Girlfriend Gyno chats on my book tour for Whatís Up Down There?, questions about HPV --†human papillomavirus -- keep arising. With up t…

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Can Menstrual Cramps Change Your Brain?

While on the road promoting What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend (on shelves now!), we've heard a lot of fabulous questions about today's …

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Why Treating Yeast Infection Symptoms Won’t Cure You

Right now, I'm on a book tour for my book Whatís Up Down There? Questions Youíd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend. These days, unless youíre a celebrity, publishers donít pay f…

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Being the Captain of Your Life

The weekend before I left for the book tour (to promote What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend -- on shelves now!), my hubby, daughter, and I …

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Sperm Trumps Vagina. Excuse Me?

Last week, just before blasting off on my 20 city book tour for my book Whatís Up Down There? Questions Youíd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend, I got a call from a guy at C…

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Why I Talk About Vaginas

The closer I got to my book tour (which I'm on now! Hello, Chicago!) for Whatís Up Down There? Questions Youíd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend, the more resistance I faced…

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Re-Writing Your Painful Story

Returning to the scene of the trauma As I write this, I am on a plane, flying to Chicago where I start my book tour. The irony of this fact is not lost on me. You see, I lived in Chicago for …

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Pole Dancing: Empowering Or Just Slutty?

This year, I have become friends with the mind-blowingly wonderful Sheila Kelley, founder of S Factor, the empowering womenís exercise class based on pole dancing. To support my book launch of Wha…

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What? We Can’t Say ‘Vagina’?

Tell me it isnít true. Rumor on the street has it that TV networks have banned a tampon company for making an ad that uses the word ďvagina.Ē Um, how exactly are we supposed to talk about tampon…

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