Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this comic implied that menstrual cups do not pose a risk of toxic shock syndrome (TSS). Research has shown that some women have experienced TSS from menstrual cups.

For more than 15 years, I used tampons and pads. Every time I had my period, I was totally disconnected from my menstrual flow. After much hesitation, I decided to try the menstrual cup, and everything changed forever.

I’m training to be a first responder. The biases and blind spots in health care are massive.

The pandemic inspired me to sign up for an EMT course

My days are spent observing my 10-month-old baby. Here’s what I’ve learned.

Babies suck everything

I have always struggled with dark circles under my eyes. Here’s what I didn’t realize.

I learned a lot when I looked into the ideas behind certain beauty products