So heres the thing - we don't sanitize slavery here. Not on this blog, not in my house, and not in my universe. Now a few weeks ago, I was doing some light reading on the slave gynecological experiments. I came across a scholarly article that was defending the reputation of of J. Marion Sims … Continue reading Slaves Can’t Give Informed Consent.
Month: May 2017
What your Advance Directive has to do with Cookout Season.
Dedicated to Grandma Jones, Grandma Harris, and Aunt Geraldine. Rest easy - a better day is coming. There are two seasons I love - the Christmas season and COOKOUT season. *cues electric slide* Cookout season is better than any of the basic, generic, four seasons. The weather is great, the food is better than great, and … Continue reading What your Advance Directive has to do with Cookout Season.
Can We Talk: Family Health History – Part 2
Hi guys! So this is Part 2 in the Can We Talk series. In the first post, we talked about how to start a conversation with your family about family health. If you haven't checked out Part 1, read it here! This particular post will focus the actual meat of the conversation. Like I mentioned in … Continue reading Can We Talk: Family Health History – Part 2
Pokemon, Flint, and Other Problematic Behavior.
(Hi guys! So I originally had the second installment in our Can We Talk: Family Health History series scheduled for this week. However, with the healthcare bill on the Congressional floor again, this post seemed like a better fit this time. We will be back to our regular scheduled programing next week! If you missed Part One … Continue reading Pokemon, Flint, and Other Problematic Behavior.
Can We Talk: Family Health History – Part 1
I'm obsessed with 80s and 90s R&B. Give me some Mint Condition and New Edition and I am fully in my happy place. One of my singing-and-dancing-in-the-shower favorites is Can We Talk by Tevin Campbell. If you ever have the pleasure of seeing me (preferably not in the shower) when this song comes on, I'll probably … Continue reading Can We Talk: Family Health History – Part 1