What You Need To Know About Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Complication: Blood pressure, Bey-have

I always knew that Beyonce and I had something in common.

Well, one thing in common.

I guess if you include that we are both black women, three things in common.

I digress, already. The queen of the Bey-Hive revealed recently to VIBE magazine that she developed preeclampsia, also known historically as toxemia, while pregnant with her twins. As a result, she needed to undergo an emergency c-section. Continue reading “What You Need To Know About Beyoncé’s Pregnancy Complication: Blood pressure, Bey-have”

Dr. Wendy In The Interwebs: A Compilation

I love it when Luvvie Ajayi says The Interwebs.

While she is not the only person to ever use the term, I think that I have only ever heard HER say it. I also like the term because in my soon-to-be 37 years on this earth (#birthdaymonth), I have seen the norm go from the Dewey Decimal System in the library, literally doing research for school in “the stacks”, to the world wide web, to the plain ‘ole internet. Continue reading “Dr. Wendy In The Interwebs: A Compilation”

A Rose Is Still A Rose: But what do you call a Vagina?

I had the awesome fortune to meet Luvvie Ajaji and Franchesca Ramsey recently.

I was at a book signing event for Franchesca Ramsey’s new book, Well, That Escalated Quickly. It was such an amazing time because, within the event, Luvvie interviewed Franchesca. They talked about the book and Franchesca’s journey as an “accidental activist.” I highly recommend her book, by the way. (And Luvvie’s book, I’m Judging You. Both are very much worth the read.) Continue reading “A Rose Is Still A Rose: But what do you call a Vagina?”