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PMS Monster Momma

July 13, 2011 by


How to be yourself? Truly and really and whole? Three million people have googled that very question. One way is to tell our children why we are suddenly irritated, tired, snappy and sitting in a corner with a bag of Oreos weeping. About nothing and everything. I had no choice. I had never ever been […]

A PMS Newsletter For Men & Ovulation Complaints: Rants From The Dark Side

July 12, 2011 by


The other day, my husband said: “Uh, what’s this email that I’m getting about your menstural cycle? You’re ovulating right now, I take it?” After a particularly bad month–cramps, fiery temper, deciding that I was going to move to a hotel permanently–I signed Andy up for a online newsletter, The Daily Cramp , that informed […]

PMS Training for Boys: My Sons’ Wives Can Thank Me Later

July 11, 2011 by


I start each summer with a couple of groan-inducing “cultural outings” in mind, and this year I was bent on seeing a particular exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. I was told it would be crowded and to get there early, so on the appointed day I was all business: Get up! […]