I’ve never understood people who make grand pronouncements about how moms are supposed to behave. As far as I’m concerned, moms should be able to do anything they like. If they enjoyed doing stuff outdoors before they had kids, they should be able to enjoy the same things even after they’re moms.
When someone tells someone you throw like a girl, it’s almost always meant as an insult. This has never made any sense to me. As one of the young women in the commercial says, “It doesn’t matter what they say. Yes, I kick like a girl, and I swim like a girl, and I walk like a girl, and I wake up in the morning like a girl, because I AM a girl, and that’s not something I should be ashamed of, so I’m going to do it, anyway.”
Under the Act, there’s a list of preventive health services for women that all Marketplace health plans have to cover without charging you a copay — even if you haven’t met your yearly deductible — as long as you get them done by an in-network provider. And since it’s National Women’s Health Week, I thought it’d be worth listing them below. So here goes:
Recently I was contacted by Dr. Andrew Luks, an associate professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Washington. He’s doing research on pregnancy, exercise and the effects of high altitude exposure, and he’s looking for some help.