Whenever I’m dealing with something really hard and get to that point we’ve all been to where seriously think I can’t get past whatever the current brick wall may be, I ask myself, “What would Elle Woods do?” Seriously. I do this. All the time. She is a true model and handles challenges with class. I know, I know, she’s a romantic comedy character, not Mother Theresa. But trust me, Elle’s got it together.
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Latching onto the earth-shattering news that women love a good party, an Orlando radiology clinic is hosting mammogram parties to encourage women to get the breast cancer check-up. So, yeah, we appreciate the sentiment — i.e., let’s try and make women feel like coming to get their boobs flattened between two metal plates is, like, super fun if you’ve got a Cosmopolitan in your hand — but it seems vaguely trivializing. Like women won’t get life saving check-ups unless there are little bite sized finger foods, pink streamers, and Fergie on the stereo. There are some things we want to be sterile, quiet, and devoid of female stereotypes — this would be one of them. What’s next? Manis and pedis while you’re in the stirrups at the gyno? Facials at the dentist? Brazilian waxes during a colonoscopy? [CBS News]Follow my blog with bloglovin Keep reading »