A Gynecologist by profession n blogger by passion, I love words!
I love weaving life experiences into verse and prose. I'm particularly interested in relationships and how they work.
A strong supporter of woman empowerment, I like dwelling on gender related causes.
Love this portal as a platform to voice my own views and read other voices...
Painful periods are very common, and yet it is extraordinary how women are blatantly told to "bear the pain" and often even shamed for taking medication for period pain!
A talk with Anjali Ameer, India's first transgender model who has acted opposite Mammootty, Malayalam film industry's superstar. How did she reach where she is now?
Subconsciously or otherwise, Keerthi realized that this was what would be her friend for life. Her quick grasp and agile brain that assimilated stuff and applied it to the amazement of her teachers.
A go getter who took marriage, pregnancy, and childcare in her stride as she did two professional degrees, and a fulfilling career as a gynaecologist, while also being a single mom most of the time as an army wife, this mom is inspiring!
Delhi Crime, a series on Netflix, is currently making waves, and digs deep into the workings of the police force in the nation's capital, considered an extremely unsafe city by many.
They were horses, but to Akankhsha, they were her friends. One particular big black horse was called Black Music and the two appeared to actually hear some music unheard by others. “Hi, Amma!” said 8-year-old Akankhsha as she bounced into her mother’s bedroom. “Hi, Molu” said Arunima, a tad absently as she worked on her […]
Arpita was lost in the sheer beauty of floating over the ground. She felt like a beautiful bird. She savoured the feeling. She felt free.
Talking about sexually transmitted diseases is a taboo, and this just propagates myths about STDs in women. Let's examine and bust these myths.
Okay let’s take this one step at a time, said Rachna. First, we’ll make sure you are pregnant, then address the rest of the issues.
Female doctors are no rarity in urban India. Yet, even today, what does it mean to be a woman and a doctor - how does gender impact women in Medicine?
She drifted off to sleep, blessing Akanksha for her intuitive and instinctive thinking. Her baby had grown up indeed. Into a sensitive and sensible lady.
Some exit wounds are hard to get over, and healing is a long process. This honest confession is a story about one such love that ended unceremoniously.
Vinita had immediately piped up and said, “I would like to serve the nation, but I want to become a doctor. So maybe I’ll become a Army doctor.” Innocent words from an innocent girl of 10 which turned out to be prophetic.
Shouldn’t she be annoyed that he had nurtured such feelings and not told her? Wasn’t it against the grain of their being best friends? She was a middle aged happily married woman.
Juggling the dual burden of home and work is never easy for women, but a supportive network can make it a lot more feasible.
Gradually there was a change in Uma, imperceptible at first, she began focusing on the positives rather than the negatives in her life.
#Poetry. The pain of a broken relationship can drive you into another's arms. But what happens if you go back? What about their feelings?
A heartfelt letter from a mother to a daughter about to step into matrimony, telling her that no matter what, she should not give in to anything just because she is a woman...
The neckline always too deep, the skirt was always too short, the timeline was rigid, school, college, career mattered not...
All you would like to know about taking that trip to Ladakh, through the lens of this author's personal trip to this wonderful place!
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