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An Open Letter to My Hot Flashes

Please go away and never come back

Photo: Paula Winkler/Getty Images

Dear Hot Flashes,

I was about to give a talk to 1,500 people at a conference. And then, there you were. You showed up and you didn’t mess around. You heated me up. And you didn’t stop. You kept at it, all right. You kept at it 17 to 20 times a day.




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Molly Wright Steenson

Molly Wright Steenson

Vice Provost for Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University. Author of Architectural Intelligence (MIT Press 2017). Girlwonder.

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