Category Archives: Health and Fitness

Thong Diary: Making the Best of Difficult Circumstances

Dear Hanky Panky, I just wanted to thank you for creating the most fantastic underwear ever—even better than La Perla! After my bilateral mastectomy, the nurses loved the fact that your underwear could be maneuvered to change bandages and also helped … Continue reading

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Thong Diary: Downward Thong

I’d like to begin with a confession. I have a serious addiction to overpriced workout clothes. This addiction fuels not only most of my decisions regarding my pocketbook, but also my workout habits. Consider it a means of justification. You … Continue reading

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Living Ballet Beautifully

I’m not a big fan of the gym. Hopping around on cardio machines bores me to death. Aerobics and bootcamp classes blaring bad dance music with instructors shouting at me for “motivation” tend to have the opposite effect. I’m a … Continue reading

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Fat Cat: Kitty Weight Loss Product Reviews

Bolt Interactive Pet Laser Toy This freestanding toy measures about 6” tall and has an internal motorized laser with an adjustable mirror to direct the light. The laser moves around in a pre-determined “random” cycle. I set it up on … Continue reading

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Guest Voices: The P-Mate

I realized too late that I should have sent Hanky Panky CEO, Lida Orzeck, with some P-Mates™ for her humanitarian trip to Rwanda with the International Organization for Women and Development. Through my travels around the world, I have found … Continue reading

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Kigali Hospitals

Kibagabaga Hosp is the least well-funded facility in Kigali. Today, we had reason to visit a better equipped district hospital, Muhima, and an even more superior hospital , King Faisal, where financial means will indeed secure  nearly Western style health … Continue reading

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AMACURU FROM RWANDA

I am in Kigali, Rwanda with the International Organization for Women’s Development, a medical humanitarian organization that travels thrice yearly to this country to address a problem that affects women in many parts of the world—obstetric fistula. Women with this … Continue reading

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Major League Soccer

I never played soccer growing up in Brooklyn. I think it’s strictly a non-urban sport. And I never had the opportunity to develop an interest in this decidedly international pastime. But I was invited to see an MLS (Major League … Continue reading

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Guest Voices: “Why I Love My DivaCup”

What is a DivaCup?  One of those fabulous painted margarita glasses? The biggest coffee mug Starbucks has to offer? A new bra size? Nope, a DivaCup is a menstrual cup that does not absorb, but instead collects, menstrual flow. No … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky Under the Microscope

You might wonder what a professional conference and lacy lingerie have to do with one another, but at a recent sexuality conference the importance of underwear you love was scientifically proven! At the 2011 American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors … Continue reading

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