I pop my head up from my gynecologist Dr. Deborah Coady's exam table and stare at her as she sweeps her finger inside me, poking at my pelvic floor muscles, finding the spots that make me cringe with pain.
"Botox," she says. "I think we should inject Botox into some of these really tight areas in your vagina to help them relax. I've had some success using Botox on patients with pelvic floor dysfunction, but they usually need three to six injections every three months."
She's crazy, I thought. "We" aren't going anywhere near my nether regions with a needle full of Botox.
For two years, my gynecologist and I had been coaxing my clenched vaginal muscles to relax.....