Choosing Childlessness An Insider Perspective On the Forgotten Side of Infertility

Choosing childlessness after infertility was both difficult and easy. I felt peace yet at the same time anxiety. There was confidence in my decision as well as uncertainty. And perhaps the biggest whammy of them all was the unrelenting guilt. Like I’d let everyone...

6 Steps to Overcome Toxic Body Image and Achieve Confidence

Toxic body image is surging within today’s social media culture and influence. And I’m sure you’ve struggled with your body image and appearance as a direct result of an advertisement or influencer. I’ve openly shared before how I battled negative body image and body...

ADHD Medication Stigma Has An Astonishing Impact On Treatment Here’s Why

ADHD medication stigma kept me in denial for years about my condition. Despite suspecting that I had ADHD, I continued to live under the false narrative that I was just a lazy, undependable person that wasn’t smart and could not be someone of significant value. I’m...

Fundamentals of a Neurodivergent Brain and How to Flourish

Having a neurodivergent brain has taught me about the importance of resilience and adaptation. And I’ve become less ashamed about living with ADHD and dyscalculia. However, I know that neurodiversity is a new way of approaching mental disorders and learning...

Powerful iOS 15 Features for ADHD You Must Use

Each fascinating iOS 15 feature has allowed me to gain control over my ADHD symptoms. Specifically, my lack of focus, procrastination, and productivity presented the most problems when moving this past August. I struggled to find the motivation necessary to get back...

Body Dysmorphia And Negative Body Image The Truth Is You’re Confusing Them

Body dysmorphia and negative body image are prevalent issues in our society. These issues are triggered by society, culture, social groups, and perceptions about beauty. Yet, key differences such as internal and external influences increase these behaviors'...

Health

Useful Info About Perimenopause With One Ovary How To Differentiate From Similar Conditions

Perimenopause is a harsh reality when you’ve lost an ovary to endometriosis....

Gynecologist Appointment Valuable Insurance Tips

If you think scheduling a gynecologist appointment is all about calling and...

Your First Gynecologist How To Choose The Best One For You

Gynecologists are the best choice for women’s health and reproductive needs....
Gynecologist Appointment Valuable Insurance Tips

Gynecologist Appointment Valuable Insurance Tips

If you think scheduling a gynecologist appointment is all about calling and choosing a date and time. You're dead wrong, my friend. Ok, it is an important part because, yes, having a set time for your exam is part of the process. However, knowing how you're going to...

Your First Gynecologist How To Choose The Best One For You

Your First Gynecologist How To Choose The Best One For You

Gynecologists are the best choice for women’s health and reproductive needs. Their specialized knowledge regarding reproductive disorders, vaginal health, and gynecological cancer allows them to screen and treat these female-specific disorders. However, a gynecologist...

Your First Pap Smear Useful Tips To Ease Your Nervous Mind

Your First Pap Smear Useful Tips To Ease Your Nervous Mind

It’s time for your first pap smear, and you’re beyond nervous. I’m sure you’ve had friends and family share their experiences.  Yet, you’re still scared, which is totally okay. The purpose of this series is to increase your awareness of gynecological health. This way,...

12 Breast Cancer Facts Every Woman Needs to Know Right Now

12 Breast Cancer Facts Every Woman Needs to Know Right Now

I want to share these breast cancer facts because they're essential to increase early detection and improve general awareness. And it's especially important to me since I lost my aunt to breast cancer this past summer. Furthermore, I can't think of a better way to...

My Laparotomy and Little Known Info I Wish I Knew

My Laparotomy and Little Known Info I Wish I Knew

Upon finding out that I would need a laparotomy, I was instantly scared. I hadn't heard anything about a laparotomy with all the research I had done into endometriosis and various treatments. I'd only learned about laparoscopy and its minimally invasive approach after...

4 PMDD Facts You Should Know About, And Why It Matters

4 PMDD Facts You Should Know About, And Why It Matters

PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder), is a chronic health condition that impacts 20 to 40% of menstruators. And, it's defined by Mayo Clinic as an advanced form of PMS (premenstrual syndrome) that affects mental health and quality of life. Yet, there's very little...

Exercise And Period Loss How To Identify And Treat Now

Exercise And Period Loss How To Identify And Treat Now

Exercise-induced period loss medically known as exercise-induced amenorrhea is relatively common, especially if you're starting a new exercise routine and making subsequent dietary changes. And, while this is common, it can lead to health complications if it continues...