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'...

Invisible Illness

Mood Stabilizers A Somewhat Simplified Explanation About What They Are

 Mood stabilizers are the breakthrough I didn't realize I needed. After a...

Helpful Endo Surgery Prep Tips That Make Life Easier

Endo surgery prep can be hard to manage alone. You're already anxious and...

Laparotomy And Laparoscopy Differences And Similarities That’s Important To Know

Laparotomy and laparoscopy are two similar yet dramatically different surgical...
Helpful Endo Surgery Prep Tips That Make Life Easier

Helpful Endo Surgery Prep Tips That Make Life Easier

Endo surgery prep can be hard to manage alone. You're already anxious and nervous about the surgery and the outcome. So, trying to remember the steps necessary to properly prepare for surgery can be overwhelming. This is why it's essential to not go through this alone...

Endo Belly & How To Overcome It Right Now

Endo Belly & How To Overcome It Right Now

Overcoming endo belly can seem like an impossible task. Mostly because you have a cluster of symptoms to contend with. And, if that isn't bad enough, you're stuck with a prominent and awkward reminder of your body's struggle to function. But, while I haven't found a...

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...

Body Neutrality: A Realistic Approach to Healthy Body Image

Body Neutrality: A Realistic Approach to Healthy Body Image

I stumbled upon body neutrality last year and found the idea intriguing and refreshing. Considering I was never completely sold on body positivity. It's not that I find the body positive movement inherently wrong or anything. But, for me, it was toxic. Living with an...