The next post in "Sex, Chronic Illness, and Mental Health" is all about PCOS and endometriosis.
It’s dark. It's always dark no matter what time of day. My music is turned up and my headphones are in so I can try to escape into the lyrics. I’m hunched against the door of the bathroom feeling the cool tile floor against my feet while I’m hugging my legs to my body trying … Continue reading When Your Darkest Moments are Tied to Your Period
I’ve had to do a lot of getting back into shape- which with diabetes- can be an adventure! It took me a few stumbles, but I had to push myself to not push myself too hard when getting back into shape.
I’m curled up on the sidelines with my tips and tricks to get by while cheering on the birth control to defeat my body. Yes- in this weird twisted set up…. All I want is for my body to lose to the medication in this constant battle- this battle of chaotic and painful periods. My … Continue reading (The One with the) PCOS and Endometriosis Flare Up
There's so much I wish I could tell you and stop you from experiencing when it comes to your period.
It's PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) Awareness Month! It’s September, and it’s PCOS Awareness Month. What is PCOS? Healthline defines PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) as “a condition in which a woman’s levels of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone are out of balance. This leads to the growth of ovarian cysts (benign masses on the ovaries). … Continue reading Ask Me About PCOS
Disclaimer- again- I am not a medical professional and this is not advice. Also- I did try to be as respectful as possible even with my blood boiling. There are some amazing healthcare providers out there- and kickass women with or without diabetes that are amazing moms (some diabadass moms too) or who want to … Continue reading Another Journey Begins- Diabetes, PCOS, and Endometriosis