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18 years and counting

This is my first try at something like this. I figured it might be therapeutic. So for all of you ‘out there’ WELCOME to what’s going on “in here”. 1,671 more words


Menstrual cycle: What's normal, what's not

Do you know when your last menstrual period
began or how long it lasted? If not, it might
be time to start paying attention.
Tracking your menstrual cycles can help you… 733 more words


The Grim Truth About The Implant.

The grim truth about the implant
I tend not to write about things like this. Mainly because, it’s a bit disgusting and the males among you probably won’t want to read about it. 704 more words

Let's Talk About Vaginas.

Really, we should. Or maybe uteri? Either is good for this discussion. If you’re a bit squeamish about lady parts and their functions, particularly the less appealing ones, you might want to turn away now. 501 more words

Body Stuff

Biology and Bad Guys

There’s an Oil of Olay advert on British television claiming that women check the mirror several times a day “to see what’s changed”. Part of me understands it’s a reference to regular maintenance: does my lipstick need reapplication; is there food in my teeth; has that pimple taken over my face or am I just imagining it? 774 more words


Stories of Alchemy—Menstruation, 10 of 10

(This post is one of a series. I’m basically publishing an entire book, section by section. If parts of the post below are unclear to you, or you’ve found your way right into the middle of a thickening plot, reading previous posts will catch you up. 839 more words

Stories Of Alchemy

In Search Of The Menstruating Goddess

When it comes to conversations around Menstrual Taboos, usually there are two strong view-points: One which says that it is all rubbish and we need to set women who follow these taboos “free”. 1,918 more words