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For the Ladies: Why do I retain water when I'm on my period?

Recently a co-worker of mine was telling me about how she always ends up gaining 2-3 pounds right before and during her period.  She wasn’t worried about it, because most women experience these conditions during their periods, but she was curious as to why it happens.  786 more words


Before & After: 19 days on Testosterone

So my hips are slimming down, my belly is rounding out … my body fat is redistributing very nicely, I’m quite happy about it already! … 295 more words


Ruby's Red Wash - Giveaway

Evening all – I’ve got another giveaway for you, my lovely readers. There will be two winners for this giveaway as the lovely Carolyn from Ruby’s Red Wash has kindly donated two gift sets. 55 more words

Alternative Menstrual Products - Info

Stories of Alchemy—Menstruation, 7 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. 903 more words

Stories Of Alchemy

Let's Talk Menstruation: An Introduction

Periods? Really? Yes! What did you expect from a hippy doula? If you really can’t stand the topic, skip this one, I won’t be mad. In the future, I have some informational posts that I’d like to write on this topic, but today, I’m going to talk about myself and the things that I am doing to honor my blood time. 267 more words

Blood Time