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It's Like A Monkey on My Back, Except No Monkey.

I was trying to coax myself back into a blissful oblivion, which is evading me tonight. The last few days have been pretty much nothing but tears when I don’t specifically do something to keep myself busy. 944 more words

Random Rambling

Falling Down a Rabbit Hole

It’s Monday. I’ve lost a full week. I’m sitting up and made my own bagel for breakfast after enjoying several trips to the bathroom to pee, which since Dana is gone, is a celebration each and every time. 516 more words

Profound Insights

The Pill Reduces the Risk of Endometrial Cancer

A new study in The Lancet reports that taking the pill could provide significant and long-term protection against a deadly type of uterine cancer.

Endometrial cancer starts in the inner lining of the uterus and affects about 25 out of 100,000 women, according to the… 478 more words


Dealing With The Cancer Monster

When I was 37 in 1993, I began to have a lot of problems with my period.

Out of the blue, my periods began to skip every other month and when they did occur, I bled heavily with many large clots and I also had horrible cramps that made me double over with pain. 4,072 more words


Women's Cancer is Not Always Pink

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month – so from today through October 10 I’m contributing 20% of sales of all my patterns to The Coalition for Women’s Cancers… 55 more words


Oral contraceptives cut down endometrial cancer risk, provide long-lasting protection


Oral contraceptives provide long-term protection against endometrial cancer, according to new research published by scientists studying the beneficial side effects of birth control pills.

The study, published in the Lancet Oncology medical journal, revealed that oral contraceptive use for approximately five years can significantly impact the health of women as they age and become more susceptible to endometrial cancer. 466 more words


The Contraceptive Pill might have been acting as a Cancer-killing pill

Arguably, one of the biggest advancements in women’s health in the 20th century is the contraceptive Pill. A recent study suggests that the birth control pill, apart from letting women assert their reproductive rights, has also prevented hundreds of thousands of cases of endometrial cancer. 425 more words