On Uncertainty

July 21st, 2019 | 2 comments

On Uncertainty In the back half of 2018, I withdrew. My focus became internal, my specific stress response (crankiness with a side of ignoring the obvious) was on show, and I was feeling incredibly uncomfortable in my body. Deep down, I knew something was wrong,…

Heavy Flow Podcast

May 15th, 2018 | 2 comments

  Hey everyone! Today I’m sharing with you a podcast chat I had with Amanda Laird from Heavy Flow Podcast. Amanda and I had a longer than intended, hour conversation about periods, Von Willebrand Disease, bleeding disorders, period advocacy and lots more! Amanda’s podcast is one…

Leave No (Disabled) Woman Behind

March 8th, 2018 | 4 comments

It’s International Women’s Day 2018, and this year’s theme is “Leave No Woman Behind”. As a woman with a genetic illness, which is at times disabling, I fully support recent moves to make feminism more intersectional. The one area that isn’t being as obviously included…

Know Your Values

November 17th, 2017 | no comments

Do you know how to make the best decisions for your own life and situation? There’s been more than a few times I’ve made bad decisions – you know the ones. The ones that leave you feeling anxious and nauseous, awake at night and confused….

Coming off the pill – a real story

October 17th, 2017 | no comments

Over the years I’ve shared my experiences with coming off the pill for health reasons and transitioning to using factor to manage my periods. I haven’t come back to this topic in a while, and it’d be easy to think because I haven’t mentioned it…

Your body always knows

September 10th, 2017 | 4 comments

Your body always knows. Remember the last time you saw a band with your friends – the lightness and joy you felt dancing to the music. It wasn’t just an emotional reaction. Now recall  the last time you met someone you ended up not getting…

We’re all just stories in the end

July 27th, 2017 | no comments

Yesterday, I temporarily broke up with social media. All those apps got deleted from my phone, and I’m making friends with a new one (QualityTime, which you’ll be unsurprised to hear is helping me focus on what is in front of me by restricting access…