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…