Vaginal steaming experience

Two weeks ago I had my first vaginal steam. It felt like it was something I was supposed to know how to do but somehow I didn’t. I didnt know if I was supposed to squat and manually open myself up for it or what…

What’s the deal with soy?

  2013  saw tech entrepreneur Rob Rhinehart holed up in his apartment in Silicon Valley and trying to find the next big thing. When money ran low he researched the best diet he could put his hands on  cheaply and came up with a drink that sustained him for 30 days. See his blog post all…

Resistance is Futile

Have you ever noticed that Bad Food + No Exercise = Longer Periods and MORE Pain? Not to mention more bloating and more cramps. When I say bad food, I mean eating foods that we as fibroid sufferers know we should stay away from, caffeine, dairy – especially if it not organic, and fatty foods….

2, 3, 4, 5

By Du Qiongfang Source: Global Times “You’ll have to wait two years before you can get pregnant.” As a recently married 32-year-old who was looking forward to having a baby in time for the auspicious Year of the Monkey, these words from my physician hit me like a kick to my tummy. As a woman,…

Endometrium

It’s vitally important that we use the right language when we talk about fibroids. With others and our doctors. It will help people know how serious we are about our health. 💋 Endometrium: the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus that is lost during menstruation. Humans, “old world” primates, elephant shrews, and fruit…

After surgery

They prob will send you home with pain pills and those bad boys clog you up. So eat veggies raw or close to it – to get that fiber and move things along. Or you can take the stool softeners they give you – but if your interested in their natural things you can do…

How to Prep for Surgery

Someone asked on IG how they should prep for their fibroid surgery. And while I would love to be able to steer everyone away from surgery, sometimes it’s the right option for people. It is what they need to do to get some relief. You ultimately have to do what is right for you. No…

U Need to Know

I post about this topic often because what people don’t realize is that liver health is one of the most important things to consider when talking about the health and well being of the body. I know that I was unaware until after my surgery so I have to, HAVE TO share this info.

Y can’t it just be real

Have you ever gotten excited about something that you THOUGHT was healthy only to find out that it is not quite as it seems? With the rise of ‘healthy’ alternatives to our favorite foods, people are flocking to them without doing the research. An example of this is  LA quick food staple VeggieGrill. Check out…

Uhh we need to talk…

What the body can use, it does. What it can’t it eliminates. Under optimal circumstances…but many on the SAD (STANDARD AMERICAN DIET) diet and even those of us on vegetarian leaning diets don’t eliminate (poop) daily or after every meal. So where does the stuff that the body doesn’t have use for or want go?…

When the whine don’t quit

There have been several studies that talk about the benefits of ginger. Check out this study by ncbi.nim.nih.gov Specifically there have been several studies about ginger and it’s affects on menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea). There was a study that pitted ginger against mefenamic acid which is an NSAID. The results basically said that ginger is as effective as…

BPA & BPA Free

What can be said other than BPA ain’t it. And BPA FREE is no better. Bisphenol A (BPA) is a plastic additive that companies use to make plastic more sturdy, for long periods of time. The two primary uses for BPA, accounting for about 95% of all BPA produced, are to make polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins….