Fibroid Free Features: Oluwakemi

Editor Note: I will be doing an interviews with various fibroid suffers and clinicians that I meet. The second series is women I’ve met on IG who want to share their story. Read Oluwakemi’s moms journey below:   When my mom was first diagnosed with fibroids, she did not feel the impact much. It was just there; it…

Tika Sumpter N Baby

Tika Sumpter glows as she fights fibroids and the stigma of being a single mom.

Baby York & Baby Luna

It seemed like only a minute ago Chrissy Tiegen and Tyra Banks were asking the world to stop asking them when they would have kids.

Fibroids & Family

The youngest daughter of 18, yes you read that right 18, Candace Matthews CMO of Amway, found herself at a cross roads.

Fighting Fibroids in Lingerie

When aspiring model Shorntay, found out that she had a growth in her stomach. She did what most of us do… take a picture of it.   She thought perhaps it was ‘lunch belly’, as the Brits call the bloating after eating too much. For me, I remember thinking, ‘my this is weird but maybe this is…

Henrietta Lacks

Mama Oprah is bringing Henrietta Lacks’ story to life 

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….

Toronto’s Calling

Researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are testing an experimental treatment called MRI-guided focused ultrasound therapy. They say the treatment can eliminate certain kinds of fibroids in less than two hours, with no surgery at all. It has been noted that, during the focused ultrasound therapy, the patient lies on a table and is guided…

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,…

Scars and all

As a single, 32-year-old woman, I lamented the fact that the next man to see me naked would not be one who’d vowed to love me in sickness and in health, or even a sweet boyfriend who’d read to me in bed while I recovered. I hated the thought of looking like I’d had a…

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…