health, life, mental health

My Grief Isn’t The Same As Yours

How experiencing childhood death changed me forever Photo by Katya Wolf on Pexels.com Many people have unfortunately had death visit their family or someone they know over the last few years. This includes children. Grief is different for everyone but none more-so than kids. I should know. In 1997, my mom died. I think I was… Continue reading My Grief Isn’t The Same As Yours

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Dealing With Grief Nearly A Decade Later

Photo by Liza Summer on Pexels.com Does the grief ever go away? Last week, I was thinking about my deceased mother. I think about her and my deceased father every day, but this week it has been constant thoughts about my mom.  I've been crying as I did as a little girl that whole year… Continue reading Dealing With Grief Nearly A Decade Later

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Here’s My Experience With An IUD

Photo by Ralph Rabago on Pexels.com I got pregnant back to back, so when I went back to the doctor for my checkup after having my daughter, I knew I wanted to discuss getting on birth control. I didn’t want another surprise baby. There are so many different choices to make now. I always used… Continue reading Here’s My Experience With An IUD

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Are Menstrual Cups Better Than Tampons?

It’s that time of the month. The one we as women dread: the visit from Aunt Flow. Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com As you prepare for the inevitable, you gather the regular necessities, such as pads, tampons, and maybe a change of underwear (sometimes they can be messy). There is another option you may… Continue reading Are Menstrual Cups Better Than Tampons?