It's been years since I blogged about a health topic and I honestly thought those days were over, but... here I am. I originally planned to make this a Facebook post just to share with my friends, but I had too many links and too much to say, so I figured I'd make it a … Continue reading Should Mothers Consume the Placenta After Birth?
My mind says I need more energy- what can I do and what can I take to give me the stamina to slay the day? But my body is already telling me just exactly what it needs- if I am tired, then I need rest, not a magic solution to perform my best. Sometimes you … Continue reading
Do the pains of the past ever stop hurting? Does one ever "get over" anything? Is there a way to process something to where it never again rises up and seeks to destroy you? I go through this process every cycle and now it's just starting to feel like torture. Because it's the same old … Continue reading the pains of the past
Last spring I had an interesting encounter with Death. Ok, not actual death, but a personification of death. I'll skip the fun details as to how it began. What eventually happened is that I had a writing conversation with some aspect of myself that identified as Death personified. We had a good chat about some … Continue reading Death, the Comforter
Drama is born of drama. Sometimes I feel like I need to scream in order to be heard. If the reality is not enough to be convincing, then we can just put on a performance. People want to be entertained. Ultimately we love the drama. I'm not sure how it got this way. The outward … Continue reading The Dramatic Voice
It's Thursday morning and I'm exhausted. Early this week I had what most people would call a stomach bug, but for me it's just a side effect of confused hormones. I had no weight left to lose, but 24 hours of diarrhea managed to drop my 5'8" frame down to 110lbs, leaving me looking like … Continue reading What good is a dress if you don’t wear it?
This morning I asked my body what it needs. I've been feeling pretty bad lately. I'm emotionally stable for the first time in a year, but my body is still trying to find equilibrium. This is the first time in years I haven't been pregnant or breastfeeding, so my hormones are trying to find their … Continue reading A Turkey Visitation