I Tried Always Infinity Flex Foam Pads and Here Are My Thoughts

When it comes to trying new feminine products, it is hard to get me out of my tried and true box. If you menstruate, you understand. Thankfully, I have a friend who is a little adventurous with trying new period protection products and after a successful trial run of the Always Flex Foam during her cycle, she alerted the group chat of her new favorite … Continue reading I Tried Always Infinity Flex Foam Pads and Here Are My Thoughts

Living with Fibroids: The Big Day

As the days closed in on the day of my scheduled myomectomy, I had to get my personal affairs in order. These included ensuring I did not leave any loose ends at work, making sure I had everything I needed for the hospital (socks, magazines, crossword puzzle, toiletries, etc.) and my post-op living arrangements were made. I recuperated at an aunt’s house as not to … Continue reading Living with Fibroids: The Big Day

Living with Fibroids: The Decision

To read the first post in the Living with Fibroids series, click here. I arrived at my consultation with my mind already made up about how I wanted to proceed. I decided on a myomectomy, which is the surgical removal of the fibroids. I decided this over embolization due to the size and location of my fibroid (s). Before I diclosed my decision, I got … Continue reading Living with Fibroids: The Decision

Living with Fibroids: The Confirmation

In August of this year, I received confirmation from my OB/GYN of what I had already suspected; I have fibroids. Well, one big one that is almost the entire size of my uterus. That is what we know now before I undergo surgery. I wanted to get checked for fibroids as they are a common occurrence in my family, on my mom’s side. They seem … Continue reading Living with Fibroids: The Confirmation

Pantone Partners with Feminine Care Brand, Intimina for New ‘Period’ Red Hue

The shade is simply called “Period.” It was created by Pantone in partnership Swedish healthcare brand, Intimina to support their global campaign to make menstruation more visible and normalize it. It is described as “an active and adventurous red hue, courageous Period emboldens people who menstruate to feel proud of who they are. To own their period with self-assurance; to stand up and passionately celebrate … Continue reading Pantone Partners with Feminine Care Brand, Intimina for New ‘Period’ Red Hue

DC Kids: Dr. Charis Chambers Shares 6 Tips Young People Should Know About Starting Their Periods

Dr. Charis Chambers, or @theperioddoctor, as she is known on Instagram is working to #changethecycle. She works to equip young ladies and their families with factual knowledge about their bodies to end the shame surrounding natural bodily functions such as menstruating. Her video titled, I Started My Period Now What?: 6 Things You Should Know is a great informational tool for girls just starting or … Continue reading DC Kids: Dr. Charis Chambers Shares 6 Tips Young People Should Know About Starting Their Periods

My First Impressions of The Honey Pot Company’s Super Tampons and Overnight Pads

A woman’s relationship with her feminine care items is a tight-knit one. Once the right products are found, we hold on to them and they become a constant in our lives. Something we can always depend on. Until we can’t. Factors such as age, weight gain, and uterine fibroids can all impact our menstrual cycles from everything to how light or heavy our flow is … Continue reading My First Impressions of The Honey Pot Company’s Super Tampons and Overnight Pads

Apps You Should Try: Secret Garden Created by OB/GYN, Dr. Tosha Rogers

I currently use a very popular period app, and it works for what I was using it for. Then I came across Dr. Tosha Rogers, an Atlanta based OB/GYN, talk about her new women’s health and wellness app, The Secret Garden. Not only is her app created by a licensed health profesional, it goes beyond period tracking. It includes an ovulation tracker and information on … Continue reading Apps You Should Try: Secret Garden Created by OB/GYN, Dr. Tosha Rogers

Georgia Researcher Wins Award for Pregnancy Care App

Georgia is one of the most dangerous places in the country for maternal health. The state ranks 50th, dead last for maternal mortality, which means more pregnant women and new mothers die in Georgia than in any other state (WJBF News). Dr. Marlo Vernon, a doctor and researcher at Augusta University, in Augusta,Georgia justĀ  more funding for her pregnancy care app called Vida. It is … Continue reading Georgia Researcher Wins Award for Pregnancy Care App