What Your Period Reveals About Your Health (it’s way more than just fertility)

Your period might be something you prefer not to think about. Maybe you even feel uncomfortable talking about it. (I know I did for a long time!) I thought it was gross, or embarrassing, or impolite, and I’d always feel my face flush when the subject would come up—even in the doctor’s office! When I … More What Your Period Reveals About Your Health (it’s way more than just fertility)

Natural Alternatives to Fertility Drugs

Trying to conceive is an extremely emotional and stressful process, especially when things don’t progress as easily as planned, or hoped for. The pressure put on women from diagnostic tests, prescriptions, and monitoring can sometimes be too much to bear. Whatever your reason for avoiding fertility drugs, I hope that this post serves as an … More Natural Alternatives to Fertility Drugs

Female Fertility 101 (Hormones, Cycle Tracking, and Getting to Know YOUR Body)

I find the physiology behind intuitive eating to be really fascinating. I love the concept of our bodies having a natural rhythm and an internal sense of regulation. Healing from my eating disorder and really committing myself to intuitive eating has been a really empowering experience for me. I know so much more about my … More Female Fertility 101 (Hormones, Cycle Tracking, and Getting to Know YOUR Body)

Hormones 101 (The Great, Big, Web of Connections)

Have you ever wondered why stress can make you miss your period, or why you’re totally exhausted after busy seasons at work? Well, you can thank your hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-thyroid-gonadal axis for those things, along with quite a few of the other physiological phenomena we experience in this life. “Okay, okay, hypothalamo-whatta-whatta?“ If that’s what you’re thinking, … More Hormones 101 (The Great, Big, Web of Connections)