Tag Archives: Black Women

Girl! You LookGood! (But at what cost) Mystery of Fibroids Pt 2: Beauty Products

Whatever you do, who ever you are as a woman, you use some type of beauty products every day: Make up, relaxers, nail polish, lotion, hair spray, wax, powder,deodorant….. But most of these items contain chemicals that can be dangerous … Continue reading

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July: Cookouts, Fireworks, and Awareness

One thing I have absolutely NO problem doing on my blog or social media is shouting out, partnering, or spreading awareness about/with other group or individuals that are about women’s health in general, or uterine fibroids, infertility, or Black women … Continue reading

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But Why? The Mystery of Fibroids Part 1: Estrogen Dominance

  By now we all know that up to 30% of all women will be diagnosed with uterine fibroids by the time they’re 35 , and up to 80% of all women will be diagnosed with uterine fibroids by the time they’re … Continue reading

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Dear Tyra: An Open Thank You note to Tyra Banks

  Dear Tyra, Hey girl! I wanted to drop you a quick note today because, you were “on my heart” as the church ladies say. I guess you can say I’ve been a fan for years. In the 90s, when you were … Continue reading

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Monica, Robin, and Anna, but not Whitley, Aunt Viv, or Mary Jane: Why aren’t Black Characters in the Infertility Narrative?

Please be aware, this post contains SPOILERS for the following series’: Downton Abby Season 6 Ep 1 How I Met Your Mother Friends Being Mary Jane Last Sunday night, I was curled up in my bed for the season premiere … Continue reading

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Doin’ Too Much: Surgery, Change, and my Holiday

Most people’s holiday seasons are filled with family, food, drinks, and relaxation. Mine had some of that, but also included hysteroscopy, estrogen, moving, and bed rest.   In short, I’ve been having issues with my cycle, and my RE and … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home (And Endless Questions) for the Hoilidays

This week kicks off the American Holiday season: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s Eve. Plenty of food, parties, shopping sprees, drinks, and time with family and friends. Time with family and friends usually means people want a life update: How’s … Continue reading

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