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 to our health with long term exposure, even in small doses. Talcum powder has been … Continue reading Girl! You LookGood! (But at what cost) Mystery of Fibroids Pt 2: Beauty Products
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 specifically. I discovered last year that The White Dress Project started an initiative to recognize … Continue reading July: Cookouts, Fireworks, and Awareness
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 50. African American women suffer more severe symptoms, they grow more quickly, and happen at … Continue reading But Why? The Mystery of Fibroids Part 1: Estrogen Dominance
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 gynecologist both suggested going back to my surgeon to get a better look at what … Continue reading Doin’ Too Much: Surgery, Change, and my Holiday
For all of the years I've lived in the DC area, I've never been to any official, (or unofficial for that matter) CBC events. Why? I don't know. Probably the same reason I've never been to a HBCU homecoming: I just haven't. Howard is right down the road, and I have several friends that … Continue reading Doing Big Things!