8 Things You Need to Know about your IVF Protocol that No One Told You

Hi Maybes! I've been a little quiet because.....I just finished my first ย protocol for egg retrieval. We're going to freeze and transfer in a few months once we get this thin lining resolved. Updates on my cycle soon to come. Having just finished the whole processes of stimulation and retrieval, I feel like there are … Continue reading 8 Things You Need to Know about your IVF Protocol that No One Told You

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 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

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

  Last Sunday night, I was curled up in my bed for the season premiere episode of the final season of Downton Abby. (At this point, if you haven't yet watched that episode, spoiler alert ahead!) Within the first 15 minutes, Anna reveals (implies) that she'd recently suffered a miscarriage, and that this wasn't the … Continue reading Monica, Robin, and Anna, but not Whitley, Aunt Viv, or Mary Jane: Why aren’t Black Characters in the Infertility Narrative?