Today I March

I’ll be participating with my boyfriend in the Women’s March on Philadelphia. It may only be for an hour since that’s the farthest my spoonie self can walk since the diagnosis. But I’m thankful to be able to do that. Since anemia messes with my temperature and immunity, I am prepared to keep super warm … More Today I March

Birth Control, Anemia, & Why My Fitness Needs Feminism

In October of this year, The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism published the results of a men’s birth control study. An external safety review committee terminated the study early and noted “The most common adverse events were acne, injection site pain, increased libido, and mood disorders. “ Welp. If that isn’t a giant EFFFF … More Birth Control, Anemia, & Why My Fitness Needs Feminism

Tips and Tricks: 8. Do Everything With Intention

8. Do everything with intention—be proactive versus reactive. “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” –Leonardo Da Vinci This is a quote that I connect deeply with. I know I’m a fighter, but often … More Tips and Tricks: 8. Do Everything With Intention