Using a cleanse to get your period

Using a cleanse to get your period

Cycles, for me at least, have been these irritating, random, untraceable things. I remember when I realized, at nineteen years old, that some people actually knew when their next cycle would be. My jaw about dropped to the floor. They were kidding, right? Turns out...
Dealing with unwanted facial hair

Dealing with unwanted facial hair

Of all the things that PCOS has caused in my body, I think I have cried the most over the unwanted facial hair. I’m pretty sure that nothing makes me feel ugly and unfeminine as quickly as spotting those prickly dark hairs on my jawline. And, unfortunately, the...
Infertility, five years later

Infertility, five years later

It was only a photograph. Our church had long ago decided to create a pictorial directory, updated every five years, to keep track of the growing families in our community. And it was only a photograph. At least, that’s what I kept telling myself as we sat in...
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