Before you can begin to understand why there are specific things that you should not say to women battling infertility, allow me to educate you on the subject matter. Infertility is a woman's inability to conceive or carry a pregnancy full term. I should note that there are two types of infertility, Primary and Secondary. … Continue reading Insult to Infertility: 4 Things you NEVER say!
Do I look sick? Do I look like I am level 8 on the pain scale EVERYDAY? Do I look like I feel like somebody has set EVERYTHING in my pelvic area on fire? Do I look like I feel like I am being stabbed with a flaming hot knife? Do I look like I… Continue reading Do I look like?
Sharmela Barr-Vaughn has shattered the barriers that kept plus size women from being represented in the fashion and modeling industry. Known as Curvy Model Mela, she has been modeling professionally for three years, working with designers in various cities and has walked in fashions shows for several brands. Sharmela's modeling career began when she… Continue reading Curvy Model Mela
If there is any advantage to living with an invisible illness, it is the invisible aspect. While this element often comes with more challenges than benefits, there are still a few benefits. However, with an illness like PCOS, there are outward signs that will give an indication that something is going on in a woman's… Continue reading Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Lets see, where should I begin, I guess the scene of crime is a good place to start. The crime, why do I call it a crime, you may wonder, because on one hand, I have been robbed, stolen from, hoodwinked, bamboozled, and lead astray. On the other hand, I could not imagine a more… Continue reading Useless Uterus: My Infertility Story