Early/Middle/Late

While the cycle is often split into four phases - Follicular, Ovulation, Luteal and Bleeding, I’ve started noticing lately that this results in a lopsided structure. Ovulation and Bleeding are *usually* 3-5 days, while the remaining 20ish days are allocated to Follicular and Luteal. I don’t know about you, but that’s a lot of time spent navigating the two phases that most of us understand the least. What if we break those weeks down even further? 

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Abortion/Miscarriage

A few weeks ago, New Zealand passed a bill that will allow people who have experienced a miscarriage or stillbirth three days of paid time off. The leave provisions also apply to partners, as well as parents planning to have a child through adoption or surrogacy. When this news started circulating through my social media feed, my first thought was, “I wonder if this includes people who have chosen to terminate a pregnancy...

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Lack / Desire

Everyday I absorb content about how I can find all the answers within myself. If I could just eat healthy food, practice the right mindfulness and offer myself enough self care, maybe I’ll finally feel whole, happy, at peace. Maybe if I achieve these things, I will feel the lack within me disappear. This pursuit has launched me on a journey to do extensive research, seek advice, apply what I've learned by altering the way I eat and think and move and...

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