Period Talk

I am on day 2 of my period. Historically, this is the day I’d be a crampy, bloated, bitchy, exhausted mess. But today, I’m pretty okay.

I have PMDD and about three months ago, I was not doing well. I had been on hormonal birth control for about 7 or 8 months and, while it REALLY helped my symptoms initially, most of the benefits ended up being temporary.

In case you aren’t familiar with PMDD, here’s a quick layman’s description: (more…)

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We’re Here, We’re Queer – Julie’s Story

 

Folks. I’m SUPER excited to being you this month’s edition of We’re Here, We’re Queer! I met Julie AnnMarie on Instagram last year and she has been a shining light of love + positivity + hilarity for me ever since. (Plus she says ‘wicked’ like a real New Englander despite living her whole life in Florida so – bonus points there!) I think her story is a testament to how much good we can do by just talking about our recovery – you never know who you’re going to reach or who’s life you could change.

I’m so grateful that she agreed to take time out of her life to put this little piece together.

 

Hi!

I’m Julie.

I’m 28, identify as lesbian, live in Florida, and I just celebrated my one year soberversary on March 10th of this year. It’s weird to say that and still trips me out to think back on the past year and how much has changed. (more…)

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