Sharing this link my therapist gave me on a breathing technique. Not only will it help with anxiety, but I found that it actually helps my PC muscles relax. We definitely don't use the full capacity of our lungs, so our brains are not getting as much oxygen as they could. Also, apparently the Navy … Continue reading Breathing exercise
Planned Parenthood posted a GREAT article on vaginismus that I wanted to share with all of you. They explain what the condition is, as well as discuss the lack of information women receive when they are diagnosed. I think it's important to also note that society also gives us mixed messages about sex, as the … Continue reading Sex Should Not Be Painful: The Stigma of Vaginismus
When a song is super relatable to you... We've all been there, more than once. You know what I mean? There's a song you hear on the radio and you stop what you are doing and go, "Holy hell! That song is about me!" We all know it's not, but sometimes songs are scarily accurate … Continue reading The Archer
Wahoo! I hit a benchmark here on WordPress! I'm super excited to have reached 500 people and that all of them had some desire to follow me 🙂 You guys are amazing for actually being interested in what I have to say. In person, I tend to get talked over, but on here I have … Continue reading 500 Followers Reached!
Just yesterday, I decided to start a Facebook group relating to vaginismus and mental health. It is designed to spread awareness, but also give individuals a platform to discuss their experiences, ask questions and share stories. If you are interested in helping this group to grow, please join the group! 🙂 Living with Vaginismus https://www.facebook.com/groups/459846504837825/ … Continue reading New Facebook Group
I used to dream about who would be my best friend... I used to dream about my first boyfriend and what he would be like... I used to dream about where and when I'd receive my first kiss... I used to wonder who I'd go to prom with... I used to wonder what kind of … Continue reading I used to dream…
When you ask, "Have any of you ladies tried this?" on a Vaginismus Facebook page and the admins got mad because you didn't say "individuals." Keep in mind others used the word "ladies," but I was the only one called out. Gurrrlllll....I'm pretty sure that last I checked ladies had vaginas.