Katrin With Love posted this video on my Living with Vaginismus Facebook Group. I was so happy she did she because this video leaves a very powerful message for the viewer. Be A Lady They Said When I watched this video, I instantly began to tear up without even realizing it. I got goosebumps and … Continue reading “Be a Lady They Said”
One thing that many women who suffer from vaginismus fear, or end up being afraid of, is intimacy. I never used to be afraid of intimacy, but after knowingly having vaginismus and experiencing painful sex for almost 2 years, I began to shy away from it. Keep in mind intimacy doesn't mean just sex. Intimacy … Continue reading Fear of Intimacy and Ways to Overcome it
I totally underestimated the time frame of how long it takes a segment to appear on TV. So, since it was so long ago, let me take you back to October when RTL Television flew to my place from New York to shoot a segment for a German news channel on vaginismus. The whole shoot … Continue reading RTL Television video segment
We try so hard to get the perfect body or look a certain way that we forget to actually live. Body positivity is something that I have always had a difficult time with. Even today, I'm still struggling, but after watching this video I felt good inside. I didn't feel guilty for having that taco … Continue reading Body Positivity
I recently stumbled upon this post in a Vaginismus forum. A member of the group asked the question, "How are you feeling in just one word?" The honesty and pain that people responded with, who are struggling with the same condition, really spoke to me. Not many people can understand the internal struggles we face … Continue reading How are you feeling in just one word?
So my friend and I were actually productive at the gym! I feel really good about today and have been on an extreme high. I feel productive, happy and motivated. I have noticed that I have not been as fatigued or undergone bad IBS problems since I've been eating healthier. My mind and gut appear … Continue reading Day 5
So I finally got my photos! It definitely took long enough, but in their defense, they moved to a whole new facility a few weeks after my shoot. As expressed in a previous blog, the experience of the shoot was exciting and helped me to gain back some of my sexual confidence. Then, when I … Continue reading Boudoir Session and recent emotions
So I haven't been on here in awhile because, honestly, I don't have much to say. At first, I thought that was a bad thing, but then I got to thinking that it probably is a positive. It means that I am less depressed and less anxious. It means that the medication I am taking … Continue reading Still searching for info…
One question that I do get asked by other women, who struggle with vaginismus, is "How do you feel sexy?" Great question! The truth and harsh reality is, I rarely do. However, there are many ways that you can try to "bring sexy back," as Justin Timberlake would say. A few suggestions that I can … Continue reading Trying to get sexual confidence back?
No, I haven't finished the book yet that I promised I would review like months ago lol To be fair, it took a really weird turn that I just can't get over and I'm having a hard time picking it back up again. However, I'm not going to give up on it completely. There may … Continue reading Boudoir Update!