During this weird time in our lives, we are experiencing something that we have never really experienced before…being stuck at home and unable to hangout with friends or family in person. Many of us are lucky to live with friends or family members, but others might be flying this quarantine period solo. This can be … Continue reading Fun Things to Do While Quarantined!
Drawing and writing has always been my outlet during the hard times. I drew this self portrait a VERY long time ago when I was 18 and first found out that I had vaginismus. I felt broken and vulnerable. I felt rejected by my relationship, friends and family. So, as my way of expression and … Continue reading Expressing Emotions about Vaginismus Through Art
It's been awhile since I've come on here to write a good post relating to vaginismus. I planned on doing this yesterday, as I had a very productive and educational therapy session, but the universe had other plans for me. My car decided to start making a horrible grinding and cranking noise. By this time, … Continue reading I’m pretty sure I’m cursed
So I really considered doing some research and writing a flavorful blog on something new, but I just couldn't do it. Yesterday I had a massive panic attack out of nowhere and I'm still feeling depressed from it. It's been such a long time that I didn't know what to do in that moment. I … Continue reading Life Update
Broken: Having been fractured or damaged and no longer in one piece or in working order.Webster's Dictionary I can't tell you the countless times I've told myself that I'm broken because of my vaginismus. However, what defines "broken?" I used to think that because I couldn't have sex something was wrong with me. Everyone else … Continue reading You Are Not Broken and You Never Were
Overcoming something is a challenge and can be scary. It's not a simple straightforward path that we walk down. Sometimes we are forced to jump hurdles, are stopped by road blocks, and might make a wrong turn here or there. However, none of this makes you weak. It's all part of the process proving that … Continue reading Overcoming can be hard
"HSPs are that 15 to 20 percent of the human population born with a nervous system genetically designed to be more sensitive to subtleties, more prone to deep reflection on inner experience, and therefore inevitably more easily overwhelmed by outer events."The Highly Sensitive Person in Love by Elaine N. Aron I had made a post … Continue reading HSP and its Connection to Vaginismus
All 700 pictures are here! Don't worry, I won't make you view all of them 😉 The wedding was perfect, or what I would describe as perfect. It's funny how after years of planning the moment is gone before you know it, but the pictures remain. This is one reason pictures have always been so … Continue reading Our Wedding
If you are looking for tips/advice regarding anything relating to vaginismus continue reading... I know exactly what it's like to initially find out that you have vaginismus and to become overwhelmed with what to do next. It's scary to open up your web browser, search "vaginismus," and see what pops up. It's even scarier to … Continue reading Best Tips/Advice Relating to Vaginismus
A Youtuber I follow recently asked the question, "What enriches your life and why?" Her question really got me thinking. I sat down, and without much thought or planning, I just wrote. I was surprised by my answer, but was proud of myself for its honesty. This simple question turned out to mean so much … Continue reading What enriches your life?