Never personally tell a person with vaginismus that you think sex before marriage is a sin, unless you wish to make them even more depressed than they already are. Just a word of advice from the person, who was finally having a decent day and then got sideswiped by that random message. Just try to … Continue reading Note:
It's difficult to put into words the horrific feelings and relentless emotions I feel daily. Right when you think things are going well, that feeling of hoplessness catches you off guard. You fall back into your own distant bubble, away from everyone else, because you perceive yourself as a burden to others. Who wants to … Continue reading Resilience
Super excited that I found this while googling! It's a short film made by Melissa Rivera and Samantha Shada about a girl with vaginismus. Yay! People are taking action and, from what I can find, this film is getting recognition! The short film is about a fictional relationship between a woman, who has vaginismus, and … Continue reading Sexless: A Short Film
Since I'm going to write this book as a memoir, I have to find a way begin again. Scrapping my previous pages wasn't as heartbreaking as I thought it would be, and I think that's because I knew the story wasn't as powerful as it could be. Here is a very rough draft of a … Continue reading Very Rough Start of My Book
Would you be more interested in a story about a fictional college girl with vaginismus or a memoir/biography style book about my college experiences and relationships living with vaginismus?
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
So, if you have vaginismus, you know how difficult or impossible it is to get a pap smear. In fact, up until the other day, I had never been able to successfully have a pap smear done on me and I'm 27 years old. I was so fortunate to find this amazing gynecologist in my … Continue reading Pap Smears & Vaginismus