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
To begin a new book or not...that is the question I am constantly asking myself. Instead of giving myself a time frame on when I need to have it done, I'm just going to work on it when I feel inspiration flowing. It's going to be my story. My own personal story of living with … Continue reading Book number 2?
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
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