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The Rhythm Method: Mindful, Hormone-Free Birth Control

Birth control can be complicated, costly and uncomfortable. With all of the birth control options available to us, it can be overwhelming to choose between an IUD, implant, or pill. Ideally, most women in monogamous relationships deciding to not use condoms, would prefer a hormone-free, implant-free, and surgery-free method to prevent pregnancy. Of course any birth control method omitting condoms does not protect against the risk of STIs. This article is not intended to avoid the use of safe sexual behavior. Before proceeding to read this article be sure that you and your partner have been tested.

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4 Natural Spring Detox Remedies

Spring is the perfect time to cleanse your home, purge your closets, and even do a cleanse of your body. Too often we spend so much time cleaning our homes, closets, and even social media but we forget our own bodies.Cleansing your body is so much more than your typical detox tea or juice cleanse. It’s about stimulating the pathways that help your body get rid of toxins and all of the junk that we are exposed to on a daily basis.

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The Pink Sistah: Diagnosed at 26

To my sisters who have been diagnosed with anything terminal, please remember that it is okay to put YOU first.  Sometimes you must remove the cape from your back and cater to yourself. Be assured that a diagnosis of any terminal illness is not a death sentence, but a battle you win every day that you wake up with your mind made up to fight! So FIGHT sisters, because you are already victorious.

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ENDOMETRIOSIS: THE PAINFUL REALITY OF MY UTERUS AND JOURNEY TO TREATMENT

The advice I would give to another women suffering with this disease, is that it is not just a disease of “painful periods.” You HAVE to educate yourself. This is not a disease where you can take a back seat and allow your doctor to make the best decisions for you. You have to be your own advocate, and you have to continue to fight even when you’re not taken seriously. 

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I AM STRONGER THAN LUPUS

If you’re dealing with any form of lupus, know that you are STRONG. No matter how weak this disease makes you feel, you’re dealing with something that most people couldn’t bear to deal with on a daily basis. Regularly, we’re forced to face the idea of our own mortality, never knowing if an unexpected health decline health is awaiting us around the corner. But you, YOU, were built for this butterfly. 

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