The end of my 4th month

This last month has been kind of a rollercoaster ride in terms of life events. The business launched and while it’s not even approaching enough to live on yet, it is doing okay and I’m still very much enjoying making things. I’ve also taken up a side line of tutoring, which has been great. I’m…

PCOS – the reality

I thought long and hard about writing this post because the truth of it is that I don’t like to admit failure. I don’t like to admit that I’m limited. I don’t like to admit a great number of things about myself that I perceive as flaws. I had grand plans for the rest of…

PCOS and depression

Common symptoms of PCOS are anxiety and depression. It’s something many of us struggle with, either as a one time thing or on and off over the years. Mental health is something that’s really difficult to talk about because of the stigma that comes attached to it. Because of that stigma, it’s often quite difficult…

PCOS – my story

I was diagnosed with PCOS at 14 because of infrequent and really awful periods. It has since been confirmed with a blood test and ultrasounds of my ovaries which showed cysts. Clinically I have “classic PCOS” symptomology. At first it was managed with Dianette, a combined contraceptive pill, which was great and kept most of…

Why I wrap

I guess this post has been a long time coming. It’s something I get asked about frequently and while I’ve explained bits and pieces here and there, I don’t think I’ve ever actually sat down and compiled the whole list of reasons. The first thing you should understand about wrapping is that it’s a journey.…