Category: Wellness

Healing: day 7 (wisdom)

(Click here to learn about the daily blog project) My wisdom? Knowing I’m not always going to succeed at this healing thing…or be able to talk about it every day for a month. I’ve written about this here for four years and honestly, I’m done with the laser focus on my body’s collective failures that led to the loss of…

Healing: day 6 (healing)

That’s us today, still healing. I know we’re healing as we watched Private Life on Netflix last night and I didn’t have a massive breakdown. Then again the topic was infertility without pregnancy loss. The other night I watched the This is Us episode on miscarriage from last season and while it hit on the emotions, it addressed pregnancy loss…

Healing: day five (rituals)

Our Jizo statue came with us in the move to Astoria and I see him every day. I know what happened was real. He now has my old necklace of hope on it that I used to wear during treatments, bearing the weight of it even when I cannot stop and honor the memory like I should. This may not…

In Full Effing Swing: Perimenopause

Yeah so this was the kind of shit I saw the older women in my offices in the past talking about and sweating over…literally. Hello my name is Aimee and I’m 44 and I am going through Perimenopause. (Hi Aimee!) So I knew my periods going seriously fucking crazy was a hint. And I knew about the mood swings violently…

The Grip

I’ve been in and out of favor with lady luck I gotta tell you I’ve seen things I never wanted to see I’ve got to get back on my feet I feel like I’ve been sleeping Sweet, sweet time Has been a real good friend of mine Waiting for that change of season Oh the winter’s been so long Searching…

Would you like some PTSD with that ?

So eight weeks of bleeding y’all. Eight weeks on my period was what it took to get me into a doctor. I had talked to my naturopath about it and she had recommended I start on Vitex, to help regulate it, but I knew deep down that whatever’s going on with my body is beyond herbal supplements. When I first…

Guest Post – This Thing Called Synesthesia

My husband is back for another guest blog post, this time talking more about his brain and some recent amazing stuff that has come up this week. For newer readers, click HERE to read about his TBI first so you get the full gist of things before reading below. It’s a trip. What do you mean you don’t see notes?…