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Emma Cannon donates a prize to #IFpumpkinsmackdown – yay!

Woah so much has happened in a week! To our delight fertility expert and author, Emma Cannon, donated a copy of her book ‘Total Fertility‘ as one of the category prizes! ‘Which category?’ I hear you ask. Wait for Betty’s

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Creative Outlet, Fertility + Exercise, Infertility

My lunchtime.

It’s the needles in my head that leave me all floaty.

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Uncategorized

Fertility Massage: Femoral (Randine Lewis)

I was just reading The Infertility Cure and trying to teach myself the Fermoral Massage (directs blood to the ovaries and uterus.. should only be done before ovulation). I found my pulse but wanted to make sure I was doing

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Fertility + Exercise

Why can’t this be easier? #infertility

“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” I’m at the acupuncturist, staring at the ceiling and thinking ‘I wish this whole baby making thing was easier.’ This is a pic of the ceiling, the fact the

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Dr Trips + Medical

My sex is on fire. Literally.

Don’t get too excited… it’s not what you think. CYSTITIS. THE BANE OF MY LIFE. I get it when I’ve eaten spicy food, when I’m stressed, when my body’s tired.. after sex.. when dehydrated.. when stuck out in the heat

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Dr Trips + Medical

Originally posted on WakoWa Salon: Everyday Wellness:
Warning: Do not use this point on pregnant women. Name: Three Yin Intersection (Spleen 6) This point, on the inside lower leg, has one of those helpfully descriptive and practical names, because it is…

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, PCOS

PCOS: Metformin vs Traditional Chinese Medicine

I could do with the advice of anyone who has combined western medicine with traditional chinese medicine. It’s 10:53pm. I’d rather be sleeping than blogging but I am so confused right now. I’m ovulating, Vitamin D levels are normal and

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Dr Trips + Medical

Originally posted on F!@$ You Infertility!:
I am still in shock. I got a positive pregnancy test this morning. I can’t believe it. I am being cautious, considering what happened to my friend, but am optimistic. Once I gather my thoughts…

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Hurrah!

Acupuncture Week 13: Trying to get through this TWW

Originally posted on F!@$ You Infertility!:
Nothing that special to report this week, honestly. I had normal acupuncture. PinLady didn’t have much interesting to say about whether I could have conceived this cycle. I was kind of pissed, actually. Not…

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Aunt Flow, Emotions + Coping

Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing
A potent spell. All women alike
Fight fiercely for a child.

~ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis, c. 405 B.C.

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