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One of those cycles – y’know the type you just want to be over already

Well, last week was pants. I don’t have a more eloquent word to describe it. This is one of those cycles where I’m like ‘FFS! You aren’t playing nicely so end already.’ I was ill with cystitis again. My worst

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Infertility, PCOS

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

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

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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