Photo by Courtney Nuss on Unsplash Editor’s Note: This article explores ways to find relief for common PMS symptoms through a personal lens and informed opinions, based on research linked throughout. It is not meant to diagnose or cure individualized health concerns....
Well, the holidays are long gone. For our 2020 celebrations, we managed to find a way to wrap in family traditions (my family made our annual yule log—and mine was a spectacular failure) and create some new ones. Yes,...
This post is brought to you by Ritual.Photos by Nicole Feest at NYLONSADDLE Photography Everyone is talking about practicing self-care these days—taking baths, reading books, practicing meditation, and all the other lovely ways to take care of yourself. It’s hard...
Photo by Cheyenne Doig on Unsplash As I was preparing for my third baby, I thought about what my body would be like after the birth. This wasn’t my first rodeo. I knew about the big, soft tummy that would hang around...
Photo by Lieselotte De Bie on Unsplash I don’t remember how it felt to kick and scream as a kid. I don’t remember how it felt to wail, to want something so unreasonably badly that the gut-yearning made my fists clench into...
Not a morning person. May as well put that in my obituary. I’d rather take a 10 p.m. yoga class and midnight meeting than do anything in the a.m. I’ve insisted this for, well, ever. But turns out jobs...
My husband taught me something about flowers recently. Geranium, he told me, is a fault in wine. We were discussing the floral scent and had agreed that we both liked it. It’s lovely—it’s sweet and punchy and smells like...
Photo by Klara Kulikova on Unsplash Is it possible to create a healthy relationship with regret? Is it not antithetical to the very nature of regret, by definition: a painful, uncomfortable truth of wishing something in the past was different...
I don’t remember the first time I masturbated. Maybe the shame and secrecy that shrouded masturbating shoved those memories into a dark corner of my brain. I vaguely recall it involved Days of Our Lives fan fiction—a story about...
Photo by Feeh Costa on Unsplash In sickness and in health. When reciting this particular vow with my now-husband in August, I was blissfully unaware of how soon we’d be facing the sickness part. To make a long story short, just a...
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