Category Archives: birth control

Detox

This week will be the second time in my life I’ve done some kind of a body cleansing/detox program. The first time was a few weeks after my D&C, because the pregnancy hormones in my body had thrown my whole … Continue reading

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Quitting cold-turkey (TMI warning)

Four weeks later, I’ve finally figured out what I should have given up for Lent.  And I never would have believed I’d be writing an entire post on this subject, but here we are. I was talking to a friend … Continue reading

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Good news and bad news

The Good News Doug and I babysat Dawn’s kids last night.  Lilly is now 13 months old and walking like a mini drunk, and Andrew will be three in April and is currently potty-training.  We are better at this than we … Continue reading

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But who’s counting?

Twenty-three days post-IUD-removal, and figured it’s time for another TMI update on my cycles and my sex life.  Maybe it’s not appropriate to keep coming back here, but I find the whole thing really, really fascinating. First item of business: I … Continue reading

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AUUUGH!

My lady bits just will not leave me alone.  And I, apparently, just can’t stop bitching about them.  So, TMI warning.  Again. I woke up this morning with a raging UTI.  “Raging” was actually the word the Urgent Care doctor … Continue reading

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Whoops…

This will be TMI both physically, and um, morally.  Just so you know. CD6: Condoms, day 6, which was yesterday. Actually, since we’d been taking a few-day break from sex while I tried to get my stomach to stop hurting, … Continue reading

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Sane/insane

Four days post-Mirena-removal, and I am still waiting to not be miserable.  I finally gave in to Wednesday’s panic and took a pregnancy test, which came back immediately and definitively negative. And thank God for that, really.  I got an email … Continue reading

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