PCOS Awareness Month

Many know September as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month — which is important, as ovarian cancer is often called the “silent killer” and is the 5th leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women (source). It’s definitely something we ladies should be aware of. But there’s another “awareness” campaign going on this month, and it’s related, because…

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My Reminder

I just woke up that morning feeling discouraged. I felt lonely after moving from town out to camp for the summer. I felt isolated from my husband because he was working so much. I wanted my body to do things right for a change, but thanks to PCOS, that doesn’t happen often. I just felt…

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Lord, Send What It Needs!

I’m using Streams in the Desert as my daily devotional these days. Yesterday morning, this little story was part of the devo: “I need oil,” said an ancient monk; so he planted an olive sapling. “Lord,” he prayed, “it needs rain that its tender roots may drink and swell. Send gentle showers.” And the Lord sent…

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Pour out your Heart

Did you realize that “pour out your heart” is commanded in the Bible? “Trust in Him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us.” Psalm 62:8 I forget this sometimes. And I fail to do it. Do you? “Pour out your heart” makes me think of complete…

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On Women’s Day…

Today is International Women’s Day. If you live in the United States, you’re probably not super familiar with this custom, but it is recognized and celebrated as a national holiday in at least 36 countries around the world. We are women… so what does this holiday mean for us? A Bit of Background I found…

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What is PCOS?

(image source) I’ve been staring at this screen for days, trying to figure out how to begin, how to say what I want to say, and whether I should say it at all. Despite my hesitancy, I’ve decided it’s time to be open and honest, and talk about my recent diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)….

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