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You Flow Girl: Women’s Hormones 101, The Big Three

February 13, 2018

Is it just me, or do you feel as though you have spent half your life having a period but not really knowing what the heck is going on? It’s as though we are groomed to believe that talking about our menstrual cycle is taboo and unladylike. Our body  sends us a handful of symptoms, and these symptoms are a report card for what is going on inside. Many of us have come to expect and accept obvious signs of hormonal imbalances as “normal” because we have not been taught otherwise. Rates of infertility, miscarriage, reproductive disorders (i.e. PCOS, endometriosis, etc.), adult-onset acne, and hormonal imbalances are higher than ever. All the while, the symptoms are bodies are screaming to us have fallen on deaf ears because they have probably been masked with some sort of pill that never really solves the problem. I’ll admit, I never really understood (nor cared about) the complex orchestra that is the female hormonal cycle until taking a Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) class right before my husband and I got married.  It was amazing how acknowledging and understanding signs and symptoms that my body naturally provided could either help me or prevent me from getting pregnant. In addition, identifying potential underlying...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Detox, Part Two

February 13, 2018

Phase 1 of Liver Detox: “The Switch-a-Roo” AKA Hydroxylation, Oxygenation, and Reduction. The first phase of liver detoxification involves using enzymes and oxygen to burn toxins, especially fat-soluble ones... Read More

We Are All Train-Wrecks

February 13, 2018

*In the past 48 hours on two separate occasions at two completely unrelated events, I’ve been called to be open and vulnerable to truly impart inspiration for change to... Read More
 

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