Never Deprive Yourself

We live in a health-conscious world, which I’m all for because how are we supposed to indulge in life without a well-fed, and nutritionally equipped body? But then again, I always try to take a step back when it seems like we’re depriving ourselves of balance with sustenance. These days, we tend to feel so guilty of being indulgent with what we put in our stomachs, so much that we are oblivious to the fact that we have the power of handling food in moderation. In all honesty, I wished that some would stop looking at me concernedly should I have a burger in my hands, and actually saying “Think about your future, you’re still so young,” I’m starting to sound like I have total expertise over this but I’m merely […]

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No, We Are Not Exaggerating

Menstruation signifies our becoming of a woman, so to speak. Right? Our voices change, we start to see the outline of our hips, the sprouting of our breasts. We are also familiar with the pain that accompany this monthly occurrence. After quite some research, menstrual cramps are scientifically called primary dysmenorrhea or a clinical term for our pain. It’s simply due to the breaking down of our uterus lining, hence making up all the blood that we see. Yet, there’s also another cause that some women suffer for a long time before being diagnosed, or much too late in some cases; called endometriosis. We’ve come a long way from all the scary thoughts of menstruation and have start embracing it as an old friend that’s just visiting once a month. […]

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