How to talk to your kids about SEX
Oct03

How to talk to your kids about SEX

Being a parent is awesome, yet can be very challenging. We are faced with many awkward or uncomfortable discussions we NEED to have with our kids. But, we weren’t given an instruction manual either, so we have to do the best we can. One of the most important talks you need to have with your child is the one about sex. Parents often wonder when, why, how, and how often to talk to their kids about sex. What is the best approach to...

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Condoms 101 – What you need to know (but didn’t want to ask)!
Feb27

Condoms 101 – What you need to know (but didn’t want to ask)!

  Condoms 101 – What you need to know! How much do you really know about condoms?  Do you know the differences in textures, colors and sizes? Do you know what causes them to fail? How about flavored or unflavored? Glow in the dark? Do they expire? For male or female? There are many important things to know, so let’s get started!   Purpose The main purposes of a condom are: To prevent pregnancy To  protect yourself and...

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Teen Pregnancy Facts, Statistics and Comparisons
Jan30

Teen Pregnancy Facts, Statistics and Comparisons

Being a teen mom seems to be getting a lot of publicity these days, unlike many years ago when it was hushed, and never discussed. There are now regular shows on television such as Teen Mom and Pregnant at 16. I am not sure if they are promoting teen pregnancy, or trying to spread awareness. Either way, it is a reality for many. United States teen pregnancy rate compared to other countries By comparison of countries, the U.S. teen...

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Test Results

My test results just arrived in the mail. I was a little apprehensive about opening them but I was brave, and proceeded.  Glucose-fine, Prolactin -fine, DHEA – fine, Estradiol – 36, not sure if that’s fine or not but it was not commented on by the doctor, Testosterone – fine, TSH – fine, Progesterone – almost NON-EXISTENT!  Do you know what that means? Symptoms of low progesterone are: Mood swings...

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HELP!

Ok. I am at my wits end with not feeling right, gaining weight, fatigued, moody, low sex drive, oh let me rephrase that – no sex drive! I called my doctor and scheduled an appointment for tomorrow. Wish me luck!

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