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  • Anointing

    Jun 5, 13 • Faith, Feminism, Health, ParenthoodNo Comments

    For the last 10 years or so, I’ve been a casual user of essential oils for cosmetic, meditative, and health purposes – I’m not the type to empty out my medicine cabinet or quit going to the doctor or anything, but I’m still a huge fan. If nothing else, they smell nice, but they really [&hellip...

  • Painful Sex Part II – Hypersensitivity

    May 28, 13 • Health, Womandom2 Comments
    Painful Sex Part II – Hypersensitivity

    All of my life, I’ve been extremely sensitive to absolutely everything. I can hear and smell things no one else can. I can identify most ingredients in anything I eat after just one taste. Preservatives, colors, and all. Sitting next to someone wearing perfume or cologne will give me blinding, 48-hour migraines. It takes three [&hellip...

  • Painful Sex – Part I

    May 5, 13 • Health, Mormonism, Womandom4 Comments
    Painful Sex – Part I

    I’m guessing I’ll get a lot of interesting keyword hits from this one. This is a topic I hate discussing because it’s a huge anxiety trigger for me, but I know that there are a lot of Mormon girls in the world with this same problem mostly because we DON’T talk about it enough, so [&hellip...

  • Confessions of a Mormon Vegetarian

    May 4, 13 • Health, MormonismNo Comments
    Confessions of a Mormon Vegetarian

    Confession #1: I love meat. I’m not even going to pretend I don’t. But the Word of Wisdom doesn’t say “whatsoever you think is tastiest, consume it until your body doesn’t work properly anymore.” Contrary to popular belief, doesn’t even say anything at all to the effect of “moderation in all things.” It says to [&hellip...