Awareness

Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month is hard. We get it! So here's some self-care.

Self-Care For When You Just Can’t Read Another Pregnancy Loss Article

Pregnancy Loss Awareness month is very important. It’s also very depressing. So here's some self-care when you can't read another pregnancy loss Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.12.17   |   SHARE
Families
I will not be quiet. I will not silence myself or forget my daughter because you are uncomfortable.

I Don't Care If You Don't Like It; I Will Not Stop Talking About The Death Of My Baby

People don’t like when you talk about your dead baby. They don’t know what to say. They just don’t want to think about death and loss. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.12.17   |   SHARE
Families
image credit: Fox News 7. Arizona.

Send This Terminally Ill Teen A Card; Make His Birthday Wish Come True

Even as he is dying, Jacob is a better human than most people. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.23.17   |   SHARE
Trending
To be self-aware is to understand that what you say and do affects people — and to have that fact matter to you.

Why Self Awareness Is The Most Attractive Quality 

Forget a hot bod! I just want someone who knows himself. Read...
Gigi Engle    |   12.20.16   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Realizing I wasn’t alone provided me with the validation I needed to embrace my sexual orientation.

Asexual Awareness Week: What IS Asexuality Anyway?

So, if you’re out there in the world feeling broken, and questioning if you’re the only one who doesn’t “get it”, or if you’re eager to learn more Read...
Melissa Lovitz    |   10.27.16   |   SHARE
Voices
Rather than eating until I felt anxious that I was eating too much or wasting too much time, I ate when I was hungry and stopped when I was full. Image: Thinkstock.

3 Things That Changed When I Started Thinking Of Food As Fuel

Something changed for me when I heard my friend say, “I run so I can eat.” I run so I can cope, so I can feel invincible, so I can think. And so, in Read...
Melissa Lovitz    |   06.22.16   |   SHARE
Bodies
Pictured: A real-life BCB.

What Being A Breast Cancer Bitch Means To Me

BCBs are loud and proud and refuse to go down easy. And quietly. We have things to say. We have things to teach. We still have life to live. And damn Read...
Catherine Gigante-Brown    |   10.15.15   |   SHARE
Bodies
Yes, it DOES happen.

When My Husband Got Breast Cancer

Prior to his operation, B took photographs of his unmutilated body. It was way before the era of the selfie, but he wanted to document himself while Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   10.14.15   |   SHARE
Bodies