Supplements and Supports

Supplements and Supports

So I’ve nearly bled to death. I’ve gotten on (and then off) the birth control pill. My period is gone and my gut is wrecked. What does past-Madison do next? In this final installment of my PCOS series I am going to try and do two things: Walk you through...
Dating a Non-Catholic

Dating a Non-Catholic

When I first announced my relationship with my now-fiancé to my parents, the first thing my dad said was, “Really? The least Catholic person you know?” This was rich coming from a man who was not Catholic when he married my very Catholic mother and then...
Second Puberty: Thoughts on Birth Control

Second Puberty: Thoughts on Birth Control

Last time we talked, we were chatting about periods and bleeding to death. At the end of that story, the ER’s on-call OBGYN said I needed to get on the birth control pill to stop my excessive bleeding. When you’ve almost died from blood loss, anything that makes you...