Is your vagina happy?

WARNING – this blog contains the words vagina, discharge, and the dreaded one; moist! Enter at your peril! For reasons that can probably be attributed to the deep rooted societal conditioning where women are considered uncivilised for discussing their intimate health, we Read More…

PMDD Fact or Fiction

In my (many) years, I have lost count of the number of times that I have taken to Dr Google to diagnose my ailments – from; “what should a mole look like?” and; “what are the side effects of..?” to completely submerging myself into Read More…

The PMDD Punchbag

One of the most painful and long lasting side effects of PMDD is that which it has on our loved ones. Month in, month out we experience a litany of physical and psychological symptoms as our body has an abnormal reaction to Read More…

PMDD and Me meets Suzi Taylor

Suzi is the published author of I Blame The Hormones. From the onset of puberty Suzi Taylor struggled with depression and anxiety. For many years her health was severely compromised and the episodes of mental instability caused severe suicidal ideation. After the Read More…

Whole-woman Midwife

If I were to introduce myself as a midwife, what would your first impression be? Someone who delivers babies? Someone who check blood pressures and weighs babies? The word midwife actually has its origins far deeper within history that you may imagine. Read More…

Mindstorm

  Verb: to be in a state of mind that impairs one’s ability to think with clarity and reason That split second between just about able to control your reaction to an emotion and losing all sanity is a desperate place. It Read More…

Let’s talk science

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is a term used by the American Psychiatric Association, and made its first appearance in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition published 2008. It is categorised as a; “depressive disorder not otherwise specified”, and Read More…

Getting us off the ground

We’re at the beginning… the beginning of the PMDD revolution. And you will be part of that journey. The conference will bring experts, speakers and you, the people who suffer from this debilitating condition and for us to share the day together. Read More…