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I Got 3 Consecutive Periods for the First Time in 8 Years

Trigger Warning: This post will discuss weight to some degree, though I do not discuss specific numbers. This post also discusses menstrual cycles. I do not intend to trigger and refrain from using what I believe to be triggering language, but please do not read if you are easily triggered at this time. It’s almost …

This is a Letter for Those Recovering from Eating Disorders in Quarantine

“Telling a person with an eating disorder that they can’t leave their apartment for two weeks is like saying, ‘You have two weeks to indulge in all the behavior you haven’t exhibited since you were in recovery,’” said Ruthie Friedlander, Founder of the Chain. I feel inexpressibly blessed to say that I strongly believe that I …

Hypothalamic Amenorrhea Recovery: Getting Two Periods in a Row for the First Time in 8 YEARS

Rejoicing. Absolutely rejoicing. This has been my goal for so long: getting two periods in a row. Well, to be precise, my GOAL has been to get three in a row… but, you can’t get three without the first two, and I haven’t missed less than 3 months between periods in just about 8 years, …