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How do you know she/he is the one?

Ah, the age-old question that has confounded mankind since the beginning of time. I bet even Adam and Eve wondered about this one, although, of course their options were quite limited! When I announced in my church youth group that I was going to get married, the first question was: is it love or arranged?…… Continue reading How do you know she/he is the one?

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Dealing with PCOS: Part II – The weight loss saga

  Bloated. Irritable. Overweight, hairy and miserable.       Two years after my diagnosis with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) I was struggling with symptoms and my body showed no signs of changing. The doctor’s advice to lose weight and eat healthy went out of the window after a few months.  The OCPs (oral contraceptive…… Continue reading Dealing with PCOS: Part II – The weight loss saga

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Dealing with PCOS: Part I – The dreaded diagnosis

No periods for 6 months. No spotting, no cramps, nothing. At 17, this is what landed me at the gynecologist’s office. You may ask why I waited for 6 months. Part of it was embarrassment to discuss it with my mum and dad. The other part was that, since I’d gotten my first period at…… Continue reading Dealing with PCOS: Part I – The dreaded diagnosis

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When are you planning to have a baby?

You’re about a year or two into your marriage. The newly wedded excitement and novelty has settled down into a comfortable routine. You and your spouse are happy and content; even the few minor explosions of temper have eased up . You have learned how to navigate rough seas, in fact, you’re much more than…… Continue reading When are you planning to have a baby?