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The Shittery -volume 1

I haven’t written a post in so long, and honestly, I was afraid that with everything going on I would just be a wet blanket. The fact is I was going in circles trying to figure out how my gut health - something I have worked so hard on - could all go down the… Continue reading The Shittery -volume 1

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I cannot poop

I cannot poop. It is not lost on me how ridiculous that sounds. It is not lost on me how much of an exaggeration and an over simplification this sounds to someone else. 'What do you mean you can't poop?' they ask. 'There are things you can take for constipation' they suggest. But it's not… Continue reading I cannot poop

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Cannabis for chronic pelvic pain

I wanted to do a post about medical marijuana as I think this is such an important topic. The legalization of these products has opened the eyes of individuals who would not normally smoke a joint - let's say - to explore the effects of cannabis on pain, as these products are becoming more accepted… Continue reading Cannabis for chronic pelvic pain

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Our voices are much stronger when we shout together

Lately I have been able to channel my energy into my passion - an organization I am developing here in Ottawa, Canada - that allows me to put my advocacy into real action. While still in the early stages, the organization will turn into a pain center devoted to women with unresolved chronic pain, and… Continue reading Our voices are much stronger when we shout together

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Pain Survey

Cramp My Style Blog is expanding. The new initiative is focused on neutralizing gender-biased outcomes in pain treatment. On the onset, the goal will be to understand the challenges presented to women (and transgender) when confronting their healthcare practitioners about pain. Once this initial information has been collected, the focus will be to lobby for,… Continue reading Pain Survey