The Period Chronicles

The Cyster Chronicles Teal Magazine: September 2018

As mentioned in a recent blog about My PCOS Story, September was PCOS Awareness Month.

I took the month off for ‘summer vacation’ to relax and enjoy my birthday.  It was a much needed and appreciated break!  I was truly able to step away from the business side of things and enjoy myself without the pressures of deadlines, consistent social media posts, and creating content.  I spent time with family, rested, hung out with friends I hadn’t seen in a while and was able to focus on getting my house in order.  And when I tell yall it needed it…LISTEN!

Just when I thought it couldn’t have been any better… Continue reading “The Cyster Chronicles Teal Magazine: September 2018”

The Period Chronicles

My PCOS Story

Did ya’ll know September is PCOS Awareness Month?  (Also, my birthday month ????)

For this month’s Period Chronicles, I wanted to share more on my journey to hormonal wellness.

Hi, I’m Katrina.

To be quite honest, I don’t know exactly when I received the diagnosis of PCOS.

What I know is this…

I have had issues with my hormones since I hit puberty (around age 13). I have never had a regular menstrual cycle and from very early on, my cycle was painful and disruptive.  I often left school early or simply didn’t go because of excruciating cramps. Continue reading “My PCOS Story”

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Period Chronicles: July 2018 – 6 Holistic Remedies for PMS

Hey Hey Y’all!

Wednesday was the first day of my July visit with Aunty Flow.  Y’all know with all my hormonal stuff I get PMS pretty badly, well this time around it has not been too bad.  I didn’t have very many symptoms leading up to the first day, aside from spotting the night before-very lightly.  It took me by surprise because I had been feeling fine aside from the emotional dysregulation I had been in all month.

Ya y’all heard that right…NO SYMPTOMS!  Well…none that were significant enough that I thought it was about that time.  Very, very little bloating and some breast tenderness but so slight and only for a few days that I thought it was a fluke.  I have NO idea the last time that happened. Continue reading “Period Chronicles: July 2018 – 6 Holistic Remedies for PMS”