Sonya

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Date registered: November 20, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Diabetes? Who Me….? Ya Me. Couldn’t Be…. — November 14, 2016
  2. We’ve Come a Long Way Baby – History of Birth Control — October 5, 2016
  3. My Genes Just Told My Hormone Story — September 21, 2016
  4. One Small Step for PCOS – One Giant Leap for Patient Empowerment! — September 3, 2016
  5. PCOS Sucks! Take the Lemon Face Challenge! — July 17, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. It Doesn’t Always Take a Crystal Ball: My Explainable Miscarriages — 14 comments
  2. The Power of Hormones — 10 comments
  3. Are Women’s Health Issues Being Painted with a Mental Health Brush? — 9 comments
  4. Screening for Thyroid Disorders Before Pregnancy — 8 comments
  5. Re-living My Postpartum Anxiety — 7 comments

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Diabetes? Who Me….? Ya Me. Couldn’t Be….

Or could it?  I was shocked to discover I was on target to become a Type II Diabetic and didn’t even know it!   It’s World Diabetes Day – a perfect time to share a personal story about my recent diabetes scare and discovery. Amazingly, 86 million American adults which is more than 1 out …

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We’ve Come a Long Way Baby – History of Birth Control

You won’t believe some of these methods – mostly women of course – have used for birth control since ancient times!  Paste made from crocodile dung?  Inserting partially squeezed lemons into your vagina?  Douching with Lysol? Wow…      

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My Genes Just Told My Hormone Story

It took 48 years but I finally got some answers. As a teen who was sure I had something wrong with my hormones but couldn’t get an answer and as a young woman who was still certain that there was something wrong with my hormones I couldn’t get an answer.  I couldn’t even get a …

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One Small Step for PCOS – One Giant Leap for Patient Empowerment!

I’m super excited to introduce you to this incredible group of women!  This is an epic moment in my life and I hope someday yours too!  This photo was taken at our first ever Patient Advisory Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia and these ladies are true pioneers in healthcare.  Like many of you, these women …

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PCOS Sucks! Take the Lemon Face Challenge!

When women team up in support of one another they can sure get things done!!  And when it’s Ashley Levinson who is @PCOSGurl on Twitter teaming up with an entire PCOS community there is no telling what can be accomplished! Wow!       I nominate YOU to Take the Lemon Face Challenge!   Join …

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Precision Medicine & PCOS Q&A on PCOS Nutrition Center Blog!

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “The best way to predict the future is to create it yourself. . I waited a long time for someone to create the kind of healthcare I would like to have access too but it just wasn’t happening and so I became a true believer in that saying.  When …

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World Thyroid Day

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There are so many thyroid patients around the world that the tiny little butterfly shaped gland has it’s own special day of significance around the world!  Actually it has it’s own week – this whole week is dedicated to Thyroid Awareness which is near and dear to my heart because I have subclinical hypothyroidism which …

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Mother’s Day After a Miscarriage

Do you know what is considered the shortest story ever written?  It’s a tragedy in six words and it goes like this: For Sale.  Baby Shoes. Never Worn. Sadly, that tiny story is the reality for more women than you may realize.  Mother’s Day brings up intense and mixed emotions for a lot of women.  You …

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What I Want My Family & Friends to Know About Perinatal Mood Disorder

I sent a message to my family and friends today because I want to spread awareness among people who don’t need to know they need awareness!  Most people who read my blog or who have connected with me on social media are already a step ahead – they are seeking information about hormone topics for …

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Perinatal Mood Disorder & Other Hormonally Triggered Mood Disorders

I’m going to bet that you’ve never heard the term “Hormonally Triggered Mood Disorder” mentioned by your doctor.  But yes it is really a thing, the problem is that it’s not an actual “diagnosis”.  You may know that I believe that too many women’s health issues are being painted with a mental health brush.  The …

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