Dyspareunia is one of the common symptoms of fibromyalgia, or as a co-existing problem. I don’t usually look at Wired for this kind of thing, but the article When Sex Is a Pain has some good ideas for dealing with dyspareunia.
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Recently, a request for shorts in size 4/5 for the poster’s 13-year-old daughter came to me through a local Freecycle list. Minor request, but I don’t think many people respond to requests. I read them, but am not usually able to help. This time we could. shadowkatt had, in fact, just recently packed a big box […]
Actually, I think Sam should give his own answer, and Katie should answer as well since she’s been given a choice as to whether or not to go to school or be homeschooled. My answer is that it has offered the best combination of academic challenge and a positive, supportive environment available to us in […]
Katie showed this blog to Malika, facilitator of the womyn’s writers group, today. Malika suggested that we might want to add an FAQ, for those who aren’t familiar with homeschooling. I’ve decided to start by updating and moving over the information that was on my technomom.com site, so as to keep all the homeschooling info […]
Today was the rescheduled date for Katie’s writing group, so off we went to one of our favorite bookstores, Charis. Unfortunately—due to the rescheduling, I think—Katie was the only “member” who showed up. The group is just for high school “womyn,” and the only other person to attend was the facilitator. As it turns out, […]
I’m not worried about Katie being “too sheltered,” although that’s one of the “dangers of homeschooling” according to its opponents. This study is something to remember the next time someone brings up that old argument. People who have suffered life’s hard knocks while growing up tend to be more gullible than those who have been […]
I just listened to this epidsode of a podcast that I like a lot; Science Friday: Making Science Radioactive. In this episode, several people are interviewed about things relating to the topic. Here’s some of the things that they discuss: A milestone in science: Bladders are grown in labs and then put into children who […]
Katarina went out with me and we drove around, taking pictures of things. OK, that sounds vague, but really, Katarina enjoys taking pictures of things, and these things are highly random yet they all have certain qualities: They’re frequently old, cracked, rusted, or broken/trashed They can be cast in some sort of juxtapositional light They are […]
Fibrant Living Episode 2 is up! Current Mood: accomplished