Beyond Before & After

I can’t believe it, but it’s been a year since I started my life without a uterus.

One Year Post-Op Hysterectomy: Life Without A Uterus

A bipolar, body-positive bread enthusiast with a pretty much healed ankle and a history of disordered eating, Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.25.17   |   SHARE
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Managing Mental Health Takes More Than Just Meds

Prescription meds are part of my daily routine. I start my day with three. I end it with four. I take two in the middle. This cocktail of meds, Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
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Why Do You Feel Like Crap? 7 Things You Might (Or Might Not) Be Doing

I am a Professional Ignorer of Physical Symptoms, which means I will just walk around complaining about how shitty I feel while doing absolutely Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.10.17   |   SHARE
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Why Are We So Stressed All The Time?

From our fighting kids to our flailing finances, people are just stressed. We are all just so stressed. And in the absence of real, actual stress, we Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.6.17   |   SHARE
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6 Kinds Of Naps And How To Get The Most Out Of Them

Naps. Oh naps, how do I love thee? Let me count the Zzzzs. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.28.17   |   SHARE
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Are Your High-Intensity Emotions The Reason You're Exhausted?

There isn’t a middle-ground here, no ebb and flow of stress, no uncomplicated joy or sorrow in an everyday situation. There is only the most Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.14.17   |   SHARE
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7 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Fat

We’ve criminalized fat for so long that we’ve all but forgotten that fat is not just helpful, but necessary. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.6.17   |   SHARE
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I Tried Eating A Ketogenic Diet; Here’s What Happened

I want to establish for you, that this wasn’t a moment of “weakness.” The choice to eat something, is a choice, not a personality flaw. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.31.17   |   SHARE
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