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Self-employed: and then you have to get surgery

Health Journey
19/05/2021
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Being self-employed, my plan was to get surgery and get straight back to work afterwards. I really didn’t want to let anyone down or disappoint anyone by taking too long to recover. The thing with being self-employed is that if you’re not doing any of your work, you’re not getting paid either. But at the same time bills keep piling up since you’re still running a business. I was physically and mentally not in the position to do any work…
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I look pregnant

I look down and I notice a bigger belly. I always imagined my body would look exactly like this when I got pregnant. I imagine it growing as the weeks go by.I feel bloated, there’s an unfamiliar pain in my stomach and I have no idea what is happening inside. I read about these similarities during pregnancy.
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A letter on why your body IS enough

It's totally understandable why you believe that your body is imperfect, unworthy of love, flawed, that you show up being "brave" to show your body instead of just beautifully you. It's social media misleading us and its unrealistic expectations it has built up towards your body.
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I don’t know how to heal from grief

When I talk about my body being in pain, it’s a somewhat visible trauma. I’m in actual physical pain and people can see that. Many people aren’t considering the grief and sadness that comes with having surgery, or being diagnosed with something you weren’t expecting.
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I was scared to bring bad news

I was scared to bring bad news, because every time it happened before, people left me. I was good company for as long as I held my smiles up and I was of use to others, and even up until this day, I’m saying I’m fine to avoid someone else to feel uncomfortable.
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My life just fell apart: the supermarket visit 15min after getting diagnosed with a tumor

Somehow I broke my baguette and I bought some pizza because I just knew I wouldn’t be cooking meals that evening and the radio was playing songs about dying. I was overthinking my entire existence, my meaning in life.
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Period pain is not supposed to feel like dying

People always say “it’s normal” to experience extreme period pain. Only.. there is no scale to measure pain.
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Will there ever be a perfect time to have a baby?

I thought I still had time. I always thought there was going to be plenty of time way past my 30’s to have kids. Never has it ever crossed my mind that there would be a time before I hit 30 where I’d hear that I wouldn’t be able to have a baby.
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My world shattered: It’s a uterine tumor

Since a year or so, I’ve been experiencing extreme pain while on my period but I always thought it was caused by stress..
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