The Guiding Star Project Blog

Endometriosis, infertility, grief, and joy. Read and learn more about your powerful body and heart on The Guiding Star Project’s blog.

Ricki Lake: New Feminist?

I learned recently that former talk show hostess Rick Lake has begun work on another documentary concerning women’s health. This one, called Sweetening the Pill, has me really excited because it supposedly is going to be focused on shedding light

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They Call It The Curse

They call it, “The Curse.”  It’s a subject that makes us squirm in our seats or feel embarrassed in the grocery check-out line.  Most of us are not comfortable with the subject of menstruation.  We certainly don’t have positive associations

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80 Days

As of today, there are 80 days until my third child is due (according to the registry where I entered my ‘To Buy’ list) and I can feel the anxiety bubble rising. I have never been more anxious about delivery

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New Feminism Pregnancy and Birth

It’s that time for me again. Just recently I started the third trimester of my fourth pregnancy. My family is used to what happens next, and this time around, I’m fully embracing the crazy lady that is starting to emerge.

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