Category Archives: Balance

In Which I Speak of Soy and Estrogen

I have recently been asked to articulate my concerns about soy as food. I have told some of my experience with soy and estrogen dominance in my dust-gathering-yet-unfinished series on Balance, but thought I would share this brief as well. … Continue reading

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My Balancing Journey – Part 5 – The Big Lightbulb!

Part 4 is new today also! Be sure to read it first! As I dug into learning about Estrogen Dominance and hormonal balance, it became obvious to me that I really was showing many symptoms of Estrogen Dominance – not … Continue reading

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My Balancing Journey – Part 4 – Some things I’ve learned…

… about hormonal imbalance. There are two primary female hormones secreted by the ovaries – estrogen and progesterone. There are actually three types of estrogen made by the body, but when we talk about hormones, these three are usually lumped … Continue reading

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My Balancing Journey – Pt 3 – What Next?!?

While I enjoyed the rest of that weekend retreat, I had a cloud of questions haning over my head. The biggest question, the one that shook me to the core, was whether this early pre-menopause meant no more babies. That … Continue reading

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My Balancing Journey – Part 2 – The Nerve to Ask

July 7-9, 2006, I had the joy of spending the weekend with a wonderful group of women who have a combined knowledge pool on women’s health issues that would blow you away. They are also a terrificly diverse group of … Continue reading

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My Balancing Journey – Part 1 – Beginning to Grasp Reality

In May of 2006, we were down in NC to visit family, and I missed most of a day of precious fellowship with family because I was in such intense pain. I was finally able to put into words some … Continue reading

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My Balancing Journey – Intro

I’ve been meaning to blog about this for months, and for some reason have found it rather daunting. I think it is important that I share this story, because it is one that so many women (and their husbands, for … Continue reading

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