Last year, our PCOS Cyster wrote this poem about her journey with the condition. As we prepare for PCOS awareness month, in September, we invite you to take a read! “It’s Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Month – PCOS Awareness, So Cysters will be educating and believe it will be Shameless! So if menstruation and such processes […]

Dawn’s Thoughts…

“As a chronic illness sufferer, there is a period of time I experience (not sure if others do) which I like to call “the twilight zone”. It’s the period of time between a pain/illness flare (complete with rest and medication) and when you start to resume your regular activities. It’s duration depends on the individual. […]

Chronic Illness and the psychological impact on the Caribbean woman- a personal perspective – By Julia Mandeville

“African women in general need to know that it’s OK for them to be the way they are – to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence.”-Wangari Maathai From the time we became aware of our bodies as young ladies, we’ve been either directly or […]