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miriam

washington, District of Columbia
I am a woman dealing with a relatively new diagnosis of vulvodynia. I am appalled at the lack of information about this disheartening disorder. A condition that affects 18 percent of women should not be swept under the rug. My goal is to heal, support others in their healing, and to get the word out about this disease.   
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DANCING WITH V by miriam Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Well, I just wrote this one, but it didn't take for some reason, so there may be two of these blog posts- i dont know... Last night I went out dancing with my V. Yup, had ... Read on »
How to live with Vulvodynia by miriam Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Well, here I am back with another blog post.   Yesterday was a relatively pain free day at work, and that put me in a good mood. Thought maybe the meds were finally worki ... Read on »
It's been a long time since I've written anything by miriam 3 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Well, I was wondering why I haven't written here in so long. I know why now. In the beginning, I felt like I had a mission to get the word out. And to blog in order to let o ... Read on »
long time no post by miriam Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health still here...haven't blogged in a long time. life is better than those dark days, but I still struggle. Have been in a relationship for the last three years, and I've been b ... Read on »
suicide by miriam Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain A four year relationship- I think it's gone. How many broken relationships can I deal with? Completely blindsided.   I thought we were working things out and then I fi ... Read on »
Thank you for your most recent article about the prevalence of pelvic pain being higher than... by miriam Posted in: Questions & Answers in General Medicine I've been diagnosed with vulvodynia and so it was heartening to see your article! I hope you get a chance to view my articles about life with vulvodynia. :) I don't th ... Read on »
vulvodynia by miriam Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex This is my first post. I was sorry to see that there is not a community for women with pelvic pain. I was diagnosed with vulvodynia about a year ago. I was one of the lucky ... Read on »
Vulvodynia affects 18% of females, but the media is relatively silent on the matter-many doctors... by miriam Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain vulvodyniaPosted Oct 20 2009 5:25pm This is my first post. I was sorry to see that there is not a community for women with pelvic pain. I was diagnosed with vulvodynia about ... Read on »
Vulvodynia Vulvodynia Vulvodynia Vulvodynia by miriam Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Well, today was an "ow" day. The burning is back to where it was in the beginnning. I hurt at work and at home too. Went out to dinner with some friends and I had to sit in ... Read on »
Vulvodynia- a day in my life by miriam Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex I thought I'd post what it's like to spend a day with this pain. So, this morning I wake up and I feel good-no pain. Typical morning. I get dressed for work, and put on a ... Read on »
VULVODYNIA- SPEAK UP! by miriam Posted in: Blog Posts in Relationships & Sex Blogging again. Okay, so what category does vulvodynia fit into? Chronic pain? Relationships and sex? Where? It should fit into Chronic Pain IMO. There is too much emp ... Read on »