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thegirlwithpaindownthere

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I have been dealing with pain "down there" for about 8 years now. I went to many doctors who didn't listen, or doctors who just didn't know what to say. Eventually I was diagnosed with Vaginismus and have since been more specifically diagnosed with Vestibulodynia and Pelvic Floor... Full Bio
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I took the Summer Off... by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health …and then a bit more after that.  Who knows if anyone is still even reading my blog.  I don’t blame you if you’ve abandoned it, since I sort of did - at least temporarily.   ... Read on »
Recipe for a Perfect Start to Summer by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I wrote a very encouraging post on Monday about our progress and how well it's going.  Monday night my vagina started burning.  I went to bed hoping that it was just a burni ... Read on »
Penis Colada by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health My husband and I have been making good progress with penetration.  We try to do it at least 4 times per week, but often more.  Sometimes it hurts, sometimes it burns, and so ... Read on »
The Penis Process by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health My husband and I have inserted the penis three times so far and I thought it might be helpful to some if I detailed the process that we go through to make sure it's as succe ... Read on »
The Sword Has Found Its Sheath by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health After more than two years of no penis/vagina contact, we have finally taken the first step to getting back to intercourse.  My husband and I have a plan to loosely follow th ... Read on »
Extended Dilations, Hormones and More by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health It's been a couple weeks since I got the Botox injections in my Pubococcygeus and my Puborectalis muscles.  It is really hard to tell what's happening down there, but I thin ... Read on »
I've Been Botoxed by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Yesterday was the big injection day.  I wasn't very nervous leading up to it.  I only really got nervous when I was laying on the table with my legs spread and looking at ne ... Read on »
It's Not Just About the Vagina (unfortunately) by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health It has taken me a while to realize just how much my mental state has been affecting things in my life. I knew I was really depressed for a few months and that the depression ... Read on »
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Updates by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I'm still working on getting everything straight with the Botox.  My insurance and Dr. Goldstein's office are calling back and forth and it should all be worked out in the n ... Read on »
You want less wrinkles in your vagina? by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health It turns out that when you call your insurance company to get approval for vaginal botox injections, it's quite an ordeal.  I was told at Dr. G's office that if I get the bo ... Read on »
The Botox Decision by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Dr. Goldstein has reached a point with me where he's not 100 percent sure of what to do next.  My burning is still around and he normally can eliminate the burning with the ... Read on »
A Silver Lining by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Definitely not platinum; not even white gold.  But as my mom likes to say, "beggars can't be choosers," so I guess I'll take it.  I had a sex dream the other night.  It has ... Read on »
Carob as a substitute for chocolate? by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Um, not really.  It looks like chocolate.  And that's where the similarities end.  Whoever decided that carob is a substitute for chocolate has obviously not had chocolate i ... Read on »
The Bladder Friendly Diet by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I've been trying the bladder friendly diet for about a week and a half now.  It's going okay.  It might be too soon to say whether it's really working, but I will say that I ... Read on »
I can't think of a good title... by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health It's been over a month since I've written here.  I've had plenty to write about, but I just haven't had the energy to do it.  I've been feeling pretty down lately.  My vagin ... Read on »
Where to start? by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I have been so stressed and so jumbled in the head lately that I really don't know where to begin with this entry.  My last entry described my crazy reaction to Prozac o ... Read on »
Prozac: what are you doing to me? by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I've been taking Prozac for a few weeks now.  I thought it was working, but last week my psychiatrist upped the dose from 20 to 30 mg.  The first day I took the higher dose ... Read on »
What the hell is this? by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Catchy title, right?  Well here's what happened.  After an hour and a half session with our therapist, I stood up from the couch and instantly had a sharp pain in my clitori ... Read on »
PH and Vaginal Burning by thegirlwithpaindownthere Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I've mentioned before that I feel like my vagina burns more when I'm dehydrated.  Well, I recently read an article that my PT gave me about PH and here's the very short vers ... Read on »