IUD Survival Guide

IUD Survival Guide

As I lay in my bed, curled up in the fetal position to reduce my cramps, I wish I had come across something like this before I got my IUD put in.

If you’re thinking about getting one or plan on getting one, here is my survival guide for post-insertion.

 

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My Daily Daytime Skin Care Routine

My Daily Daytime Skin Care Routine

 

Skin care is a huge part of my life. I have eczema and rosacea and it seems that my skin has taken to finding more and more things as an allergy than I’d like. So making sure my face doesn’t look like a dry, red, splotchy, itchy mess is a top priority.

In this post I’m going to go into my daytime skin routine. This is mostly face related, and if there’s an interest in it, I can go into my shower routine as well.

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How to Drink Responsibly: From an Alcoholic

 

How to Drink Responsibly: From an Alcoholic

Yeah, it’s something that’s talked about all over the place. You can google college and drinking and get thousands of articles about the dangers of binge drinking and how it’s detrimental to your health. I could tell you all about that, but it’s not going to matter.

Why?

Because it’s like smoking, or doing drugs, if someone wants to try it, they’re going to try it. And if someone really likes doing whatever it is they’re doing, then a silly little blog post won’t make a difference. I’m going to give you some pointers on what to do on  a college campus if you want to go out and party.

(Please note that I don’t condone underage drinking)

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How to Live Through Flu Season (Without Getting the Flu)

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Flu season is upon us, and with all these different strains of the flu running around recently, it’s best to keep a more pro-active approach if you’re worried about getting sick. College is a cesspool of germs and creates a great environment to grow and infect. There’s hundreds of people squished together, worried more about where they’re going, and what they’re doing than whether the guy next to them is coughing or sniffling a bit more than usual.

Same for work environments. Offices are a great way to spread germs. Ever have a bug go around the office? Same concept. Warm environments with multiple hosts make germs very happy.

But what if you want to kick the flu and general sickness in the ass this season? Well, I’ve come up with some tips that I use (I’m prone to getting sick) to help you stay on top of your health.

**Disclaimer: Anything short of living in a bubble presents a risk of falling ill. Following these steps might decrease your chances but does not claim to prevent sickness overall.

 

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11 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep (Even in a Rowdy Dorm)

11 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep (Even in a Rowdy Dorm)

Sleep is something all college students need but most tend to lack. Between staying up pulling all-nighters cramming for a test or exam to hanging out with friends and partying, it’s hard to get a solid five hours, never mind the recommended eight.  A good night’s sleep is almost illusive.

Being a timid introvert at the time, having gone through a dorm floor from hell, where no one shut up, noise ran rampant, and music stayed blasting, I’ve compiled a couple of ways to combat the complications you might encounter when hitting the hay.

 

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