How to Cope with Anger and LS

How to Cope with Anger and LS

Introduction In my last post, I wrote about learning to re-incorporate movement and exercise back into my life after completely cutting it out (read about it here). A key part…
How to Exercise with Lichen Sclerosus, Pt. 2

How to Exercise with Lichen Sclerosus, Pt. 2

Introduction In my last post, I wrote about how my Lichen Sclerosus symptoms impacted my ability to work out (and enjoy it). Furthermore, I noted I stopped exercising altogether after…
How to Exercise with Lichen Sclerosus, Pt.1

How to Exercise with Lichen Sclerosus, Pt.1

Introduction Thus far, I’ve written an awful lot about painful sex and dilators. I want to take a step back and draw attention to some other areas of your life…
When To Step Back From Dilators

When To Step Back From Dilators

Introduction In my last post, I discussed using dilators for the first time (click here to read). For example, I touched on how dilators help create space in the vagina…
Introduction to Dilators: The Basics

Introduction to Dilators: The Basics

Introduction In my last post, I discussed the benefits of diaphragmatic breathing and reverse Kegels to relax pelvic floor muscles and reduce pain during sex (read this post here). While…
Physiotherapy for Painful Sex

Physiotherapy for Painful Sex

Introduction Tearing and pain during sex were some of my earliest Lichen Sclerosus symptoms, which I have blogged about (here). After getting my Lichen Sclerosus diagnosis, I told myself I…
Whose Sex Life is Better?

Whose Sex Life is Better?

Introduction In my last post, I shared my battle with comparing the aesthetic of my vulva to other vulvas. My preoccupation with my vulva, however, was not purely aesthetic; it…
Comparing Vulvas: A Dangerous Habit

Comparing Vulvas: A Dangerous Habit

Introducing My New Addiction: Comparing Vulvas Checking was one behavioral pattern caused by my diagnosis, but it wasn’t the only one (you can read about my checking compulsion here and…