I’ve Been Enduring Painful Medically Unnecessary Cramps For Years And It’s The Catholic Church’s Fault

I've been on hormonal birth control for 15 years and I successfully have zero kids. That's awesome, but I've always had a tough time with my periods. I don't go batshit crazy and try to literally kill people, but I get such bad cramps that I can barely function and I cry without even knowing… Continue reading I’ve Been Enduring Painful Medically Unnecessary Cramps For Years And It’s The Catholic Church’s Fault

The “Heartbeat Bill” Is A Travesty For Ohio Women

I'm embarrassed to see that my home state of Ohio is once again attempting to completely remove women's choices with their bullshit "heartbeat bill" banning all abortions after 6 weeks. It isn't the first time they've tried it, and with any luck it will be voted down as unconstitutional, but it's terrifying for women and… Continue reading The “Heartbeat Bill” Is A Travesty For Ohio Women

My 9/11 Story: How A Terrorist Attack Established Me As An Adult And An Atheist

September 11, 2001 was a pivotal day for many Americans, including myself. I was 17 years old and a senior in high school, which is really weird for me now because my current husband was only 13 years old and in middle school. Of course we hadn’t even met and lived in different states, but… Continue reading My 9/11 Story: How A Terrorist Attack Established Me As An Adult And An Atheist

Here’s To Modern Women Who Have It All!

Being a modern woman can be challenging. We juggle careers, families and our personal happiness like nobody’s business, and it means that we often sacrifice our precious sleep and our sanity so we can have it all. As tough as it can be sometimes, there’s no sum of money I’d accept to go back in… Continue reading Here’s To Modern Women Who Have It All!

I’m An Atheist: How Did I End Up Marrying A Catholic?

I’ve known for a very long time that I’m an atheist. I was raised by strict Baptists, so the Bible (and their narrow-minded, misogynistic interpretation of it) was drilled into my head nonstop when I was a kid. I was great at memorizing and regurgitating what they wanted to hear because I’m smart, but the… Continue reading I’m An Atheist: How Did I End Up Marrying A Catholic?