Cheeky Minx

Cheekyminx writes intimately about PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder) and hosts the Facebook page PMDD Life Support, a place where women with PMDD can find information and inspiration to cope. Your contributions are appreciated!

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Making the Most of Our "Periods of Misfortune"
a month ago
I recently shared a fabulous meme on Facebook that read: What if periods of misfortune are meant to generate a level of discomfort so intense that we grow desperate enough to become who we really are?...
PMDD & Perimenopause
7 months ago
I entered perimenopause about four years ago. It not-so-coincidentally was accompanied by an intensification of my PMDD that eventually made me realize I had PMDD. Up to that point, I thought I was ju...
The Alchemy of PMDD
10 months ago
I was very inspired by a post I spotted recently on the Gia Allemand Foundation's Facebook page. A woman posted the question, "I'm wondering if anyone has found any beautiful things coming out of thei...
"I Cured My PMDD"
10 months ago
I've been wanting to write this piece for some time, but I haven't been quite sure how to approach it. It's a sensitive thing. But I think it needs to be said, so here goes. There is a tendency in our...
The PMDD Self-Care Kit
a year ago
The Self-Care Kit is a bag of tools to draw from when PMDD strikes (or whenever you need a little extra attention). You design it yourself, so it's filled with all the things that bring you comfort. I...
Does My Daughter Have PMDD?
a year ago
I receive a lot of questions from people about PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder) and what they can or should be doing about it. I recently got a message from a very concerned mother. I realized t...