Monday Roundup: Life with interstitial cystitis, & more...


Battling a case of the Mondays? Need some motivation before you get in the zone today? We’ve rounded up our favorite articles so you don’t have to aimlessly scroll and browse around for the good stuff!

As a writer who covers women's health, I've spent the past three years reading about all sorts of health issues common among women, from endometriosis to PCOS to vulvodynia. Yet somehow, I hadn't heard of interstitial cystitis (IC) — chronic bladder inflammation — until I began experiencing symptoms of it.” This writer wants to ensure women with with interstitial cystitis aren’t left in the dark.  

What are the symptoms and causes of an ectopic pregnancy? Here is a rundown on the risk factors and when to see a doctor.


"So many people are made to feel afraid or ashamed of having sex on their period.” THINX wants you to re-think period sex with their no-mess period blanket.

Netflix who? Have you heard about Refinery29’s R29 Features ? It’s a documentary series where powerful women share compelling stories; from Gwen Stefani to a young mortician. 


Chic, bold, and daring style knows no limits, and it certainly has no age! These glamour  grandmas of Instagram are trail blazing in the name of fashion.

In case you wanted to know how my mid thirties are going I just turned down an event with an open bar in favor of watching younger and practising cognitive behavioral techniques!” The witty women of twitter strike again.