Blood Thinners, Women, and Periods (The Real Truth)

Alert: Men I need to warn you. This is a blog post about how blood thinners affect a woman’s period. That means I’m going to be extremely detailed. I do encourage you to read if you have female family members on blood thinners.

T.Lanette Pollard
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I’m was sitting in my beautiful junior suite at the Grand Palladium Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica four weeks ago. The weather was warm, and the view was gorgeous. It’s was also six days after my 50th birthday! This was the best birthday present I’d ever planned. I was ready for sunning, partying, and relaxing (in moderation). You see, I have Atrial Fibrillation which means that I take blood thinners. I was fortunate to have two days of lounging in and around the pool. Then my period started to flow like the lava in Hawaii (without the heat of course).

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Living My Best Life: Celebrating 50 in Jamaica!

Whew! I’m a half-century old! How the hell did that happen so soon? I knew it was coming. I even planned for it. But… Damn! I’m 50 years old! So…. what now?

Well, I made sure I had planned an awesome vacation to Jamaica. I arrived three days after my birthday to spend five days relaxing in the sun and sand. This was the best decision I made this summer! I share my birthday with my mom and brother (she’s the same day and he’s the day before). So, I didn’t experience my “Own Special Day” until I passed 18. Now, if I want to be special, I need to plan it. Continue reading “Living My Best Life: Celebrating 50 in Jamaica!”

Quote: Women’s Affinity For Evil

Women do have an affinity for evil, for believing that no woman is to be trusted, but that some men are too innocent to protect themselves.  William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury

I have been thinking about this quote for awhile. We are now six months into the worst presidency in the United States (US) history. Hillary Rodham Clinton should be our president. We all know why she isn’t in the White House. We also know the percentage of women who voted for Clinton by ethnicity Continue reading “Quote: Women’s Affinity For Evil”

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