Today, CM is sharing her brave + influential story of recovering from hypothalamic amenorrhea. HA is so close to my heart. I’ve walked through it myself and I know so many Nutshell clients and readers can relate. I had chills reading through this eloquent illustration of courage, vulnerability, and beautiful transformation. I hope it inspires and blesses you like crazy!
I was “almost anorexic” (or how I developed hypothalamic amenorrhea, gained 11 pounds, and felt much better)
When you don’t get your period for 14 months in a row, you end up facing two possibilities: either something is wrong with your body, or you are on your way to beat the record for the longest pregnancy ever.
could hear was that I was a glutton. Nothing made me want to put down the fork more than being told, mid-bite, that I obviously liked to eat.
immediate desire to get pregnant). I have become comfortable with the idea that if my pants become too small, I need to buy bigger pants, not carve myself a thinner body.
self-love, body politics, fear and health. If sharing it can help at least one fellow reader, those fourteen months will not have been in vain.