Introducing Dulce!

Hey! My name is Dulce and I am a junior in high school.  I am extremely excited to be a peer leader here at Boston Children’s Hospital. I am very friendly and I enjoy making friends, so don’t be afraid to say hi! I am…

PCOS Blog

Not Just a Hormone Imbalance

PCOS is primarily known as an endocrine disorder yet it impacts more than just hormone levels. While the majority of research studies focus on the prevention of long term health consequences such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, few studies acknowledge that PCOS greatly impacts a…

Meaningful Music

My friends and I always joke around about how Twitter is our daily dose of news. I am made aware of everything happening in the world through Twitter and trending tweets. One specific thing brought to my awareness through Twitter was the Childish Gambino music…

PCOS Blog

PCOS: Make it a Pair with Protein

For young women with PCOS, we recommend eating a balanced diet which includes whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and protein. Protein is important for rebuilding muscles and repairing tissues in the body and helps keep blood sugar level. It also keeps us full between meals….

Into the Wilderness

Imagine nothing beyond the sight of decaying evergreen with overgrown grass and trees around you with the feeling of mud and rotting plants on your clothing. This was my life for two weeks-camping, canoeing, hiking, and portaging (the struggle of carrying a 70 pound canoe…

Teens Speak

High school and the time around it is about growth. I have grown so much in so many areas since my freshman year. The area of growth that has been the most important in my life has been communication. It is a strange time to…

I Was The Victim

On Tuesday, April 25th of last year, I was personally victimized and my life changed forever. I stood in the hallway of the second floor, and the action that was done to me left me in utter shock—what was next to come would influence my…