Tagged with chronic pain

Raising Awareness for Endometriosis

This week is National Endometriosis Awareness Week. I have a strong desire to help other women that are undiagnosed or recently diagnosed find the right help and answers. Let’s start with some facts and stats first: 1 in 10 women have Endometriosis (also known as Endo) Endo cannot be OFFICIALLY diagnosed without surgery. A doctor … Continue reading

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How to Process Endometriosis

Your life changes when you receive a medical diagnosis. Since everyone processes things differently, here is what I’ve learned over the last 15 years of dealing with chronic pain and finally finding the answers. 3 weeks prior to marrying my best friend, I opted to have exploratory surgery. The result was Endometriosis (read more here). … Continue reading

My Battle with Endometriosis

“You have endometriosis,” said the doctor as I opened my eyes in a fog of morphine and pain. “I got all the adhesions and you should be feeling better soon.” I knew from an early age that something was very different with my body.¬†At the age of 17, I started taking a contraceptive pill for … Continue reading