Tagged with women’s health

Tribute to the Kaldas Center

When I moved to the Fox Valley, I was in desperate need of a doctor specializing in the treatment of Endometriosis. It was purely by the grace of God that I found Dr. Rami Kaldas of Kaldas Center for Fertility, Surgery & Pregnancy (previously at Women’s Care of Wisconsin). I walked into our first appointment … Continue reading

When Depression Takes Hold

It has been a hot topic lately and, unsurprisingly, a common health issue for women. I’m talking about depression. A couple years ago, I found myself bursting into tears during the day for no particular reason. I would sit at my home office and just sob without understanding why. I stopped doing things that I … Continue reading

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

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