Recently, I have been having a horrible time with the effects of endo. I was on Zoladex up until today when I decided not to continue. Every morning I wake up with pain, and it persists all day. Evenings are the toughest because I have to be “on” so to speak to make dinner or … Continue reading When to make plans, and when not to?
Hello ladies! I wanted to tell you all today that I have some uterus love for all of you. Sounds gross, but really–I have such respect and admiration for all of your endo struggles, even though I’ve never met you, because we share the same fight. Today, I want you to love yourself. I want … Continue reading Love for ourselves. A Valentine’s Day wish.
Pain. So much of it. Rorsach shapes of pain bloom in my lower back and spread their tendrils throughout my lower limbs. I shift as I lay in this bed, and my throat emits an involuntary gasp as an unexpected stab shoots through my hips. I’m recovering from epidural steroid injections. I know I will … Continue reading Ah pain, you old rascal, you.
A brave reframing of the tale of Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf by activist Carol Pearson. We need more story tellers like her. I personally identify with the humor she brings to talking about endo.
This is a great piece by Toni Bernhard who suffers from a chronic illness. I could definitely relate to these should I/should I nots, especially those concerning friends and participating in activities. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/turning-straw-gold/201602/should-i-or-shouldn-t-i-the-dilemmas-chronic-illness
Originally posted on Worldwide EndoMarch:
Endometriosis is a chronic estrogen-dependent disease that can potentially cause incapacitating pain, organ failure, infertility, and other severe medical consequences. It was described in medical literature more than 300 years ago and was even alluded to in ancient medical texts from nearly 4,000 years ago. And, far from being a…