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?
Month: February 2016
Love for ourselves. A Valentine’s Day wish.
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.
Carol Pearson: A Perrault for our suffering
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.
The everyday dilemmas we face
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
Trail of Somatic Destruction: This is Your Body on Endometriosis
The most thorough description I’ve found so far–goes way beyond the sound bytes most news outlets use. If you live in San Francisco or DC, or other international cities that are hosting a march, please consider participating in the Endo March.
Open Letter to Glamour
Dear Glamour, After the disappointing read of CNN’s article on endometriosis that ended up being a regurgitation of common myths and misinformation, I was excited to see that your magazine had decided to cover endometriosis following Lena Dunham’s announcement. Unfortunately, I was disappointed by your “everything you need to know” and “real deal” accounting of … Continue reading Open Letter to Glamour