Casey Berna, LCSWA, is another strong voice in the endometriosis community. She is also an advocate for those struggling with infertility. Her article in the American Society of Reproductive Medicine Mental Health Professional Group Fall Newsletter gives accurate information on our disease and how it impacts us physically AND mentally. I feel that we are … Continue reading Impact of Endo on Mental Health
Sisters! I woke up this morning in pain, but of a different kind and without the achy heavy pain I’ve woken up with for the last 20 years. My excision and hyst with BSO by Dr. Dulemba took 2.5 hours. It turns out I also have adeno which confirmed that I was making the right … Continue reading Excision at last: A Thank You note to Nancy’s Nook
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.