I asked my mom the other day 'do you still believe everything happens for a reason?". She hesitated as the question came out of the blue. I asked again, 'do you think my endo is happening for a reason?' and like every optimistic mother would say she replied "I think its a blip. I hurdle.".… Continue reading Creating a new ‘normal’
After meeting with the specialist we determined that the first plan of action would be to take my birth control pill consecutively for three months, with no breaks in between, to see if the pain would decrease. I have always been skeptical of this plan because knowing the science behind the menstrual cycle I thought… Continue reading Step 1 – skipping my periods
I finally saw a specialist this week who was able to semi-confirm I have endo on my diaphragm, hip, and deep within my abdomen. They kept using the term 'rare'. "your pain path is very rare", "the location of your endo is very rare".... and I just started to feel a little bit... helpless. When… Continue reading The Endometriosis Coalition
Hi ladies I apologize for not blogging in the last little while but it appears my body may have given up on me recently. Last month, during mid-cycle I was experiencing odd sternum pain. I was able to 'crack' it which doesn't make sense because its not a joint. In any case, this cycle has… Continue reading Thoracic endo – just a theory?
Hello there! thank you for stumbling upon my blog. As you will soon realize this is kind of a 'dear diary' of all things pertaining to endo - less so about the woes and more about the positive things. I may throw you a few questions about symptoms here and there, but for the most part I am trying to see (and share) what works for me in every aspect.