The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: The Game-Changer: The Day I Couldn’t Walk Anymore

Dear Diary, By the time I was 17 years old, I was pretty much used to painful and dramatic periods. I had somewhat accepted it as my lot. What else could I do? In those days I seldom heard of anyone going to hospital for painful periods. We resulted to be being amateur pharmacists. InContinue reading “The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: The Game-Changer: The Day I Couldn’t Walk Anymore”

The Diary of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: I. Am. Tired!

  Dear Diary, I doubt that it’s normal to wake up tired, spend the whole day tired and sleep tired. For so many years this was my normal. My first response to the question ‘how are you?’ was Tired. But there’s only so many times that you can answer tired, until the other person gets,Continue reading “The Diary of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: I. Am. Tired!”

5 Things To Do Before You Start An Endo Diet

A few years after I was diagnosed with Endometriosis, I found the Endo diet. It was nice to look at, but it was so much work. it meant giving up all that I knew, and so I started it for a short while, then I quickly fell off the bandwagon because I had not takenContinue reading “5 Things To Do Before You Start An Endo Diet”

5 Things To Do Before You Start An Endo Diet

A few years after I was diagnosed with Endometriosis, I found the Endo diet. It was nice to look at, but it was so much work. it meant giving up all that I knew, and so I started it for a short while, then I quickly fell off the bandwagon because I had not takenContinue reading “5 Things To Do Before You Start An Endo Diet”

5 Ways You Can Support An EndoWarrior

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women. This means, if you know 10 women, you know Endometriosis. The fact that it’s an invisible disease makes it difficult for women to get diagnosis and for people to relate with her and the pain. Because of the nature of the disease, and the societal norms, women find itContinue reading “5 Ways You Can Support An EndoWarrior”

The Diary of A Kenyan Endo Warrior- The Warning Sign We Missed

Dear Diary, Where there is smoke, there is a fire. As a little girl, I had trouble with my bowel movements. I hated going to the toilet. When I felt the urge, I’d have balancing tears because I knew the pain and sheer discomfort that awaited me. My diet was fairly okay, and I triedContinue reading “The Diary of A Kenyan Endo Warrior- The Warning Sign We Missed”

The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior – My Struggle With Tampons

Dear Diary, I’m still super excited about the pad dispensers, because I still can’t use tampons. Rather, I still choose not to use tampons. My struggle with tampons begun as a preteen. My mum told me that they were not for young girls, and told me that they could make me sick. Toxic Shock Syndrome wasContinue reading “The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior – My Struggle With Tampons”

The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: When It Rains, It Pours and Sometimes Overflows

Dear Diary, My periods, while in high school, started off innocently, like the morning dew, I was relieved to finally be a woman. And then someone opened the tap and they poured and overflowed. The number of times that I soiled my clothes and sheets are too many to count. It was the usual, soContinue reading “The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: When It Rains, It Pours and Sometimes Overflows”