Let’s Talk About Periods And Endo

Join me for a Twitter Chat with an amazing panel hosted by @MtotoNews today from 3.00pm – 5.00pm EAT to help break the silence and build awareness about the fundamental role that good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) plays in enabling girls to reach their full potential. The discussion shall also focus on highlighting solutions thatContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Periods And Endo”

The Workout Hiatus Has Come To An End

I’m determined to get my sexy back. ‘Where had she gone to?’ you ask, well, I seem to have lost her somewhere between being pregnant and lactating. I’ve been pregnant twice in two years, my body has ballooned, carried life and found a new form. The thing that I have learned about my body isContinue reading “The Workout Hiatus Has Come To An End”

The Diary Kenyan Endo Warrior: My Journey With Hormonal Acne

I’ve struggled with hormonal acne for well over ten years. As a teen it was nerve wrecking. One day I woke up with pimples on my face that seemed more like mountains, and they just wouldn’t go back to where they came from. I was told that apparently acne during puberty runs in the familyContinue reading “The Diary Kenyan Endo Warrior: My Journey With Hormonal Acne”

The Kenyan Endo Story : Faith Muraya

Endometriosis is an invisible disease. Just because you don’t see it doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. Pain has been normalized and so has the use of painkillers. Faith Muraya gives us a glimpse into her life as an Endo warrior. She shares with us her journey of pain, and the lifestyle changes that she hasContinue reading “The Kenyan Endo Story : Faith Muraya”

The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi – Part 3

Recovery was not a walk in the park for Rachel. Post surgery complications made her life rather difficult and her family and friends decided to take her back to India again. She shares her experience below: While we were in India, it was Zulekha’s birthday and we had a little celebration at the apartment. WhenContinue reading “The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi – Part 3”

The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi – Part 2

Endometriosis is a multi-faceted disease. Hysterectomy is not a cure for Endometriosis. Rachel shared her medical experience in Kenya yesterday. After that, she sought medical intervention in India, not once, but twice. She shares her first experience in India below. My friend Zulekha and I (she would be my medical attendant whilst in hospital) left for IndiaContinue reading “The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi – Part 2”

The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi (Part 1)

An Endo Warrior is a fierce and brave woman, one who fights many battles that don’t meet the eye. Over the next couple of days I will be sharing the story of Rachel Shivachi. A woman whose story has moved me to tears. She has known pain, hope, grace and strength. I am a motherContinue reading “The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi (Part 1)”

Dear Kenyan Endo Warrior, You Don’t Have to Walk Alone

Living with endometriosis can be hard. A majority of my memories are lonely, scary and empty. But, times have changed. I know that in the event I have a flare up there are women that I can call for advice, support and prayers. Women who get me, and don’t think that I am faking theContinue reading “Dear Kenyan Endo Warrior, You Don’t Have to Walk Alone”