The Kenyan Endo Story

The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: Period Shaming

  Dear Diary, My heart is heavy. Thinking about my periods as a teenager has brought tears to my eyes. When my periods became painful I heard all manner of comments from other women about how I should suck it up and put my brave face on. "No one needs to know you are on… Continue reading The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: Period Shaming

The Kenyan Endo Story

The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: It’s A Bloody Affair

Dear Diary, As a little girl, I wanted to be a doctor when I grew up. This dream quickly fizzled away where I was in high school because my periods happened, and little did I know, Endometriosis was looming. Back in primary school, I looked forward to my menarche because it meant I was becoming… Continue reading The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: It’s A Bloody Affair

Life

It’s Time to Declutter Your Beauty Products, Cleaning Agents and Medicine Cabinet

Happy new year 🙂 About two years ago, I formed a tradition. At the beginning of the year, I declutter my hair and beauty products, cleaning agents and medicine cabinet. It's a tedious but rewarding exercise. The first time I did it, I was shocked by how much junk I had in the name of… Continue reading It’s Time to Declutter Your Beauty Products, Cleaning Agents and Medicine Cabinet

All Things Periods

Endometriosis Is Real and Resilient-32 Surgeries Later

Time and time again, I meet a woman who has been strongly advised to have her uterus removed because it's removal will cure Endometriosis. This myth needs to be dispelled from the mountain tops. "A hysterectomy is not a cure for Endometriosis." Meet Patricia Roy, a woman with strength beyond words. A woman whose had… Continue reading Endometriosis Is Real and Resilient-32 Surgeries Later