Let’s Talk About Periods

I had a beautiful period last month. It was a nice shade of red, bright, alive, a good summary that my hormone levels are getting better. It was a shade that I never saw in my teenage years. It made me happy, reminded me of how jolly my little one gets when she sees Elmo.Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Periods”

Endometriosis and Mental Health

One of the areas that Endometriosis affects women in a great way is in mental health. Endo warriors fight many psychological battles. These have to do with living with chronic pain and reduced effectiveness, infertility, miscarriages, missed opportunities especially career wise, relationship issues sometimes leading to divorce, body image concerns such as weight gain orContinue reading “Endometriosis and Mental Health”

The Endo Blues ~ Battling With Depression

I thought I was losing my mind. Instead of feeling better after the laparoscopic surgery I was feeling worse. Granted there was no pain in my abdomen, but I felt like a sedated prisoner in my own body. I desperately wanted to fight, but I was often too tired or sleepy and disinterested. Getting out ofContinue reading “The Endo Blues ~ Battling With Depression”

Hemorrhoids. Be. Gone – 8 Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids. The pain in the butt that no one ever wants to have. Courtesy of Endo, I was acquainted with hemorrhoids at a tender age. I didn’t know what it was, but it seemed like the lesser evil compared to being backed up, thanks to chronic constipation. The bowel issues began before I was 10,Continue reading “Hemorrhoids. Be. Gone – 8 Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids”

31 Days of Endo ~ Lyndsay

Day 23 🙂 I am catching up slowly! I hope you’ve had a great Endo awareness month so far. Today we highlight Lyndsay’s story as she shares her journey with Thoracic Endometriosis. Lyndsay shared her story with Lisa on Bloomin’ Uterus in January this year. * Lyndsay was 32 years old when she was diagnosed withContinue reading “31 Days of Endo ~ Lyndsay”

31 Days Of Endo ~ Unsilenced

Day 22 Individual’s stories are like dominoes, they look small, but they have the power to start a revolution and change the status quo. Two years ago, Arti Shah, resolved to tell the story of Endo warriors living in Kenya. At the time, I had come to Nairobi for the annual Endometriosis of Kenya event. ThisContinue reading “31 Days Of Endo ~ Unsilenced”

31 Days Of Endo ~ Saum Hassan

Day 19 🙂 “Our goal is to make Endometriosis a household name.” ~ Michelle Lee Walters The reason we share our stories is so that other women will know that they are not alone. Though some symptoms may seem peculiar, we need to understand that Endometriosis cannot be put into a box. It presents itselfContinue reading “31 Days Of Endo ~ Saum Hassan”

31 Days of Endo ~ Tara Langdale-Schmidt

Day 18 🙂 One of the symptoms that Endowarriors may experience is pain during or after sex. The pain can turn a previously enjoyable experience into an emotionally devastating moment. Tara Langdale-Schmidt is an endo warrior who has created a non-surgical intervention for painful sex. Necessity is. She shared her story with Lisa of Bloomin’Continue reading “31 Days of Endo ~ Tara Langdale-Schmidt”

31 Days Of Endo ~ Patricia Anne Young

Day 16 🙂 Everybody’s journey is unique. You have to make a personal decision to fight endometriosis and to remain positive each day. As we face the pain and limitations brought about by endo, we pray that a cure will be found soon. Despite the pain, we are keeping hope alive. Patricia Anne Young firstContinue reading “31 Days Of Endo ~ Patricia Anne Young”