I wish I knew that after sending aunt flo on vacation, it would erode my bone density; that it would sink me into a hole, that it would announce free room and board for every calorie looking for a home. That it would take over 5 years to lose that weight. That the sadness would overwhelm me. That I would experience menopause symptoms as a teen.
I wobbled up the stairs, wincing in pain while basking in joy. I had survived my first workout in the gym. It was painful. I doubt I knew how long ten minutes really was prior to the kettle-bell circuit. Yo! I had started with a fire in my belly, ready to show myself that IContinue reading “Jelly Fish”
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I’ve had the pleasure of talking with a new EndoSister who lives in Kenya. She had all kinds of questions and I would like to find her some information about Endometriosis care in or around Kenya, as well as connect her with any local EndoSisters for support. So let the research…
When people talk about their period cycles, I thank God that I now have a cycle. Meaning, it is now somewhat predictable. Previously, it was more like a period doodle, yup, something out of a toddler’s workbook. I was somewhere in between a 21 day and 37 day cycle doodle. So I seldom knew whenContinue reading “The Pad Dispensers Are Here”
Women are strong, resilient, gentle, powerful, and beautiful. They are powerhouses. Women deserve to be celebrated and appreciated. They don’t hear how great they are everyday, but they are the stars of our society. One in ten women suffer from Endometriosis, yet we don’t talk about it. 176 million women are estimated to sufferContinue reading “One In Ten Women”
When I was diagnosed with Endometriosis, I only knew one other woman with Endo and she was not willing to talk about her journey because of the stigma she had received. I was alone; I felt like an anomaly. My journey with Endo was very lonely and depressing. There are many times that I wasContinue reading “#TheKenyanEndoStory”