One day, I woke up and stopped being a slave to mahamris. The pain that eating them caused me was not worth it.
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 has… Continue reading The Kenyan Endo Story : Faith Muraya
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. When… Continue reading The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi – Part 3
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 India… Continue reading The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi – Part 2
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 mother… Continue reading The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi (Part 1)
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 the… Continue reading Dear Kenyan Endo Warrior, You Don’t Have to Walk Alone
It is always uplifting to read the stories of other Endo warriors who are braving through life and shining their lights. Our third Endowarrior is Editah Hadassah Trip. She is the founder of Waiting Wombs trust. Hers is a story of pain, grace and hope. She is walking with women whose wombs are waiting and… Continue reading #TheKenyanEndoStory: Hadassah Trip
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!