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 ~ Trish Barasa (Part 2)

You can read the first part of Trish’s story here. Cyclically, there have been instances of extreme hypoglycemia which I mostly just conclude is endometriosis related as it correlates with my cycle to the T. There have been instances when the hypoglycemia has left me perilously faint in public. Nowadays I carry a glucose tabContinue reading “#31 Days Of Endo ~ Trish Barasa (Part 2)”

#31 Days Of Endo ~ Kawira Rweria

Day 6 🙂 Invisible pain results in invisible battles. Behind the smiles are scars that cannot be seen, unless you use a laparoscope. Kawira Rweria is a bubbly warrior, who I e-met (can we take a moment and thank the Lord for the internet) last year at one of her lowest moments. Seeing her smileContinue reading “#31 Days Of Endo ~ Kawira Rweria”

#31 Days Of Endo ~ Elsie Wandera

Pain changes you, and sometimes it births within you a desire to be the change that you want to see. That is the story of Elsie Wandera, our third Endo warrior on this series     Elsie is strong, driven, resilient and passionate. After struggling to get a diagnosis, she chose to speak up about thisContinue reading “#31 Days Of Endo ~ Elsie Wandera”

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”

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 becomingContinue reading “The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: It’s A Bloody Affair”

Calling All Endo Warriors in +254

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. This March, we have an opportunity to wear a touch of yellow daily and share something with our circles about Endometriosis. The information we share could change a girls life and save her from living in shame and silence. Let us make this invisible disease, visible and audible. Talk, postContinue reading “Calling All Endo Warriors in +254”

#TheKenyanEndoStory: Elsie Wandera

The second Kenyan Endo warrior sharing her story with us is Elsie Wandera. Hers is a story of pain, hope and sisterhood. After struggling to get a diagnosis, she vowed to help other women know that they do not have to suffer in silence, and they do not have to walk alone. She is theContinue reading “#TheKenyanEndoStory: Elsie Wandera”