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.
While some curve balls may roll in our direction, I pray that we will experience the grace, peace, strength, joy and love that come from above. And that despite the pain, the rainbows will remain.
Waiting can be hard, lonely and devastating. The dark corridors can dull your spark of hope, the echoes of discouragement can fill your cheeks with sadness and cause your eyes to overflow with tears. Waiting Wombs Trust is devoted to walking with women who are waiting on the Lord to hold children in their arms.Continue reading “While We’re Waiting”
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”
Day 13 🙂 I am taking a short break from sharing the stories, to share some tips for mums of endo warriors. More girls in their teens and early twenties are getting a diagnosis, more often than not, being diagnosed with endometriosis throws them and their families into confusion. Endometriosis is one legacy no motherContinue reading “#31 Days of Endo ~ 11 Tips for Mums of Endowarriors”
Day 12 🙂 Endo can push you to the wall, and force you to give up some of the things that you were so sure you couldn’t live without. Then, what started off as a diet becomes a lifestyle, a way of life. Shiru Muraya shares with us her journey of pain, courage and aContinue reading “#31 Days Of Endo ~ Shiru Muraya”
As an Endo-warrior, sometimes you feel so burdened, and you don’t quite know who to share with.
Here is a prayer that you can pray when you feel like you are the end of your strength.
The cold floor and I were once good friends, not by chance but as a result of circumstances. When Auntie Flo’ checked in, the pain would overwhelm me and the cold floor was my happy place. The pain felt like a furnace was in my belly, the painkillers seemed like drops of water trying toContinue reading “Yellow Flower Mail”