Safari Yangu Na Endometriosis

Jina langu ni Esther Mbugua – Kimemia. Mimi ni mwandishi na mwanzilishi wa Yellow Endo Flower na The Yellow Flower Initiative. Mashirika haya mawili huelimisha na kuwawezesha wanawake, wasichana na wazazi wao juu ya afya ya hedhi. Kuligunduliwa kwamba nilikuwa na uugua ugonjwa wa Endometriosis nikiwa na miaka 19,hii ni baada ya kuteseka miaka sitaContinue reading “Safari Yangu Na Endometriosis”

Endo Story – Devon

When we share our stories, we empower and encourage other women. The pain is not all in your head, it is real. Endometriosis is real and you are not alone. Devon is an endo warrior who lives in Yorkshire, UK. She was 25 years old when she was diagnosed with Endometriosis, now a year laterContinue reading “Endo Story – Devon”

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”

Endo Prayer: When My Cycle is Erratic

Dear Lord, I can’t seem to understand my body. My period cycle is everything but predictable. My hormones are all over the place and this is affecting my life as a whole. I’m struggling with feelings of anger, and I feel like I am losing control over my emotions and my body as well. WhenContinue reading “Endo Prayer: When My Cycle is Erratic”

Why I Keep A Period Diary

Ever since I was a little girl , I always kept a diary. It was my outlet and a way of keeping a record of the little details of my life. ¬†Unfortunately, I was not very detailed about my periods and their patterns, so when I needed this information, it was nowhere to be found.Continue reading “Why I Keep A Period Diary”

My Period Is A Part Of My Life

After weeks of waiting and wondering how the first monthly sighting would be, my period finally came. They were not what I expected. On one hand I expected to feel different, I felt different in a gross kind of way, not a,’I am now a woman’ kind of way. On the other hand, I knewContinue reading “My Period Is A Part Of My Life”