Hope in A World Of Endo

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.

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 ~ 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”

#31 Days Of Endo ~ Amina Mohammed

Day 2 of the awareness month 🙂 I hope you are all keeping well. Our second Endo warrior is the graceful Amina Mohammed.  I met Amina for the first time late last year during a Yellow Endo Flower meet up. She is a sweet spirited fighter. My name is Amina, I am 27 years oldContinue reading “#31 Days Of Endo ~ Amina Mohammed”

Yellow Flower Network

Invisible illness can be lonely, confusing and consuming. There are many times you doubt yourself and the manifestation of the pain. Leaving your bed on somedays can feel like doing calculus, it has to be a calculated move. Some days the method makes sense and on other days, you don’t even know where to start.Continue reading “Yellow Flower Network”

6 Tips To Prepare For Surgery

The words, ‘we need to operate’ shook me in my boots. The next couple of days were a blur. I didn’t know what to expect so I didn’t really prepare myself psychologically or physically for that matter. I was told that it would be a day procedure, so I took a matatu to the hospitalContinue reading “6 Tips To Prepare For Surgery”