#31 Days Of Endo ~ Trish Barasa (Part 1)

Day 7 🙂 Oh, that our voices will be heard. We hope that policymakers, health care providers and the society at large will hear our cry and help us. Endometriosis is real! It is as real as the air that we breathe. Trish Barasa gives us a glimpse of her life as an Endowarrior. TheContinue reading “#31 Days Of Endo ~ Trish Barasa (Part 1)”

Tattletale

My body is not very good at keeping secrets. I had a conversation with a friend recently about water consumption. She said that she doesn’t drink water everyday yet her skin is so smooth and supple. I was astonished. If I don’t drink at least two liters of water everyday you will see it onContinue reading “Tattletale”

The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi – Part 2

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 IndiaContinue reading “The Kenyan Endo Story: Rachel Shivachi – Part 2”

The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: The Game-Changer: The Day I Couldn’t Walk Anymore

Dear Diary, By the time I was 17 years old, I was pretty much used to painful and dramatic periods. I had somewhat accepted it as my lot. What else could I do? In those days I seldom heard of anyone going to hospital for painful periods. We resulted to be being amateur pharmacists. InContinue reading “The Diary Of A Kenyan Endo Warrior: The Game-Changer: The Day I Couldn’t Walk Anymore”