endometriosis journey

How I described pain as endometrial lesions spread throughout my body

I got up to pee in the middle of the night, the whole world dark around me. I sat there, relishing in the mere moment where my mind and body were disillusioned by the fact that I was half asleep and too withdrawn to feel the pain. But as my body started waking up I… Continue reading How I described pain as endometrial lesions spread throughout my body

endometriosis journey

The math doesn’t add up

I don't know if anyone reads blogs anymore; certainly with Instagram and Twitter taking the main stage for social media. But, to me this is the only place I can fully capture the emotions that I endure throughout these new stages of my journey. I'm struggling with the words though because things are not adding… Continue reading The math doesn’t add up

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Our voices are much stronger when we shout together

Lately I have been able to channel my energy into my passion - an organization I am developing here in Ottawa, Canada - that allows me to put my advocacy into real action. While still in the early stages, the organization will turn into a pain center devoted to women with unresolved chronic pain, and… Continue reading Our voices are much stronger when we shout together

endometriosis journey

Endometriosis versus Erectile Dysfunction – the numbers are staggering

A lot of my posts are drafted for days while I gather stats, and mull over the most politically correct way to convey information without sounding too bias or uninformed. But every once in a while I get the motivation to write something off the cuff; something that comes from my innermost emotions and bubbles… Continue reading Endometriosis versus Erectile Dysfunction – the numbers are staggering

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Pain Survey

Cramp My Style Blog is expanding. The new initiative is focused on neutralizing gender-biased outcomes in pain treatment. On the onset, the goal will be to understand the challenges presented to women (and transgender) when confronting their healthcare practitioners about pain. Once this initial information has been collected, the focus will be to lobby for,… Continue reading Pain Survey