With so many things happening to my body at once, I spend a great deal of time discerning between endometriosis pain, ulcerative colitis pain, anxiety, stress and just an off day. I run out of spoons a lot, and I am starting to look at my body with disdain - something I don't even want … Continue reading Listening to my body – Part 1
How do we get around the redundancy of the current triaging system?In the last 12 months alone I have amassed quite a thick file of medical records; from scans to diagnoses and undefined medical revelations. Add that to the 20 previous years of fruitless ultrasounds for burst cysts, a gallbladder removal, and many many tests … Continue reading My medical records could be a best-seller
To all those out there who are listening for a second there are a few reminders I need to tell you; While this holiday you want me to join you in the adventures, to be honest, I'll only be able to endure a few. I wake up in the morning feeling pretty achy and … Continue reading A spoonie Holiday Poem
Do you know someone with an autoimmune disease? Are you unsure what to get them for the holidays? Many of us autoimmune sufferers chat on social media almost every day about things that have worked for us - either therapeutically or mentally. Sometimes its as easy as a smell or a feeling. To help you … Continue reading An Autoimmune Gift List
What I want to say to all the future women I have always been a big believer that everything happens for a reason. Even now, as I decide which pain medication to use for the degree of suffering I'm in, I still feel as though my grander purpose in life is to educate other women … Continue reading Everything happens for a reason, right?
Alright everyone, you gotta hear me out about this Keto Coffee.... My friend KRISTI is looking for 5 models to try the KETO COFFEE It’s non GMO and all you would have to do is substitute it for your morning coffee for 90 days! This coffee burns fat, fuels your brain so you can focus … Continue reading Keto Coffee – Promotion on now!
I recently connected with Danielle, founder and owner of Danielle Joy Designs. I was randomly searching for endometriosis-related merch on Etsy the other day and stumbled upon bracelets that called out to me. They were bold and feminine at the same time, and I was quick to order one for myself. But as I started looking … Continue reading Danielle Joy Designs
I am so honored to be awarded the Versatile Blogger Award; you can find more information here: https://versatilebloggeraward.wordpress.com/ I graciously thank http://www.endotough.com/ for presenting this award to me. As a 'pay it forward' I nominate the following blogs for the Versatile Blog Award: https://endohope.org/ The Medium @ Rachel Langer http://www.jessicamurnane.com/ http://www.stillsunflowers.com/ https://bloominuterus.com/ https://www.emlwy.com/ https://lessthanbutterflies.wordpress.com/ http://girlinhealing.com/ https://www.gutlessandglamorous.org/ http://www.aliontherunblog.com/ … Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award
Skipping Menstrual Periods Because of Endometrial Pain Has anyone else tried to explain to the world that pain meds (narcotics) actually cause you more pain? I have a strong understanding of medications and the mechanisms by which they take action, but I cant seem to wrap my head around this one. When I had my … Continue reading Skipping my periods… the journey continued
I finally saw a specialist this week who was able to semi-confirm I have endo on my diaphragm, hip, and deep within my abdomen. They kept using the term 'rare'. "your pain path is very rare", "the location of your endo is very rare".... and I just started to feel a little bit... helpless. When … Continue reading The Endometriosis Coalition