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?
Talking through endometriosis, ulcerative colitis, hysterectomies and more Rachel Egan, I am so delighted to be interviewing you today as I think your story, while complicated, will resonate as a whole – or in parts – to a lot of people. To give people a background, I was admitted to the Vancouver General Hospital almost … Continue reading Leaning on your spoonie support system
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!
Lupron Therapy for Endometriosis I am utterly frustrated with myself because leading up to this blog article I have been able to convey information with an unbiased perspective, articulate both negative and positive outcomes of research, and have educated those who are less informed than I am. But this next article I have to write, … Continue reading I tried to be nice
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
Why we need to listen to our bowel symptomsSo many young women have approached me about endometriosis - and its related symptoms - to help determine if they have the disease. Because of their age, the vast majority have been told by their doctors that it is likely they have endometriosis but it has not … Continue reading Periods and Poop