endometriosis journey · Ulcerative Colitis Journey

Exhausted: Mentally but not physically

Mental exhaustion from endometrial excision surgery I havent been online in almost a month now, and for anyone who is keeping up with my journey I owe you a big update. 4 weeks ago I had an excision surgery to remove (not cauterize) endometrial lesions from anywhere they could find it. The surgery was very… Continue reading Exhausted: Mentally but not physically

endometriosis journey · Ulcerative Colitis Journey

The Tango Between Two Diseases

Symptoms from Endometriosis and Ulcerative Colitis I feel like my endo and my UC have been doing the tango, competing for first prize. On days when my UCĀ  tends to be on the quiet side, my endo craves to steal the scene and do a few painful twirls on my diaphragm. Then they swap back… Continue reading The Tango Between Two Diseases

Ulcerative Colitis Journey

Alcohol and Inflammation: One Size Fits All?

How alcohol effects my Ulcerative Colitis Pre-emptive to my trip down south next week I thought I would write about my adventures with alcohol since my UC diagnosis. I begin this by saying alcohol and endometriosis are ALSO not friends so I am not exactly being smart by having alcohol in the first place. But,… Continue reading Alcohol and Inflammation: One Size Fits All?

Ulcerative Colitis Journey

Its just the beginning but it feels like the end

Emotionally Coping with Both Endometriosis and Ulcerative Colitis One of the most frustrating things about this journey is I must have had Ulcerative Colitis for years without realising it - or calling it Endometriosis - but now that its here, its like it wont go away. And I keep telling myself that I cant give… Continue reading Its just the beginning but it feels like the end

L & D · Recipes

Zucchini Lasagna with cheese (Endo/UC)

I have tried eggplant lasagna but wanted to try something new. Instead I worked my way up to zucchini lasagna. If you have ever made traditional lasagna before this is quite similar with the exception of zucchini slices to substitute pasta. Ingredients: 1 can tomato sauce or homemade sauce of your choice5-6 zucchini1 cup cottage… Continue reading Zucchini Lasagna with cheese (Endo/UC)