Why? I take another pill to numb the pain, to help me sleep, to help mask the emptiness. No longer do I even know for which I am searching – I have given up entirely. My passion for everything has disappeared. My joy is gone. My world and life feels as though I am stuck […]
Life is fickle. You never know what each day is going to bring. Some days are filled with tons of hope and happiness for the future. While others, you wake up knowing the day will be off and wish you could crawl back under the covers. The problem is that you do not know what the […]
The other day I was told about about someone’s friend who tried a new type of treatment and was cured of endometriosis! This person meant well, of course. Yet, I wanted to throw my computer off my desk or scream through my screen THERE IS NO CURE FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS!
This month marks nine months of continuous pain. Nine months of eating ibuprofen like tic tacs. Nine months of sleeping with a heating pad wrapped around me despite the sweltering heat. Nine months of seeking any form of relief. If you have been following along this journey with me over the last few months, you […]
Being a part of the endometriosis community, you hear a lot of stories of women receiving unpleasant diagnoses. Several have discussed depression and mental health concerns, but no one really digs in deep because it’s such a taboo subject. I’ve read plenty of stories of newly diagnosed women, added my “I’m so sorry to hear” […]
Mental health is one of the most difficult topics to bring up with others, apart from sex. No one wants to admit aloud that he or she is suffering from depression or anxiety because in our society it is still perceived as a weakness to some extent. Although there have been numerous studies that a […]
The world is a mystical place. It is full of unexpected adventures and misfortunes that one would never expect at the beginning of her journey. At the start of mine, I was young, naive and easily manipulated by anyone who showed any potential to take me away from my small isolated bubble of an existence. […]
Over the last ten years I have scoured the internet for many quick solutions for relief from my endometriosis symptoms, and have found, unfortunately, there are no “quick fixes.” Nonetheless, I have found many natural remedies for my endometriosis symptoms that have provided temporary relief from the pain or discomfort. Below are several of the natural remedies I have discovered.
A few months ago, I was contemplating how I would continue life in a new identity as a pain-free person. I thought my surgery in January would be a miracle and cure every ailment I have and I would wake up a new woman!
Chronic pain consumes you, as someone who’s suffered with endometriosis pain for over a decade, I feel like an expert on the subject. It overtakes every aspect of your life and does not let up until you are gasping for your last breathe, ready to surrender. My on-going battle with chronic pain probably started earlier […]