Chronic Illness & Endometriosis Health

9 More Natural Remedies for Relief of Endometriosis Symptoms

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.

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Chronic Illness & Endometriosis Health

Endometriosis is Chronically Screwing with My Marriage

Having endometriosis or any chronic illness presents a lot of interesting challenges to any relationship, but now that I am married I feel the pressure ten-fold! Since the first moments my husband and I started dating, he knew that our relationship would be a challenge. There was one outing that I think will forever define how our relationship is different than others – the Kennywood trip.

Chronic Illness & Endometriosis Health

The Progressive Invader: Why Surgery is Necessary for Endometriosis Treatment

Every person suffering from chronic pain dislikes being asked “Are you feeling better?” or any variation of that question, because we know what the person asking does not understand: chronic means that it is not going away. There will be days that are better than others, and I do find solace in those days or even moments, for there will be days when the pain, nauseous or any other symptom may be too much to handle that day. For now, I find comfort in knowing God will not give me anything I cannot handle, and reminding myself to count my blessings.

Chronic Illness & Endometriosis Health

Time is Cruel

But when you go from an active, straight-A teenager involved in community theater, high school drama club, color guard (aka flag twirler), after school job, and hanging out with friends, to all of a sudden not being able to do anything but lay in bed with a heating pad turned ALL the way up, eating pain medication, and missing school regularly… well, it really is like your old life has to be left behind and buried, while you learn to adapt to your new reality.