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Infertility: The Struggle is Part of the Story

Infertility: The Struggle is Part of the Story

INFERTILE. An adjective, one word & three syllables. That one word is a weapon. A word that haunts the trying to conceive community, a word that brings heartache to an entire family and a word that can be so emotionally devastating to women (and men). […]

Acupuncture: Not Just Needles

Acupuncture: Not Just Needles

Ever wonder about Acupuncture and how it might affect your Endo symptoms? I know I did, especially after hearing about other Endo Sisters seeking relief from these tiny needles and seeing great results. Well, I went straight to the source for you ladies and tried […]

Casey Berna’s ACOG’S Petition

Casey Berna’s ACOG’S Petition

With great pleasure I would like to present, or I guess you can say copy and paste Casey Berna’s petition to ACOG’s to improve healthcare for endometriosis.  Casey Berna is continuously hard at work to pave a new path for treatment amongst millions of women […]

“The Doctor Will See You Now”: An Endo Book Review

“The Doctor Will See You Now”: An Endo Book Review

To all my fellow endo warriors searching for the right words to explain to their loved ones about your experiences with endometriosis, I have found the resource for you! This book, The Doctor Will See You Now by Tamer Seckin, MD, is the PERFECT tool […]

World Congress on Endometriosis

World Congress on Endometriosis

Last week, from May 17 to May 20, the 13th World Congress on Endometriosis was taking place in Vancouver, Canada. I don’t know about you, but I find this to be extremely exciting. Despite the lack of public awareness in Endometriosis, there is still research […]

The Emotional Experience of Endo

The Emotional Experience of Endo

Chronic pain, in all its various forms, has been known to cause not only physically-debilitating symptoms, but also mentally-draining ones as well. Super lucky aren’t we? To have to manage BOTH kinds of symptoms. But, as Endo Sisters we are not alone. I, myself, have […]

Part 3: Endo & Exercise

Part 3: Endo & Exercise

Endo & Exercise “Go work out or do some exercises”, is the absolute last thing I wanted to hear. Family members or friends would suggest doing some stretches or yoga and if only they could hear what my mind was saying, “What are you, effin’ […]

Part 2: Symptom Management: Diet

Part 2: Symptom Management: Diet

Before we dive into the ins and outs of changing your diet it has to be said that, CHANGING YOUR DIET WILL NOT CURE OR TREAT ENDOMETRIOSIS. Diet changes have only been found to manage symptoms and decrease the amount of flare-ups a warrior may […]

Treatment: Part 1

Treatment: Part 1

Treatment: Part 1 Have a baby! OH, I know a better one…get a hysterectomy!  For fuck sake, these are not treatment methods, nor should they ever be suggested, but I am sure you have heard it before. If only there could be straight forward, written […]

What is Endometriosis?

What is Endometriosis?

The answer is not so simple. So let’s start with the short version… Endometriosis is a chronic disease where tissue resembling that of the lining of the uterus grows on other organs and areas in the body. This tissue will frequently become inflamed and cause […]