Her Story

Alternative medicine

As someone who is suffering from chronic pain due to endometriosis and inflammatory bowel disease, I'm always looking for ways to relieve my body aches. I'll go over those ways in today's post. After months of getting zero relief from the suggested 1,000 mg of acetaminophen and 800 mg of ibuprofen, I decided to try … Continue reading Alternative medicine

Endometriosis is a full-body disease

In the months since my surgery, I've been "diagnosed" with two other chronic ailments. Adenomyosis, which I discussed in a previous post, and interstitial cystitis, a painful bladder condition that also increases my need to go number one. I use the quotes on diagnosed because both of these condition, much like endo, require some work … Continue reading Endometriosis is a full-body disease

Mirena IUD- Insertion

I was not expecting that level of pain. Having the Mirena inserted was like having a tiny troll with a sword stab my uterus repetitively then take his small fist and grab some uterine lining and pinch it with all his might multiple times. I cried. The four 200-mg Advil pills I took just 15 … Continue reading Mirena IUD- Insertion

I am #1In10

Resharing my post from instagram: Myshellie23 I am one in 10. Being a woman with endometriosis means I am always in pain. It means I push past the pain and go to work anyways. It means sitting at an office when I really just want to curl up into fetal position. It means smiling when … Continue reading I am #1In10