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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