Why are insurance companies denying women with pelvic pain?

Along with abdominal pain, I have Pelvic Floor Dysfunction flares. They are what I call banana flares, because it knocks me off my feet (Ha! get it?). The one I had last Friday was a doozy but I am developing the strength to get through them without it becoming a catastrophe. I would normally have […]

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Living with no diagnosis.

In the last eight months I have seen 5 doctors, 2 PF physiotherapists, taken blood 4 times, peed in a cup in a cup 8 times, had 2 ultrasounds, 1 colonoscopy, 1 MRI and 1 trip to the ER and I still do not have a confirmed diagnosis of what is causing my pain. It […]

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The guilt that comes with an illness.

Today I had to cancel plans with a friend… for the fourth time in a row. She had a baby a few weeks ago and I haven’t been able to go see them due to my painful flares. This makes me feel like a terrible friend due to the guilt I hang on to since […]

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