My Pelvic Pain Story
One year after my Endometriosis Diagnosis
My name is Michelle and this is my pelvic pain story. It is Pelvic Pain Awareness month so I thought I would dive a bit deeper, get vulnerable and open up in a blog post about my long journey with pelvic pain. I haven’t been as vulnerable with you all as I should due to […]
Becoming Your Own Medical Advocate
One year ago my life changed after my Endometriosis Diagnosis. One year ago today, at 29 years old, I was officially diagnosed with Endometriosis and had excision surgery by an Endometriosis Specialist. I am one of 176 million women worldwide who live with this chronic pain condition.
Becoming your own medical advocate is incredibly important. Especially if your healthcare system is working against you. When I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome last year, I expected there to be a standard treatment plan set for me, given to me by my urologist. Instead, I was sent on my way with little […]