One year after my Endometriosis Diagnosis
10 Things You Don’t Always See with Chronic Illness
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.
Stop Should-ing On Yourself
Chronic illness isn’t new to me. I grew up with an incredibly strong mother living with Lupus/Fibromyalgia/Arthritis. She even had both hips replaced at the same time! I know, what a badass right? One of the earliest memories I have, is trying to swing from my mom’s bed trapeze (the aid to help her sit […]
Sometimes, I think I shouldn’t find being sick so hard. I tell myself, to ‘get it together. You aren’t doing this alone. You have a great supportive boyfriend, family and friends (and now all of you online warriors! 👋🏻).’ But then my thoughts begin to spiral… ‘You don’t even have the responsibility of a child […]