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“Okay, I’m leaving,” I am standing at the door, hand on the knob ready to talk out the door.

“What’s wrong?” my mom asks. She’s standing half a floor up, in the dining room. 222 more words


Endometriosis and the dreaded 'belly'

Endometriosis has a host of wonderful symptoms, and one of the most disheartening for a young girls self esteem has got to be ‘endo belly’ as us girls in the endometriosis community have dubbed it. 426 more words

The Stories We Don't Want to Hear

It seems an obvious statement that some stories are more easily heard and enjoyed than others. Many are pulled in by action and adventure, mystery and suspense. 873 more words

Chronic Pain

Colin The Catheter

These past several days have been really bad for me, I have had a really bad flare up with my endometriosis. When I am having really bad pain days with that my Fowlers syndrome seems to be at its worst, this syndrome causes urinary retention, for me that means that most of the time my bladder holds to much urine after I wee which causes infections, meaning I have to put in a catheter to drain the excess urine, then pop it back out. 531 more words

Just Another Manic Monday...but I Don't Wish It Were Sunday!

I am really getting tired of my body having such an acute insight to when the weekend is approaching; lately, it completely shuts down and ruins any plans I may have made for the weekend. 348 more words


Physical Therapy can Relieve Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Physical therapy can help relieve the pain and stiffness associated with many conditions, including fibromyalgia, according to the American Physical Therapy Association. With time a physical therapist can improve your range of motion and help you build up your strength… 447 more words

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This too shall pass

This too shall pass


I have been repeating this quote over and over in my head since February when my health first started to decline. Its the one thing that has kept me going through a year which I can honestly say is the toughest one I have faced. 2,005 more words