My Endo Diary Part Five: Recovery and Revelations

A few days after surgery I read through my discharge notes. I had given them to my boyfriend after we left the hospital and forgotten about all about them. The first few days I was too overwhelmed to think about anything other than managing the pain and trying to rest. I was already finding it hard to comprehend my diagnosis…
View Post
Share:

My Endo Diary Part 4: Going under the knife

On the morning of 11th of August 2016, my boyfriend dropped me to my local hospital for 7:45am. It was finally the day where I would have my diagnostic laparoscopy and finally get some answers. I was told on arrival that because I was having the procedure in the women’s gynaecology ward I had to go in alone. I wasn’t…
View Post
Share:

My Endo Diary Part 3 – Big Decisions

  Hindsight is a beautiful thing. Looking back now, I can see I was absolutely doing the right thing by listening to my body. But at the time, I felt like giving up. Although I felt I had made some small some break throughs, I was always expecting the next doctor to fob me off again. There were so many…
View Post
Share:

My Endo Diary Part 2: Am I a Hypochondriac?

Maybe my pain wasn’t normal.. If there was a potential cause for my pain, then maybe there was a treatment. That was what spurred me on to keep questioning the pain that I had accepted for so long. I have had many instances where my period pain has rooted me to the spot. I remember one Saturday in my late…
View Post
Share:

My Endo Diary Part 1: Lets talk Periods

I want to share my journey to diagnosis from the beginning, so I’m going way back to 2005. It all began at 16, I was so envious of all my friends having their periods. I was the last one to get it and it felt like they were all in a secret club that I desperately wanted in on. Oh…
View Post
Share:

Never miss a post


Looking for Something?