Thank you to CCRM Fertility for sponsoring this post. The day I got my Endometriosis diagnosis was also the day I was told that if I wanted kids, I needed to have them ASAP. I was 23 years old. I had just had my first ever laparoscopy after dealing with years and years of unexplained pain with hopes that the doctors would finally be able to solve the puzzle, and would finally be able to figure me out. We started trying for kids right away, started getting things in order to start ... Read More about Endometriosis, Fertility, and CCRM Fertility
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Keep scrolling to read 5 Tips for Staying Positive with Endometriosis, and check out our other Endo posts here. Hi, friends! Living with a chronic illness is flat-out hard. Most days it's a struggle to just get out of bed and get my day going - and I know I'm not alone in this. Sometimes, it can be hard to find the light when you're trapped in a body with such a painful illness - so I wanted to share some tips on how I stay positive on the hardest days. 5 Tips for Staying Positive ... Read More about 5 Tips for Staying Positive with Endometriosis
[The Hardest Part About Having Endometriosis is.. one woman's endo journey.] The Hardest Part About Having Endometriosis is feeling like everyone else thinks you're making it all up. getting woken up out of deep sleep in incredible pain. having to cancel plans at the last minute because you can't fathom how you're going to get out of bed. feeling nauseous all of the time because nausea is the body's reaction to severe abdominal pain. having scars and ... Read More about The Hardest Part About Having Endometriosis is..
Don't apologize for being sick. This is not a choice for you, it's a chronic illness. Chronic meaning - never-ending. Canceling Plans: I'm so tired of feeling bad for canceling plans because of my pain. On top of the terrible Endometriosis pain that literally makes you feel like your entire abdomen is caving in on itself like a dying star - THEN you have this layer of guilt for making a choice that was honestly the best thing for you and for your health. scenarios: Hell no I can't take a ... Read More about Endometriosis Sisters: Don’t Apologize for Being Sick
To read more of our Endometriosis series head here. Keep scrolling to read more about Endometriosis and Depression. Endometriosis and Depression The past few months have been difficult. I lost two grandparents, was having bouts of incredible pain due to my Endometriosis, and a dark cloud of depression set in as I've never experienced before. I've been meaning to hop on here and update you all, but as I mentioned above - it's been a very difficult time. Losing my grandmother ... Read More about Endometriosis and Depression: Why I Chose to Seek Therapy