Part 4

Part 4

My postoperative journey was an up/down experience. I mean, I did have a major surgery, so learning to give yourself grace was something I began to do over these weeks of my recovery. My pain tolerance is super high, therefore postoperative pain was not horrible for...
Part 3

Part 3

At age 35 I moved back home to Philadelphia to be around my Dad as he had cancer and it was progressing. I sought out an endometriosis specialist on my own at this point and found one in the city of Philadelphia. I was never recommended to an endometriosis specialist...
Part 2

Part 2

Like almost every woman I know, my experience with birth control has involved several treatments and even more ups and downs. The term itself encompasses so many different things: different medications, different side effects, different reasons for taking it...
My Journey living my life with Endometriosis.

My Journey living my life with Endometriosis.

Part 1 I got my period when I was 14 in 8th grade. I remember the day specifically, I was in horrendous pain, doubled over on my Aunt Jackie’s couch. I was spending the weekend at my Uncle Mike’s in Reading, PA and luckily my Aunt Jackie was home at the time when it...