Endometriosis and chronic pain: is there a pill-free way to a better quality of life?

Ah, that old friend of mine. It’s with me when I’m feeling great, and when I’m feeling low. It’s with me when I’m at home, and when I’m at work; when I’m with friends and when I’m alone. It’s my constant companion. THE PAIN.  ENDO-PAIN. Let’s talk about endo-pain: the chronic pain associated with endometriosis. Because it just so happens […]

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Panic at the IVF clinic

“Oh no!” I’m bawling, “I sat by the fire for five minutes. I just didn’t think.” “You did what? I don’t understand. Calm down and tell me what happened.” “Bwaaaaaaaa, I sat bwa bwa bwa by the fire.” He’s looking at me puzzled. I’m now at a fully blown crying fit. You see, seven days ago, I had my embryo […]

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Endometriosis, dermoids, and evil twins

“Yes, here it is. Yes, it does look like a dermoid cyst.”

I emerge from behind the screen. I must be looking a bit worried, because she reassures me keenly that “they’re not that uncommon”, “it’s nothing to worry about really”, and I should “google it”.

Back home, I’m on my iPad googling.

“DERMOID”

Wikipedia – because let’s be properly scientific about this – informs me that a dermoid cyst is a teratoma of a cystic nature that contains an array of developmentally mature, solid tissues.

A solid cyst? Ok. Doesn’t sound that bad. It’s a what? A teratoma? I google that.

“TERATOMA”

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 61,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. Click here to see the complete report.

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  RECOMENDATION

Originally posted on SealTales:
I recommend to you all  a pretty cool blog from a good writer. The topic is Endometriosis! and this is her story and her way to help and spread Awareness! Her topics even though cover the thoughts of pretty much every Endometriosis suffer, including myself shows that we are not alone in our thoughts, nor are we alone in this fight. Below is a link to her blog where you will find many interesting  reads about  life with Endometriosis. https://survivingendometriosis.com/about/

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2014 in review

I’d like to wish a happy and pain-free  New Year 2015 to all my followers and readers. I’ve had such an overwhelming response to my blog with over 13,000 views although I only have been writing since mid-November. You’re all wonderful. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. Click here to see the complete report.

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