No pain and no gain

I’m glad to report that I’m getting better at managing my endometriosis. I’ve learnt about my triggers, which foods to avoid at which times of day and remedies that help when symptoms do flare up. I’m trying to rely less on painkillers but I know I always have access to them if I need them.…

What is endometriosis?

That was my first question when the consultant came to talk in the hospital last Friday. She was kind, knowledgable and incredibly friendly, but I was still struggling to fully understand what she was saying, although that might have been something to do with being drugged up on painkillers.  I’ve been having pains around and…

Be your own bloom

“A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” This is one of those IG quotes that makes the rounds on many health and wellness pages. And it bugs me. It makes me think of David Attenborough documentaries where tropical plants claw their way to the top of…