I was 16 years old when I was first officially diagnosed with Endometriosis. In 2003, at age 13, I got my very first period. That is when the pain started. It was absolutely unbearable! The cramps I had literally made me vomit everyday for the 5 days my period lasted. Being thirteen my mom thought […]
I had just moved to Indiana with my then husband…it was August 2005 and I was 26. I was late, so upon taking a pregnancy test, realized I was pregnant. This definitely wasn’t planned, as we had already had 2 boys ages 4 and 2. Things seemed normal…then tremendous cramps started. I was extremely tired, […]
Read through Heather’s battle with endometriosis. Starting from when she was a teenager clear up through present day.
I was 16 years old when the pain started taking over my life with over whelming force. The pain in my stomach was so intense, there just aren’t any words to describe it. My menstrual cycle at the time was really irregular, so starts my first misdiagnosis of PMS and menstrual cramps. I was floored, […]
I got my first period when I was 13 years old, my family and I had just boarded a cruise ship that was getting ready to depart from FL. My mom went to the gift shop to buy feminine products and I remember being mortified. For the first few months my periods weren’t that bad, […]
Lysha bares all in this endometriosis battle story, including struggles with infertility and adoption. Read, share, and consider sharing your endo story.
From day one, I had the worst periods. Then, I think I was 18 years old when I experienced my first real tragic symptom. A miscarriage. Of course, I didn’t know it at the time because I was so young and had never heard of endometriosis, yet alone that endometriosis could be a cause of […]
Statistically speaking, every 1 in 10 women suffer from endometriosis. With numbers like that, you’d think more would be known about the disease. Yeah, I kinda thought that too. My name is Angelica Carson Bobbitt and my endo battle story starts in October 2011, when I was just 20 years old.
Around 176 million women worldwide suffer from Endometriosis, 85 million in North America alone….. yet when I was diagnosed in 2009 at only 20 years old I had no clue what it was or what I would be battling for the rest of my life. My name is Roxanne and my story starts in […]