Adenomyosis · Endometriosis · Tips

Internal Ultrasounds

The internal.  The dreaded internal ultrasound.  It comes as part of your gynaecology appointment as part of the assessment of your reproductive organs but is notoriously surrounded by horror stories, embarrassment and is often associated with pain. First things first, you don't actually have to consent to having one done.  And if you choose to go ahead, … Continue reading Internal Ultrasounds

Interstitial Cystitis · Tips

Travelling with A Grumpy Bladder (part of Interstitial Cystitis Awareness month)

Similarly to my most recent article on Chronic Pain Awareness month, Interstitial Cystitis Awareness month has its own photo challenge on social media.  Once again, it was created by a fellow spoonie, and it's a little bit different from some of the others I've participated in, as each day is simply a word.  This leaves… Continue reading Travelling with A Grumpy Bladder (part of Interstitial Cystitis Awareness month)

Life · Pain · Tips

How to Get People To Understand Your Symptoms (written in conjunction with Chronic Pain Awareness month)

If you've been following my Instagram account - @endobunny - then you have probably noticed that I am participating in the Chronic Pain Awareness Challenge.  As I've mentioned previously, September is Chronic Pain Awareness month, and one of my fellow chronic illness friends created a month-long challenge for anyone to take part in. Today, just… Continue reading How to Get People To Understand Your Symptoms (written in conjunction with Chronic Pain Awareness month)