The following information has been provided by Mr William Dartey, consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecology surgeon. I am lucky enough to work with Mr Dartey, who not only plays a pivotal role in the diagnosis and management of Endometriosis with his patients, but has also helped me with my gynaecology care. For more information about Mr… Continue reading GUEST WRITER: The UK Management of Endometriosis: A Specialists Perspective
If you've been following @endobunny on Instagram, you will have seen me participate in two challenges for Endometriosis Awareness Month. The whole of March is dedicated to raising awareness for Endometriosis (and April is dedicated to Adenomyosis), and so many fellow Endo sufferers on social media were spreading awareness daily, created their own challenges or… Continue reading March was Endometriosis Awareness Month
For those of you who are regulars here at Endo Bunny, you've probably noticed the lack of posts over the last couple of months. I've spent some time in hospital, back and fourth to the hospital and catching several bugs and viruses along the way, and for those of you who follow Endo Bunny's Instagram… Continue reading AN EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT!
NSFW This article was written by my lovely friend Libby. SEX! It’s this magical, intimate experience where both parties involved experience pleasure! Right? WRONG! Sex can be the complete opposite for some people; bloody, painful, awkward, uncomfortable, scary and not very sexy at all. Painful sex can be caused by a lot of different conditions; EndometriosisPCOS (Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome)Sexually transmitted diseaseVaginismus (a condition that… Continue reading GUEST WRITER: Sex and Endometriosis – a Painful Problem.
I read somewhere that by the middle of January most people will have given up on their New Year's resolutions and gone back to pretty much all of their bad habits. This is due to people setting completely unrealistic goals, others not joining in as promised or simply not being bothered. But, when you're chronically… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions that are Achievable When You’re Chronically Ill
Ah the menstrual cycle, otherwise known as your period, Aunt Flo, "having the painters in" or whatever it is that you are comfortable with. The one thing that makes being a women much less enjoyable. Something that is full of unnecessary stigma, pain and awkwardness. But, having taken the time to learn more about it… Continue reading Understanding the Menstrual Cycle
It's almost the weekend readers! So here is an easy and (hopefully) interesting read for you about some strange and hilarious facts about chronic illness! A lot of chronic illnesses come with the symptom of fatigue, which is much more than "being tired". But if fatigue is not managed as much as possible, it can… Continue reading 10 Insane (But True!) Things About Chronic Illness
I'm totally honoured and flattered to announce that I have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! It's a wonderful way to have my blog recognised and to know that my words and writing are reaching people. What Is The Sunshine Blogger Award? Think of it like a peer-recognition system where fellow bloggers and writers… Continue reading I’ve Been Nominated!
Did you know that in the UK, it take an average of 7 years plus for a woman to be diagnosed with Endometriosis? Do you know why there is such a long delay? The answer lies with some pretty simple reasons - lack of understanding, poor perception of womens periods and health, and the fact… Continue reading My Journey Was Lucky
You can read my original article "The Problem with A&E" here. A&E: the initials stand for "accident and emergency". It is the place people go when they are injured, ill and need treatment quickly. Yesterday I was admitted to my local A&E department because my pain had rocketed to levels that I had never felt… Continue reading The Problem with A&E 2.0