Endometriosis · Guest Writers

GUEST WRITER: My Relationship with Endometriosis – I Had a Hysterectomy at 32

This article was written by the wonderful Lo-Arna. My feelings toward Endometriosis change all the time, but lately I’m on a positivity kick, even though I am currently the most ill I have ever been. I’ve decided to focus on the good it’s brought me. I actually wouldn’t be who I am today without it.… Continue reading GUEST WRITER: My Relationship with Endometriosis – I Had a Hysterectomy at 32

Endometriosis · Surgery

Things No One Tells You About Recovery

I'm just over 1 week post-op from an emergency operation that whilst it wasn't specifically for my Endometriosis, it was a similar style of surgery.  And things really suck. The vast majority of people with Endometriosis will have undergone at least one operation in their life-time, so will have experienced similar to me (of course,… Continue reading Things No One Tells You About Recovery

Life · Surgery

UPDATE

Good evening readers and followers! Just a teeny tiny post to let you know I am recovering from emergency surgery so will be back to my writing as soon as possible. You can follow my recent hospital stay and surgery on my Instagram - @endobunny

Mental Health · Social

WEEKEND WRITE: Why It’s Important to Sometimes Force Yourself to Do Things

Ever been in a situation where you really want to do something but at the same time you'd rather not?  Or make plans for something that you were really up for but when the times come you've lost interested?  Or made plans on the basis of being perfectly fine, only to feel different on the… Continue reading WEEKEND WRITE: Why It’s Important to Sometimes Force Yourself to Do Things

Interstitial Cystitis · Lists

20 Things Not to Say to Someone with Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome

The final article in this series of lists looks at the things people tend to say inappropriately when people reveal they've got the bladder condition Interstitial Cystitis.  For more information about that disease, click this link. If you've made your way through all 5 of these articles, then not only am I super pleased but… Continue reading 20 Things Not to Say to Someone with Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome

Lists · M.E./CFS

20 Things Not to Say to People with M.E./CFS

M.E./CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - see here ) already has a lot of stigma and judgement surrounding it, so it's no wonder people often make comments or suggestions that make us want to pull our hair out.  And they are probably things you've heard over and over again, and still no one seems to get it.… Continue reading 20 Things Not to Say to People with M.E./CFS

Health · Lists · Pain

20 Things Not to Say to People With Chronic Pain

You're in for a treat this Saturday - this is second installment in a series that list the things (often inappropriate, always frustrating!) people say to those with chronic illnesses.  This one is focusing on chronic pain, and all those sayings that get right under our skin! So get yourself comfy and prepare a good… Continue reading 20 Things Not to Say to People With Chronic Pain