Endometriosis

Bikram, I’ve missed you!

Bikram, I’ve missed you!

Today Hollie and I finally kept our yoga appointment. After almost 11 days of my ‘cycle’ I was desperate to get some action of any kind. Armed with my brand new yoga mat (the cats aren’t getting to THIS one!), and my trusty Hydro Flask, I was ready! Got there 20min early and signed up(…)

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Reiki: First Visit

Reiki: First Visit

Saw Jesalyn. WOW! My pain is GONE! (I know the effects won’t be permanent, but still) Our sessions will consist of a mixture of Reiki and regular therapy. Why the therapy you ask? The theory is that the pains in our bodies are all derived from issues with the mind. If we can discover what(…)

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Endometriosis: Symptoms Continue

Endometriosis: Symptoms Continue

Missed work today. Today is day 10 or 11 of my cycle. I’ve forgotten honestly. So much pain, and so much blood. This is after taking contraceptive pills to skip my cycle!! It didn’t work at all. No difference what so ever. Urgent Care said I should come in, but I just went to bed.(…)

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Endometriosis: Ultrasound Results

Results were normal. Okay, now what? Apparently, nothing. Doctors are avoiding surgery at all costs, so now I act ‘normal’ for 3months and see what happens. "It is reassuring that the results were normal; I would not change the current plan, continue with the continuous birth control regimen, keep a pain diary, and reassess after(…)

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Endometriosis: Ultrasound

Went in for the ultrasound. It was awful. You have to chug 24oz of water 1.5hrs before hand and hold it till they say you can use the restroom. The tech was a super nice lady. She laughed about how my legs were too long for the table. I had to hold them in place(…)

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Endometriosis: OBGYN Visit

Super Bowl sucked. I was in pain all day. I was still bleeding from our "love connection" four days later, so I panicked and asked for a sooner appointment. Of course, none were available. Funny little Asian male doctor (of course the universe would give me a male doctor for womanly issues). Upon primary inspection,(…)

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Endometriosis

Endometriosis

Saw the doc today. Pain is getting bad again. Concern that cycle is lasting too long as well. (boyfriend, like me, is also getting sad about length of time I’m on the bench each month) Friends and Doc agree that I might have “Endometriosis.” Doc referred me to OBGYN for further inspection. to be continued….(…)

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