Author Archives: erinparker75

Lupron: my nemesis

Life has not gotten better since surgery. In fact, it’s getting worse. It’s 4:30AM as I sit here editing this post, preparing to publish it. I’m still awake…like every night. The anxiety keeps my body agitated and steals my sleep. … Continue reading

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Recovery….sounds like a typical bastard

Recovery blows. Like, for real. I’ve been in some foul moods. I mistakenly thought this would be the last step in my journey. I think most people thought that. I realize now it isn’t. It isn’t the beginning, or the … Continue reading

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Putting the ME in EndoMEtriosis-Part 1

I was really touched when I asked myself to be a guest writer on Erin’s blog to talk about her surgery.  I know that this Endo journey has been a really personal one for her and I was really excited … Continue reading

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Laparotomy Prep

Well, we’re finally here folks. Tomorrow is the big day, so this will be my last post for a bit while I focus on recovery. I can’t believe I have already spent half of 2014 focused entirely on this endo, … Continue reading

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Point/Counterpoint with Marissa and Erin

gchat today: Marissa:  Can you have fruit after your surgery?  I’m looking at recipes that I want to make. Or does it anger the ENDO? Me:  as long as it comes with a side of meat Marissa: RAARRRRRRGGGHHHHHH Mmm…Meat sticks. Me:  seriously though. i … Continue reading

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Insomnia cur…zzzzzzz…

I’m going to be bold for a minute, and state that I may be pulling out of my insomniac stage. I’m afraid to utter these words, lest that elusive thing called Sleep decides to leave me again, but considering I … Continue reading

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Congratulations! You Get Diabetes

This post is very medical and very long, so it might be boring for those of you not in the medical field. Just an FYI. I’d like to add a new doctor to my team: Dr. Mathias, my gastroenterologist. He … Continue reading

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