Author Archives: erinparker75

Endometriosis (because I can’t think of a good title)

Well hello little ones. Update time. I saw Dr. Mathias 3 weeks ago, and crawled into his office weary and pessimistic, anticipating more dead ends. We addressed the nausea and anxiety and myriad other symptoms which all led back to … Continue reading

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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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