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Werewolf Bar Mitzvah

Four pounds. GAINED. That is what you get when you deny me dairy, gluten, alcohol and sugar for 6 weeks. It’s official. God hates me. No one seems alarmed by this except me. I see myself investing in a lot … Continue reading

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Insomnia + Work = I’m Bad at Math

Well hello! I didn’t see you come in. Let me just wrap this up… Just kidding. I wasn’t doing anything. Before I get into the bits and bobs of endo that you’ve come to know and love, Marissa has finally … Continue reading

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Endometriosis wrap up – October

If I thought September was bad, I had no idea October was about to hand my ass to me, then slap me in the face to make sure I understood. This is the month shit got real. And by real, … Continue reading

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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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Post-operation news

Dr. Mangal walks into the exam room where my mom and I are sitting and just says, “Oh, Erin…Well, it wasn’t what we thought.” That is not what you want to hear from your surgeon. He sits down next to … Continue reading

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