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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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Ginsberg Follow Up

“But you don’t look sick.” It’s one of the most irritating things to say to someone dealing with a chronic illness. I only hear this on my good days – the few good days I have each month. When I … Continue reading

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Hangout Fest – Gulf Shores

Heard of Hangout? It’s a 3 day music festivus on the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. We’re going Thursday. Have a condo right on the beach. Holla! We leave Wednesday for New Orleans to spend the night with the lovely … 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 – December

After 7 weeks on the Loestrin and 4 weeks on Wellbutrin, I throw in the towel. Mathias had a last minute cancellation so I went in and told them it wasn’t working. They switched my birth control again to Minastrin, … 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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