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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 – September

This disease is complicated, delicate, fickle and endless. I haven’t posted for months because things got really dark for a while. But hmmm. How do I fill you in? Let’s do a 4 month wrap up, rap rap rap up! … 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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Rectum Redemption

Today was a good day: I went to the Chocolate Bar and I had a finger in my bum. It’s the post everyone has been waiting for….just HOW does rectum play into endometriosis?? Well you’re about to learn it all, … 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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Emergency room: check

The day after surgery my mom and I spend 6 hours in the ER because I was afraid I had an infection. It was a very painful day of IVs, CT scans, diagnostic tests, more blood work (naturally) and another … Continue reading

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Eliciting Endo Emotions (alliteration fun)

I had a full on break down a couple of weeks ago. I was in bed at the end of the day, writing in my journal, when I was overcome with a deluge of emotions that I had kept buried … Continue reading

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