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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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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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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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Surgery Numero Uno

I had to have an IVP done on my kidneys a week before surgery. This is what I had to drink to clean out my bowels 24 hours before. I do not recommend. They make it flavored to trick you … Continue reading

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It’s an Endo Party, and all of my organs are invited

Endometriosis is a chronic disease. So, this puppy is sticking it out until the end (my death). You can read the scientific definition of it here, or read my quick one below: Endometrium is what lines the inside of the … Continue reading

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Erin, Endometriosis. Endometriosis, Erin.

We are about to be well acquainted. In February, my last round of blood tests had come back saying that my hormones were normal but I was low on Vitamin D. The doctor told me to take 10,000 IUs of … Continue reading

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