Hysterectomy is not a cure for Endometriosis yet so many women are led to believe that it is. Unfortunately media and many medical practitioners still believe this outdated theory (along with many other myths).
Ever wondered what is is like to live a day in the life of a chronic pain sufferer? Here's a 24 hour snap shot of what a bad day looked like for Endometriosis and chronic back pain sufferer and Whoa Mumma creator, Teena Hantke.
This post originally appeared on http://www.survivestrivethrive.com Is creativity as important to your health as a balanced diet & regular exercise? Only a few short decades ago, most people would have scoffed at a link between creativity & health. Today, it is widely accepted that the arts & more importantly, being creative can improve your health. …
People often ask me how I remain so positive and don’t let my illnesses and pain get to me, the answer is of course some days it does get to me, some days I do feel like my issues have bested me, but those days are in the minority, the most part I am strong, I fiercely fight against the pain and try to live a happy and full life.
This art made me feel, not just a happy or sad kind of reaction but in a deeply connected way that I have only ever experienced once before.
The roadmap to parenthood is different for everyone but I am pretty sure most women would assume things happen in the natural way for them regardless of relationship status. But for many women the natural way is no longer an option when you have a disease that affects fertility. For me that disease was twofold, one was Endometriosis and the other Adenomyosis.
Video diary of major surgery for Endometriosis and Adenomyosis
Today was a bad day, one of those days that creeps up and hits you and everything sucks. Everything is harder than it should be and emotionally I was tapped out. I braved school pick up and tried to keep my composure until are friend asked if I was ok, I wasn’t. I burst into …