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10 Endometriosis Facts That Sufferers Want You To Know About

Before I begin I want to say that I am not an endometriosis sufferer. I am, however, directly affected by this disease because my sister was diagnosed with it 4 years ago. I have witnessed the condition taking its effect on her body over the years. I have seen her in pain and discomfort. I have supported her through 5 operations and seen it take so much from her but then watched as she has battled back… more so in the last year.

The disease itself is a frustrating one. Continue reading “10 Endometriosis Facts That Sufferers Want You To Know About”

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This week’s story comes from Jen McGrath who battles an invisible illness every day but that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her passion for pole fitness. Continue reading “Inspirational Stories Week Three: Jen McGrath- Pole Fitness Instructor”

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Endometriosis: Looking in from the Outside

When my sister began to have abdominal pain four years ago my immediate thoughts were actually the same as the doctors in a+e; possible urine infection, miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, kidney stones, appendicitis amongst a few others. After ruling out all on the first list she was eventually (finally – it takes a while) left with a diagnosis Continue reading “Endometriosis: Looking in from the Outside”

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