What are your endometriosis symptoms like? 

There are days it feels like my ovaries and uterus have knives and are trying to make a break for the outside.

What was your journey to diagnosis like? 

My diagnosis is still ongoing after 5 years and has been exceptionally frustrating (especially during COVID). you are your own advocate, do not give up.

What has your experience with treatment for endometriosis been? 

Is a joke and Canada needs to wake up. The condescending meditation and breathing techniques only get this through so much pain.

How does endometriosis affect your day-to-day life? 

My life is significantly different since my symptoms began impacting me. Work is much harder, I am more fatigued and work out less. It is also agitating my spinal stenosis.

How does endometriosis affect your emotional well-being? 

There are days I want to give up…don’t. You are your biggest advocate – if you expect more, say it!