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The worst part is grieving your past self. Not knowing if you’ll ever be the person you once were. Not knowing who you are now. It’s hard. It affects your sleep. It affects your relationships. It affects your sexual health and activities. It affects your...

Over the past 7 years, I’ve seen over 20 different doctors and specialists and no one was ever able to properly diagnose or treat me. Myself and my family have spent tens of thousands of dollars in alternative treatments to try and get me well....

L'endométriose n'est pas un manque volontaire de joie de vivre mais bien un mal incontrôlable, une façon de vivre imposée qui ne fait pas le bonheur. ...

When you go to emerg due to the excruciating pain & they send you home it is so discouraging that it causes some depression. ...

Identifying the likely cause of my pain meant that I could speak about my health journey with others more, which has led to further support....

The doctor performed a pelvic ultrasound and saw the endometriosis right away ...

Être kaput 5 jours exigent de l’organisation. Je suis chanceuse d’avoir un conjoint qui peut palier à mon salaire, parce que je manque le travail à chaque mois pour cause de trop de douleur....

L’incompréhension et se faire dire: «Je vois que tu as mal, mais je ne vois rien donc je ne peux pas rien faire ». Croire qu’on est devenu folle et que dans le fond, c’est dans notre tête. Devenir solitaire, renfermée et incapable d’avoir des...

Living in chronic pain and not being able to parent, socialize, work, or take care of myself at times has been extremely difficult. Some days I thought my husband and son would be better off without me and I was an extreme burden on both...

I ended up over time changing my job to something more sedentary to avoid missing work. I used to work as an RN in hospitals, and eventually moved into occupational health nursing, and my role in this type of nursing allowed me to work from...

Narcotics are all that worked for me and I had zero issues with substance abuse with how I took the medication. Even though I was careful I was treated as if I was seeking drugs for recreation, which has caused a massive distrust in our...

Endometriosis takes everything away from you: your job, your friends, your spouse, your ability to think clearly, because the pain is too intense....