What are your endometriosis symptoms like? 

chronic pain. heavy bleeding, brain fog, fatigue

What was your journey to diagnosis like? 

It took 10 years, I was misdiagnosed multiple times, my tests kept coming back normal but I was not getting pregnant this was a key indicator. The doctors were dismissive. I fought for my right to be heard that’s how I was diagnosed.

What has your experience with treatment for endometriosis been? 

Pills are temporary solutions

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

Have a plan and a team

How does endometriosis affect your emotional well-being? 

Get help join online support group, endo buddy, group cognitive behavioral therapy, therapists

How has endometriosis shaped turning points in your life up until now and looking toward the future? 

Give up control

How have you found hope and support in your endometriosis journey? 

A doctor that would not give up on me, sisters keepers, bible study group women who pray

What do you think healthcare for endometriosis in Canada should look like? 

Needs more than a chapter needs early diagnosis

What do you think it is important for people to know about the experience of having endometriosis in Canada? 

That across the provinces we are not alone we are stronger together