Tag Archives: Endometriosis

EndoWhat? Review

I’ve received multiple Facebook messages as to my opinion of this film, so I’ve decided to pen my thoughts. If my inbox is any indication, I’m apparently far from alone in my feelings. I’m fairly certain my review will ruffle … Continue reading

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Successful Excision From A Patient’s POV

I want to talk about the definition of successful expert excision from a patient perspective. If you’re like me, you’ve read the literature from the MD/CRNP angle but what does that translate to for the average woman who is in … Continue reading

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Expert Excision Changes Lives – Officially 6 YEARS endometriosis free!

Today, 6/24/2016 is the 6th anniversary of my excision surgery with an expert. I’ve been free from endometriosis and its symptoms for 6 YEARS. Just typing out that sentence is enough to make me cry tears of joy. Now, it … Continue reading

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So What IS Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction?

According to Jennifer B. Hunt, PT from Provenance Rehabilitation in Alpharetta, GA – “The “pelvic floor muscles” are a group of muscles that are arranged within the pelvis like a sling or hammock, connecting the front, back, and sides of … Continue reading

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It’s My 1st Hysterversary! My Life One Year Post Adenomyosis!

It’s My 1st Hysterversary + a Health Update! <  You can read my full story and watch my video montage here – https://ducksinarow55.wordpress.com/2015/06/16/my-journey-with-endometriosis-adenomyosis/  > To quickly summarize – In 2009, I began to have debilitating symptoms of endometriosis. My local … Continue reading

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Endometriosis morbidity: can it be prevented with early diagnosis and complete excision?

“All the teenagers received “complete excision” (defined as above) by an expert and experienced surgeon. They were followed for up to 5 years, the mean interval being 2 years. Overall the pain scores and quality of life (perhaps more importantly) … Continue reading

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Understanding Endometriosis 

‘A Challenging Conundrum: abdominal or pelvic pain? Infertility? Painful sex? “IBS” and bowel-related symptoms? Bladder pain? Lower back or leg pain? Bloating? Fatigue? Debilitating periods? Endometriosis could be at the root of these symptoms – and many others. Despite being … Continue reading

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