Endometriosis awareness Month 2018: My Endometriosis Story

It is endometriosis awareness month. And because it is endometriosis awareness month, I thought it was the perfect time for me to put on my big girl pants, be brave, share my endometriosis story. I started my periods when I was 11, and from the get go they have always been very painful, and heavy. …

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They’re Ruining My Life

I am led here in my bed, snuggled under the duvet, with my handsome boyfriend, all cosy and warm. Sounds perfect doesn't it? And it would be, aside from the fact that I am in agony from my scalp all the way down into my toes. Every inch of me hurts. There is not one …

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I Have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

  In December (at least, I think it was December, it might have been November? I'm rubbish at remembering these things!) of 2015, I was diagnosed with something called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. 'Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which a woman's levels of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone are out of balance. This …

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