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I started late with my monthly friend, and knew straight away that something wasn't right. I was bed ridden for 3 days, going through countless sanitary pads and underwear because it was so heavy and was too embarrassed to even leave the house. My mum had endo but even...

Living with a chronic disease is complicated. Very complicated. Why? Well it’s not just about managing your symptoms, your medications, your endless doctors’ appointments, your sick days, your finances, you have to micro manage every part of your life to cope.

 

That las...

My name is Sophie. I am 21 years old. I had my first exploratory laparoscopy at 15 years old after going to the emergency department for a burst ovarian cyst. I was diagnosed with endometriosis, adenomyosis, interstitial cystitis and PCOS. I have had countless treatmen...

I didn't know I had the disease until I tried to conceive for nearly 2 years. After booking in an exploratory surgery my gynaecologist found I was covered with endometriosis. After an operation to remove it I was pregnant 2 weeks later.

 

Before I knew I had the disease...

March 10, 2016

For 18 years – I am 31 – I have lived with a secret. It’s a painful secret, sometimes a shameful one. It’s a secret I have been accused of lying about. It’s something I've hidden at professional meetings, at picnics and parties, from friends and family and lovers. Desp...

March 10, 2016

I am in severe pain every day, I have trouble with my bowel and bleed very heavily. My periods are irregular, I get excruciating pain when I exercise to the point where I pass out. I got my first period when I was 10 years old and straight away I was placed on the pill...

March 10, 2016

In the end of 2014/beginning of 2016 my emotions started to become uncontrollable and my ability to get out of bed due to pain was slim. I had uncontrollable emotions - one minute extremely happy, next sobbing and I didn't know why, extreme bloating, vomiting, migraine...

March 9, 2016

After years of painful and heavy periods Sheena, 34 just thought she was one of the "unlucky girls in life".

 

My first realization that something was severely wrong was when I woke in the middle of the night with pain that bad I thought someone was stabbing me. My...

March 9, 2016

I really thought that I had an extremely low pain tolerance, and that I unfortunately had painful periods. I missed 10 weeks of my HSC year at school, which made graduating high school with any academic achievement nearly impossible. Usually I am bed ridden for 3 to 4...

March 2, 2015

 

Why are we Endo Marching? Watch our video on last years events from around the world and Australia and see what we have planned for this years events.

 

 

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