Gratitude doesn’t have to be saved up for the big events in life, it is something you can practice everyday. In fact, the more you begin to notice and be thankful for the small stuff, the more you are likely to begin to look out for things which bring you positivity. It’s time to learn to dwell on the good.

Endometriosis Hope Study

If ‘we’ the 176 million women across the globe with Endometriosis do not fund and conduct this project then no one will.  This work needs your funding, backing, support, and umf to make a meaningful impact on the lives of women around the world. Donate today and contribute in giving the lives of 176 millionContinue reading “Endometriosis Hope Study”

Endometriosis: Thousands share devastating impact of condition

By Georgie BevanBBC News More than 13,500 women have taken part in BBC research revealing the devastating effect of endometriosis. Half said they had had suicidal thoughts, and many said they rely on highly addictive painkillers. Most also said endometriosis – involving painful periods – had badly affected their education, career and relationships. MPs areContinue reading “Endometriosis: Thousands share devastating impact of condition”

Episode 2 with Aliya Galim ‘Wise Wombs & Healing Endometriosis Your Way.’

In this episode, I interview Internal Feminine Arts creator Aliya Galim. Aliya works with women to heal their womb wounds, by using the tools of Shamanism, Somatics, Kabalah and Toasism. We talk about the womb wounds of Endometriosis and how you can use these tools to reclaim your health and healing from the disease.

Episode 1 with Bridie Apple ‘What is the Endo Hope Study?’

In this first episode of the Endo Hope Podcast I introduce to you the work which I am doing and talk to you about the Endo Hope Study. You can click here, to read more about the study and how you can get involved and support it. Drop me a comment below with your questions. Don’t forget to like, share and subscribe so you never miss an episode.

Oblivi-osis: A poem to my endo surgeon

I was honoured to have my poem (below) feature on the Hysterical Women blog (click here to visit) ‘Poem To My Surgeon’ My name is Bridie, my disease is endometriosis You’re a gynaecological doctor, you disease is oblivi-osis You may be qualified, experienced, and able But that does not make you the right man on my operatingContinue reading “Oblivi-osis: A poem to my endo surgeon”

What is Adenomyosis, Cause, Treatments & Effect

This information summarizes what adenomyosis is, the main signs and symptoms and current ways of managing it. It is intended for those who may have adenomyosis. What is it? Adenomyosis is defined by the finding of endometrium (the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus/womb) within the myometrium (muscular wall of the womb).Continue reading “What is Adenomyosis, Cause, Treatments & Effect”

What is endometriosis? Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Original article taken from Endometriosis Foundation of America, read here What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a disease that affects one of the most unrecognised parts of a woman’s life, her period. It is a very personal and intimate aspect of women’s health and can be thought of as a disease of menstruation. Endometriosis occurs whenContinue reading “What is endometriosis? Causes, Symptoms and Treatments”

Endometriosis, African Female Silent Nightmare

Even though the prevalence of endometriosis (severe menstrual pains) is well documented in women living in developed countries, studies on the prevalence of the daunting disease among African women are wanting. There is high misconception that endometriosis hardly affects women of African descent. Endometriosis, according to medical experts is the abnormal growth of endometrial tissue,Continue reading “Endometriosis, African Female Silent Nightmare”

Endo & Adeno What?

What is Endometriosis and Adenomyosis? Endometriosis is a disorder where the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows on the outside and sometimes inside the wall of the uterus (aka Adenomyosis). It usually involves the ovaries, bowel, pouch of Douglas, bladder, tubes, or the tissue lining your pelvis, though sometimes it canContinue reading “Endo & Adeno What?”

Devaney’s Endometriosis Story

It is 3 A.M. my time, I have been up for the past hour vomiting sick because yet again I am forced to get back on birth control to regulate my hormone levels so that I can keep my endo symptoms and pain under control. Right now I’m thinking to myself, “WOW why does my body haveContinue reading “Devaney’s Endometriosis Story”

Michelle O, Bendigo’s Endometriosis Story

“For as long as I have had my period, pain has been a constant companion that comes along with it. An inseparable duo that would visit me every month, if not twice a month, for 7 to 9 days. Oh, how joyous I was to have finally become a “women” I thought doubled over in pain. ( I am being sarcastic, I actually hated every minute of my first period and every one since. Who comes up with this crap about it being a great time?)

Kiara S, Melton’s ‘your a women now’ Story

““You’re finally a women now,” as I recall my mother saying with the proudest look on her face as she held my hand as we walked to the restaurant to have dinner dinner with the other ladies in our lives to celebrate the day I got my period. As my stomach spun around in circlesContinue reading “Kiara S, Melton’s ‘your a women now’ Story”

Amelia R, Ferntree Gully’s Periods Story

““I love being a female and having a female body it’s an extraordinary and powerful thing to inhabit. However there’s some experiences and stories which some don’t share. This is mine. Periods are a funny thing we all love to hate them … I am I right. However mine have been a rocky road sinceContinue reading “Amelia R, Ferntree Gully’s Periods Story”