“Every since I got my period it was very heavy and I got terrible cramps. My doctors would just shove any form of birth control my way to stop the bleeding. Nothing ever worked. I was always so sad and moody, terrible pms, hormonal acne, and I still got my period as heavy and painful. I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety and sent to a rehab facility for suicide watch. They put me on even more medication which made me feel worse.
I was only diagnosed with Endometrioses and Polycistic Ovarian Syndrome and may have Adenomyosis but won’t find out till I see a new gyno. last year I have two surgeries last year one in January for my cysts and also appendix removal but another one for my endo in July which didn’t overly help even with the nerve ablation.
Story by Rebecca Dimovski. Go and check out her instagram @Smekka and give her a follow and like. Also post features her AMAZING photography taken from her Project Endo check it out and support it. “I remember the time I became a woman clear as day. It was Badnji Dan ( Orthodox Christmas Eve) 2003, IContinue reading “Rebecca Dimovski’s Endometriosis Story”
Research finds average severity score for obese women is two times higher than for healthy weight women. Obese women are more likely to have severe endometriosis, a misunderstood condition that affects one in 10 women, an Australian study has found. The study of 500 women with surgically confirmed endometriosis found women with a healthy bodyContinue reading “Endometriosis is more severe for obese women, study finds”
Story from Rebecca Dimovski’s website, used with her permission. Go and check out her Instagram @Smekka and give her a follow and like. Also post features her AMAZING photography taken from her Project Endo check it out and support it. “Its common knowledge that with your menstrual cycle comes menstrual cramps. They go hand inContinue reading “Tania’s Endometriosis Story”
Treating symptoms alongside disease could improve quality of life for millions of women. Fatigue is an under recognised symptom of endometriosis which could help identify the condition and improve the quality of life for millions of women, a study has said. Women diagnosed with endometriosis were twice as likely to also have chronic fatigue, researchers found, even whenContinue reading “Chronic fatigue an under-recognised symptom of debilitating endometriosis, study finds”
Hi all, hope this gorgeos weather is filling you up with heat and love and light, to help you shine brighter in the days to come. I have been fortunate to be sent some period pants from the wonderful company ModiBodi. Have you heard of them before? I am sure you have seen the adsContinue reading “Period Pants Review”
I am so pleased to announce that I am collaborating with Modi Bodi and reviewing their period pants and swimwear to let you guys know how the hold up and my experience of them. Here is me unboxing them and talking about being a yoga teacher with Endometriosis and Adenomyosis and what happens when duringContinue reading “Period Pants – Have Legit Changed My Life For The Better”
This is my go to favorite dish for Vegan and GF comfort food, and for when I am trying to get more fiber into my diet. When I first when Vegan and GF I really struggled to master the changes in my baking, but this was the first recipe that I mastered and its superContinue reading “Vegan & GF Banana Bread Recipe”
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a severe and disabling form of premenstrual syndrome affecting 3–8% of menstruating women (that’s A LOT of women!).
You will be seeing a lot more in the press and on social media and maybe even your friends, family and health professions talking about Self Care. I was visiting my Doctors the other day and they were talking about how to bring more self care into my life and even advised me to drinkContinue reading “Self Care in Dorset with Dorset Hideaways”
Forget that ‘time of the month’ it’s that ‘time of the year’ when flu viruses and colds sweep across workplaces, friendship groups and generally the UK population! Nobody likes feeling rundown or ‘full of cold’ but it can be difficult to avoid. Unless you have a super strong immune system that can battle bugs likeContinue reading “PERIOD + FLU: TIPS TO HELP YOU FEEL BETTER”
Avoid refined sugar as much as possible. This includes foods such as biscuits, cakes, chocolate, sweets and sugary drinks. Sugars are hidden in unlikely products such as breakfast cereals and bars, yogurts, juices and sauces so be sure to check the nutritional information on labels. If sugars are showing as high then its best toContinue reading “Top 5 Nutritioinal Tips For Endometriosis Management”
So I was having an Endometriosis internet binge day the other day and I was watching ‘What The Health’ on Netflix this evening, and I had to hit pause and rewind and played over the same section again and again, as a Mike Ewall from Energy Justice Networks opening interview line was ‘Dioxin exposure causes Endometriosis.’..STOPContinue reading “Chemicals in our Environment Linked To Endometriosis and Fibriods”