What is the Endo Diet? | Endometriosis Diet

The “Endo Diet” is a group of foods to avoid if you have Endometriosis, these foods have been found to cause inflammation and pain in people suffering from this disease. On the flip side as an Endo Warrior myself, I have found it equally important to eat foods that help fight inflammation and provide additional nutrients for my body.

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What I have learned from my Grandmother's life being taken by Cancer

I am only two months post-op from having deep-excision laparoscopic surgery to remove Endometriosis. If you’re familiar with these terms and this disease at all you would know that this surgery is not a cure, there is no cure, but it is my chance at a more comfortable life going forward. -- To learn more about my surgery please see my blog post titled: MY STORY | PART TWO | SURGERY.

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My Story | Part Three | Infertility

The Doctor tells me I’m officially considered to be struggling with infertility, she also tells me, I might have Endometriosis, and that could be the reason for my infertility, but it could also be other things.

I remember going home the day of this Doctor appointment, and I was a complete puddle of emotions. The next day it was hitting me even harder. I remember having the following thoughts…

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Jessica Wonders
My Story | Part Two | Surgery

I left the Doctor having to digest being officially considered Infertile and potentially diagnosed with Endometriosis. The feelings were flooding through. I was in a world of hurt, and I didn’t know what to do or where to start.

After a few weeks of being an emotional mess, I came to the conclusions that I first needed to fix my body before I could focus on the infertility issues. To be diagnosed with Endometriosis you must undergo a Laparoscopic Surgery to determine if endo tissue is present, if it, a pathology test is done to confirm that it is indeed endometrial tissue. This is the method to which Endometriosis is diagnosed.

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My Story | Part One | Timeline

Eleven Years Old

I was 11 years old in 6th grade. It was a crisp fall day; I was in Gym class running the mile. I got my period for the first time, and I knew what it was right away. I went to the nurse and was forced to continue running. I wanted nothing more than to lay down on the ground in the fetal position; I was in so much pain. I remember thinking, is this normal? Do I have to deal with this every single month?I missed the next day of school. I could hardly get out of bed, I vomited and had extreme nausea. It was horrid. I asked my Mother and Grandmother about it and was told, this was normal, and they had terrible cramps too at my age.

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