Endometriosis Excision Surgery: Hospital Bag Essentials

endometriosis excision surgery hospital bag essentials: bag, sleep mask, glasses and case, ipad, headphones, loungewear.

Endometriosis excision surgery is usually an outpatient procedure, but you’ll want to prep an overnight hospital bag in case you do get admitted.  Especially if you have more advanced endo and adhesions attaching your organs together. 😬 Depending on how your surgery goes and how much they need to remove, your doctor might admit you…

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What is Endometriosis: Overview, Symptoms, Treatments

Image of uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries made with paper flowers. Yellow ribbon. Text, "It's not just a bad period."

What is endometriosis and why does it take so long to diagnose? Endometriosis. It’s a term you may have heard in commercials or ads lately. Perhaps even your doctor has suggested that you have this mysterious condition. Or maybe your symptoms are brushed off with one of these gems: “It’s just a bad period.” “Cramps…

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Excision for Endometriosis Surgery: How to Prepare

Endometriosis Excision Surgery How to Prepare photo of hospital room. Bed, door, sink.

Are you preparing to have an excision for endometriosis surgery or are just considering one? These are the things that I did to prepare for my recent robotic-assisted laparoscopy surgery to remove endometriosis and adhesions. It should give you a good idea of what you need to do to prep for your own procedure. I…

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How to Relieve Period Pain

How to Relieve Period Pain - Woman in PJs curled up on couch in pain.

Unless things have changed a lot, they don’t cover how to relieve period pain in health class. They might tell you to take some ibuprofen or try using a heating pad but that’s about it. Nor do they cover conditions that affect many women like endometriosis (1 in 10) or PCOS (1 in 10). It’s…

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Endometriosis Affirmations

Affirmations for Endometriosis Title image | Pink Tulip bouquet on white comforter.

Use these endometriosis affirmations throughout the month to welcome in healing, ease and freedom from endo.  Endometriosis can be a painful and debilitating condition. I know how exhausting it can be when it feels like your body is going to war with itself every month. But the more you focus and zero in on the…

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