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Beyond the Sunrise

March is Endometriosis awareness month and in honor of that I was thinking about how we, as the fighters, face a month completely dedicated to our battle. Awareness for this disease is not as active as other diseases, such as breast cancer awareness month when the world turns pink. I’m …

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Understanding the Other Side

When you are first diagnosed with Endometriosis it’s hard to understand exactly what’s going on in our bodies but even harder is when you try to explain it to someone else. You can give them a list of symptoms – painful periods, Pain with bowel movements or urination, Excessive bleeding, the list could go …

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Fear

I had an incredible dream early this morning. My dreams are typically interesting, vivid and in color but on a rare occasion I’ll experience a dream that I know I’ll carry with me for the rest of my life. This particular dream was about fear. I wasn’t running from monsters, …

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”Living” with Endometriosis

Before you go running for the antibacterial wipes I just want to let you know that I’m not contagious. What I have is not catching. What I’m about to relay will not travel through your computer’s innards as a deadly Trojan virus or spread through the air like an uncovered …

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Making it mean something

Hello my fellow fighters! Lately I have been thinking a lot about the journey my sickness has taken me and my family on, and how I can make something good out of it… Lemonade out of lemons (with a whole lot of added sugar, hehe), as one would say. For …

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I’m Dangerous

Those of us fighting Ankylosing Spondylitis or other illnesses know that every day is a test of our courage and strength. We question if today will be the day when we find a cure, our energy will be restored, or even if we will find a bit of relief for …

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One resolution you should keep!

Is one of your new years resolutions to lose those extra pounds, to be less scatter-brained, to get off the couch, or just to be happier? Well if any of the below common resolutions are yours, your body might be telling you something, and taking care of your liver might …

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