Strangers on the internet often question the authenticity of my diseases. “You don’t look sick,” they say. I now simply respond with, “Well, you don’t look stupid but here we are.”
I have the little-known gynaecological condition, and no one can help me.
"The condition is debilitating even in its lightest forms," says Eva, 33. "If it only affected men we would have found a cure 20 years ago."
Living with endo is already hard when you're a white cis woman. For LGBTQ people dealing with a "women's disease," it's especially painful.
"After a car accident, an emergency services bill grew to $75,000. We decided declaring bankruptcy was our only option."
"Eine Frau, die ihren Körper kennt, ist eine kraftvolle Frau", sagt die Kursleiterin.
While we’ve been conditioned to believe that a monthly period is a sign of good health, women actually have a choice to give up on menstruation. We meet some Indian women who’ve made that choice.
Medical debt hounds some people more than others.
In a new interview, "Girls" creator Lena Dunham talks about years of debilitating pain caused by endometriosis, which eventually led to her decision to have a total hysterectomy.
No matter how much I worked out, my stomach refused to shrink. Turns out I wasn't gaining weight, I was just carrying a fluid-filled nightmare.
While being honored as an endometriosis spokesperson on Monday, she spoke honestly about her experience of living with the painful condition.