Five years ago, I wrote a post entitled, “I am 26 and I have endometriosis.”
I’m 31 now, and still have endometriosis.
I wrote that article two years after being diagnosed, on the brink of my second surgery in ten months. I hadn’t come across any remotely positive stories of women struggling with endometriosis, and although I surely didn’t have any kind of miracle to share, I did have a story about self-care and resilience and agency. Since writing that article in 2014, it’s become my most-read blog post. I’ve had multiple women reach out to me, sharing their stories and wanting to know what came of the surgery and how I am now.
I figure it’s time for an update.Read More