Endometriosis UK information day – October 2013

What a fantastic write up by Michelle B at ENDOhope from the UK information day. While it does have some UK specific references, the majority of it is useful regardless where you live. I thought the link to the study on how endometriosis affects couples was particularly interesting.


I attended my second Endometriosis UK information day a little while ago in Coventry, and despite arriving late, I did my best to write up a detailed account of the day and an overview of the information discussed at all of the seminars and discussion groups.

Endometriosis UK is the leading endometriosis charity in this country (and the host to these information days), and they normally hold one information day a year explaining their work and progress, as well as providing tons of information from consultants, pain specialists, GPs and nurses. I was pleased to see that this year they’re continuing their work to invite nurses and other healthcare professionals to the day to better their understanding of endometriosis and its impact on women.

If you’re interested, I also attended the last the same information day last year, and wrote up an account of that day too. Some…

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Quick Catch-Up

I have a post I want to write, about my recent trip to DisneyWorld. It’s full of childhood dreams accomplished, really long days, and effective pain management skills… but unfortunately, we also took a trip to Disney in the middle of the semester and I’m busy playing catch up and trying to stay motivated for school.

In other news, as I’ve said, intercourse hurts… frick and frack it fraggin hurts. I make my choices and have to live with the consequences,  but it’s nice to have a space to voice it without making my partner too sad and sorry he agreed to do what I wanted him to do.

Take care friends, hopefully I’ll have a more thorough and thought out post, with lots of tales from the most magical place on Earth, for you soon.