3 weeks into the endo-diet

And it’s been a rollercoaster… I started off really fantastic and I was very strict the first week. I made some exceptions in week 2 and before I knew it, I was making an exception on something every day in week 3… 🙈 I still avoid gluten, coffee and most dairy, but I had a…

Endometriosis awareness month

Hey dear readers, I wish all of you a very happy and above all, healthy Newyear! We just got back a fantastic holiday and I was supposed to come back full force… until my bowel decided to block traffic… seems like I had too much Christmas overload food & Drinks after all, so he decided…

Alternative medicine to cure endometriosis and/or get pregnant?

I have always been a firm believer of traditional medicine. Coming from a family with lots of doctors and with a theoretical background myself, I was never really open to alternative forms of medicine. But with classical medicine failing when it comes to curing endometriosis and in my quest to become pregnant, I admit that…

Am I the only one left?

‘Am I the only one left?’ Have you ever asked yourself this question as well? When your best friend, your colleague, your cousin, your neighbour, … all get pregnant and have one baby after the other, I know it can be frustrating at times and I am currently going through quite a difficult time with…

Getting pregnant with endo: let’s talk about s*x

Because of my endometriosis, I know that my chances of getting pregnant the natural way are smaller than average, so I have been researching quite a lot about how we can optimize our sexlife to maximize our chances of having a baby. We want to do everything right, without (if possible) taking all the fun…

The ABC of getting pregnant

`Since we have been TTC for so long, I hope our next BD will lead to no AF and me feeling PUPO, so I can take a HPT and maybe have a BFP after I POAS.` (For those of you, for whom this is just gibberish, the meaning of this sentence can be found at…

How I stay positive with endometriosis?

Dear readers, I do not want to pretend I am positive all the time. Nor do I think that we HAVE to be positive all the time. There might be days where you are just in so much pain, that you can not even think about … let alone BE positive. And thatˋs allright… sometimes…

Can I get pregnant with endometriosis?

This is the question I asked myself since being diagnosed with endometriosis, March 2019… and probably this is also quite a popular question for many other women/girls with endometriosis. My husband and I have been trying for the past 2 years already and our wish to have a baby is bigger than ever before. The…

Endo-surgery diary part 2

-Warning- this post might be longer and more detailed than usual, but I really want to post it, as it might give certain readers a good overview of how you might feel after a laparoscopic excision surgery to remove endometriosis. It gets really personal sometimes, but I tried to stick as close as possible to…

Endo vs. Emmanuelle: 1-1

March 2019 – I kept a diary to myself the days after my endometriosis excision surgery and thought I might share this with all of you. (not all at once, otherwise it will be a very long post, but I will publish in 2 different posts) It descibes my feelings and thoughts the day of…