Laparoscopy, Excision, Ablation,… the Endo-lexicon

After being diagnosed with endometriosis on March 1st 2019 and was told to get surgery to remove the endo as soon as possible, I had 10 days to get ready for my first surgery and get to know my newly discovered disease. (only 10 days after diagnosis… after 10 years of cramps, pain and discomfort…)…

The diagnosis

As written in my previous post, we were in the middle of an IVF cycle when it started. Terrible pain… the more hormones I took (through pills and injections), the more I suffered. In the beginning it was still mild cramps and pain, but the further we went in the process, the worse it became….

The waiting game and IVF

In September 2017, we decided that I would stop taking the birth control pill and I actually expected that I would be pregnant in a heartbeat… Well… I was wrong. Strange how we spend our entire life (between 16 and 33) not to become pregnant. Condoms, birth control pills and morning after pills have probably…

Trying to make babies…

Some of you have surely asked this question, when you landed on this blog. What is she trying for? 🙂 I can imagine though, that blog readers who find themselves in the same situation, immediately knew, because I’m sure, that so many of you are doing the same. It was thanks to our attempt to…