All eyes on Corona.

Covid-19 puts a shadow on endo awareness month What was planned to become a month full of events, press, news, information and people gatherings on endometriosis turned into a month, in which the whole world is focussed on the horrible Covid-19 or Coronavirus. No more endo events, marches, high teas or book readings can take…

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…

My first week of the anti-inflammatory endo diet

One experimental week it was… I ate plenty of new foods, went to new stores and discovered an online offering I never knew that existed. Even if I find it hard, not being able to eat everything, I had imagined it to be more difficult than it actually is. I admit, I mostly ate at…

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…

Is adoption an option ?

I always thought getting pregnant would be something natural, easy and quick, without big issues and without needing help in any way. I never thought about the possibility of having to try for several years, never thought of alternatives to naturally conceiving, nor did I think of the possibility that I could stay childless forever……

Sons only please

Endometriosis seems to run in the family, according to different research. When I look at my family, this seems to be true. My mom didn’t seem to have it though. She got easily and immediately pregnant as she planned and she never complained of having pain or discomfort during her period. (Unfortunately, my dearest mom…

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…

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…

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…