MY FIBROIDS STORY

My doctor prescribed birth control pills to regulate the hormones. While other women haven't had issues with the pill, it hasn't been my cup of tea. It's frustrating to think that most doctors' solution to this issue is birth control without telling us the possible side effects.

THE PAIN?… “IT’S ALL IN YOUR HEAD” THEY Said. .. part 1

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Among the many frustrating features of being a CYSTER is the abnormal and extremely embarrassing hair growth in places you wouldn't expect to grow hair. This kills the little self esteem you have.Apparently, only old folks are allowed to say they're in pain out loud. He insisted that it was all in my head and the pain was UNREAL.

WHEN I SAY “I AM FINE” …

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I don't feel well but explaining it doesn't lessen my pain sweetheart. I will still feel every bit of it. I'll still cry silently. And you will still doubt my illness and worse dismiss it like everyone else. So I will just say, I am fine.

No… Not Today

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I was only in my early twenties but honestly, I felt like an old lady. I was miserable in all fronts. It was Mid-way through a bout of trying to get chores done. I had been ignoring the on and off ache at the base of my spine and kept passing it off as just PMS - pre-menstrual syndrome. But then suddenly, out of the blues - Pouf : a feeling that something deep inside was going amiss ; not a click, not a snap, just a-hard-to explain signal that something's gone quite wrong. It was bad. I couldn't stand up and trying to kneel or sit would be ten times more painful. I was scared. Scared of paralysis. I thought I was going to die.