- It’s OK to send your spouse on an emergency trip to the chemist.
- No, it’s not an alien. It’s just a clot.
- It’s OK to eat comfort food and chocolatey treats & not care about weight gain.
- You don’t have to explain your clingy, needy, hormonal outbursts.
- You will change your outlook on life: “Life’s too short…”
- You will get into the habit of picking up Paracetamol & Ibuprofen in every grocery shop.
- You will get to know your cycle & body really well, you’ll probs have an app that sings a song when you’re ovulating!
- You’ll become the go-to wizard when your female friends have a ‘lady garden’ problem.
- Get comfortable talking about ‘awkward’ subjects like: periods, sex, cervical fluid.
- Smears/internal examinations don’t get any easier! Despite 100 Drs having a butcher’s at your Va-JJ.
It will become obvious that people don’t understand what ‘CHRONIC’ means.
“get well soon” or “oh, you still have that?” or “you don’t look sick”
These comments don’t apply to a chronic condition. I will always have Endometriosis. There is no magic pill. Endometriosis is life altering.