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Spotlight: Traveling with Endo

Summer is in full swing and you know what that means – travel! Chronic illnesses like endo bring a whole new set of trials to travel, whether it’s just across town or around the world, and can impact vacations and everyday travels in a big way. This month we’ll be sharing some tips and tricks from our advocates and community members, but we also want to hear your stories, so be sure to share!

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How do you prepare for travel? Do you have your own tips or tricks that make it easier to get from point A to point B – or just help to ease the anxiety? Share them in our forum:
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We’ve heard from many of you that travel can be difficult with endo and we’d love to hear your stories from the field. Share your travel story! Share your travel story!

Check out these articles related to travel and vacation:

What’s in My Carry-On Bag
By Alene Brennan
I’m leaving for Hawaii, so I have my carry-on bag packed for a long 12-hour flight. These are some of the essentials I keep in my bag so I have them at all times... READ MORE

Managing An Endo Diet When You’re Away From Home
By Jessie Madrigal
Eating consciously to manage my endometriosis is easy to do at home. I have become quite adept at preparing gluten-free alternatives of my favorite meals – hello vegan pizza! – and buy boxes of seasonal vegetables to keep costs down. The problem arises when it’s time to eat out... READ MORE

Why I Love Road Trips
By Keri Wiginton
When I go on vacation or visit family, I prefer to hop in the car. My husband and I will drive 18 hours to get to our destination. Why? Because I get a cold almost every time I fly, especially if it’s the week before my period... READ MORE

How to Stay Hydrated When Flying
By Alene Brennan
Staying properly hydrated can be challenging on a good day, let alone a day that you’re traveling with limited access to water. But flying is one of the most important times to keep the body replenished with water... READ MORE

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