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My life with Endometriosis

When I was a young teenager and going to high school, my days were living in pain with long heavy painful periods and missing a lot of school, and finally quit after my sophomore year, at 17. I married and got my GED and had 3 babies, still suffering with excruciating pain that would put me to bed hemorrhaging…. Doctor after Doctor, no one knew any thing except that I was one of them with hard periods and a person that needed to grow up and not complain so much that the pain was in my head. After years, they decided after being in the hospital from hemorrhaging, they would do a hysterectomy, and that is when they found out I had a very severe case of Endometriosis and it was plastered inside and outside my uterus so bad that it had grown around my bowels. They had to literally perform a total hysterectomy and it had changed my life of hot flashes and hormone treatments….. As of today, I am free of pain and my life has changed so much. I pray every day that it doesn’t grow any where else. So far my life is doing wonderful and I want to support woman out there with their pain and stories and there can be a happy ending……Judy

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  • Pam Kingsland moderator
    1 year ago

    Hi Judy, thank you so much for sharing your story with us. Hearing personal experiences can be so beneficial to our community and allows others to know they are not alone! I’m so glad to hear that you finally received answers and that you’re living pain free today. We’re so glad to have you as part of our community! Best, Pam (team member)

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