I'm More Than My Endometriosis
A few years ago I had the most debilitating cramps I had ever experienced, as in lying-on-the-floor-of-a-moldy-basement-I-can't-move cramps. At the time, I didn't know that they weren't "just" cramps. I thought maybe despite all the precautions (including birth control at that time) I had gotten pregnant and this is what a miscarriage felt like. Or maybe somehow I had eaten a tiny weedwacker that was going off inside my abdomen.
After a few days of suffering, a trip to a walk-in clinic, a trip to an ER, 4 days in the hospital, and more people looking (and poking at) my lady-bits than I'd want in my life time, it was determined that most likely I had endometriosis.
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