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I Was Diagnosed With Endometriosis

This post has been shared with us by Lisa from Blooming Uterus, a website dedicated to sharing the stories and experiences of people living with Endometriosis.

Endo Group Walk 2015

Supraneeti was diagnosed with Endometriosis about a year ago.  She lives in London and is finding creative ways of expressing herself, our disease, and it’s effect.  Her story and music video follow.

I am a fellow Endo-sufferer or shall we say survivor?  I am also a film director and an actress and after being under practical house arrest for more than 5 months, I decided to make a short film in style of a music video.  The most difficult part of my recovery has been the stigma attached to anything to do with lady parts.

How long have you been in pain/diagnosed with Endo?

I was diagnosed about a year ago, but believe it or not, I did not fully understand what was actually wrong with me. I kept going back and forth between doctors and gynecologists and some ‘suspected’ Endometriosis whilst some told me you just have heavy, painful periods. My pains got so severe that I was practically bed bound and the doctor finally referred me for a Laporoscopy. They found and removed endo from a couple of places. Continue reading