Shireen has lived with endometriosis since the age of 12. Now in her thirties, unable to work following a flare up from the disease, Shireen juggles daily life and motherhood with writing over at EMLWY (Endometriosis: my life with you) - a blog about her life with endometriosis, the curveballs of mental health, infertility and fertility treatments, and further diagnoses of fibromyalgia and borderline osteoporosis, while sharing information on the disease and other women's stories.
1. Endometriosis occurs when endometrium is found growing outside of the uterus. False! Many resources will tell you that endometriosis occurs when endometrium (the mucous membrane that lines the ... Read more
It’s Endometriosis Awareness Month. An entire month in which patients, charities, and organizations share information on the disease to raise much-needed awareness. But why does endometriosis need awareness? Doesn’t ... Read more
We live in the age of online social networking, where we share even the most mundane elements of our lives. Not much is kept secret from our peers. But ... Read more