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Endometriosis awareness month.....My story

I started my periods at 13 years old. They were extremely heavy, irregular and painful. As I got older they didn't get any better so I was put on the pill at 17 to try and regulate them. They were still very heavy and painful. I just assumed that was the same for everyone!


At 22-24 years old I was experiencing random bleed outs during sex which was highly embarrassing but thankfully my now husband was very understanding and we generally laughed about it.
It became less funny though when I started getting a lot of pain during sex and acute pelvic pain deep inside.

I was finally referred to gyne at York aged 25 where they decided to book me in for a laparoscopy. I was diagnosed with stage 3 endometriosis.

We decided not long after this to try for a baby. We tried and tried but nothing was happening. I was ill all the time and exhausted. I had my tonsils removed but still I was exhausted all the time.
When we were managing to try for a baby I was having to direct my husband to certai…