Posts tagged endowarrior
Caroline's Endo Story

Ever since my first period I’ve experienced lower stomach pain and heavy bleeding. So my gynecologist prescribed me the pill very early on. Even though I was on birth control for almost 10 years I still had awful period pain and my body started holding fluids. When I was 23 I decided to get a chopper IUD. After a year of trying very hard to make the IDU work I had it removed because the pain was just too bad.

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The YuYu Bottle against Pelvic Pain

If you regularly read my blog or instagram you probably already know my endometriosis story, that I currently went off synthetic hormones and that I’ve had a lot of lower stomach and pelvic pain in the past, especially around my period. Right now I’m in the second half of my luteal phase which means I’ll be on my period soon. The second half of your luteal phase is also the phase when PMS symptoms might occur. These could be mild or severe, just to give you a few examples here; it could be mood swings, headaches/ migraines, holding fluids, swelling of breasts as well as lower stomach pain.  

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No More to Synthetic Hormones

About a week ago, I finally said NO MORE! No more synthetic hormones in my body. I started sharing about my current hormonal issues a couple week ago on IG stories I think. I know that it might sometimes be hard to grasp for other people so questions like,“but I thought you said you were fine?“ will always come because it gets tiring to talk about diseases all the time so not talking about it sometimes for me feels like escaping into another and better world.

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My sugar addiction is very real

I have a confession to make. Ever since Christmas I‘ve fallen out of a really good habit. Around the holidays and probably because of the weather and holiday stress I started over-consuming carbs and thus sugar (good sugar, but still). What used to be little treats throughout the week became a daily habit. I hands down have had two gf pretzel sticks for breakfast, two plates of gluten-free pasta with store bought sauce (which also includes sugar), an avocado salad with 2 avos for dinner and gluten-free vegan tripple chocolate brownies as a snack through-out the day.

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Reflections 2018

t’s that time of the year again. I guess it’s needless to say that I had so many plans but it all turned out very different. I’ve kinda lost and found myself again. I also lost things and people that previously were important to me and found others who are important to me now. I had gained 10 pounds and lost 15. I had evolved a lot in my physical yoga practice only to fall sick again and being unable to do things anymore that had previously worked so hard on. In fact my illness played a big part in 2018…

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I stopped taking Hormones

I don't want to overdo these endo updates on here because I don't want to leave the impression that my life revolves all around my disease as usually that's not that case at all. But there's def been going on a lot in this department for the last couple of weeks. (…) Only to recap what has been going since March: I had to go to the ER again where they discovered another huge cyst on my ovary. They wanted to do an emergency surgery on me right away to which I said NO and thus discharged myself…

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Endo Update & Life Update

Where do I even start? Things are finally falling into place. And I recalled a scene from 2 years ago when my endo was very severe and they had put me on antibiotics (WTF?!). Anyway, during that time I repeated the affirmation "my healing is already in progress" daily. I stopped doing that at some point because I couldn't really a see a progress back then. But now I can finally see the bigger picture, realizing that my healing really was in progress…

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Endo Update: June 10th 2018

The last week I physically felt great while I was struggling mentally. I had issues falling asleep (or sleeping at all for that matter) which ultimately lead to being grumpy and feeling sluggish and fed up with basically everything - for no real reason - everything was just as always ... I started practicing more again, was outside a lot and picked up a copy of my new favorite book, called ’woman code‘. I read to whole book in only 4 short days…

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The SUPERMOON 2017

We are about to face a mega strong Super Full Moon tonight. This Full Moon appears very close to the earth, intensifying the highlighted energies. This Super Full Moon in Gemini can stronger than ever bring forward the classic Gemini expressions of opposing forces and polarities, that we are daily facing in our inside world as well as in the outer world…

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