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Living with endometriosis? Feel supported, get inspired, be understood.

Living with endometriosis? Feel supported, get inspired, be understood.
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United States

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Living with endometriosis? Feel supported, get inspired, be understood.

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English


Episodes

The Endometriosis Diet

4/3/2019
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Do you follow the endometriosis diet? We talk about what it is, why some women follow it, how to know what foods are right for you, and where to find recipes for nutritious meals. Amy has eaten this way for 14 years, and shares tips overcoming common obstacles. Show notes here.

Duration:00:44:55

Period Shame, Endoflares, and Social Stigma

3/20/2019
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Amy shares about her mortifying endoflare at work, which makes us wonder why as women do we often feel shame in relation to our periods, our endo, and our womanhood? We explore societal, cultural, and historical reasons, and what we can do about it.

Duration:00:59:23

What’s it Like to Live with Endometriosis?

3/6/2019
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What does endo have in common with a horror movie? Find out as we explore what symptoms like pain with sex, bowel movements, and periods really mean on a physical and emotional level. We go into detail about the challenges, the ‘rules’, the consequences, and ways to empower ourselves.

Duration:01:00:01

Changing Your Experience with Pain

2/20/2019
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Is there a way to suffer less during painful moments? We talk about techniques Amy learned to help her get through hours of crippling menstrual pain when medicine no longer provided relief.

Duration:00:42:16

What Does Endometriosis Pain Feel Like?

2/6/2019
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Excruciating period cramps are common for many women with endo. We talk about everything from the fear leading up to menstruation to the pain itself to the days after recovering from it. We laugh about the challenges and Amy shares her much-wanted superpower.

Duration:00:50:19

9 Tips for Better Medical Care

1/23/2019
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Want to make more empowered and educated decisions about your medical care? We talk about what Amy did wrong, and right, over the years when looking for a doctor and treatment plan for her endo, and what can be learned from those experiences. Show notes: Unable to listen? Read full episode text here.

Duration:00:42:07

From Dismissal to Diagnosis

1/10/2019
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Ever been dismissed by a doctor – or several – and start to doubt yourself? We talk about the obstacles women face trying to get diagnosed with endo and how lonely it can feel when no one believes your symptoms. We talk about Amy's journey to diagnosis, how strong endo sufferers are, and where she will hang the post op photos in her apartment. Show notes: Unable to listen? Read full episode text here.

Duration:00:55:53

Meet Amy, Brittany, and the Red Dragon

12/27/2018
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Amy and Brittany joke about their symptoms and explain how a dragon ate Amy’s left ovary. They share hilarious stories as well as honest feelings on how hard it is to live with serious health problems. This episode touches on several topics and is full of humor and hope.

Duration:00:56:36

How to Stop Self Sabotaging Your Endo Diet

4/17/2017
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Many of us want to eat healthy, but find it really hard to actually commit to it. How do we stick to our true priorities of feeling better, and not give in to our food cravings? As Brittany goes over a method to stop self sabotage and align our actions with our priorities, Amy has a dual with her dietary kryptonite live on the show!

Duration:00:46:14