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Infertility Awareness Week: My Diagnosis of Adenomyosis

Even before the contagion of Covid-19, this year has been pretty shitty for me. It started off with me having to make unexpected (read expensive) home repairs, then having medical issues, then those medical issues not being clear, then having to wait for testing, finally getting testing then receiving the results – Googling myself crazy – and having to wait months for an appointment with a specialist. Then the world was shut down due to the novel Coronavirus. Oh yeah, in the midst of all that I went through a tough breakup. 2020 has kicked my ass, but I’m not giving up the good fight.
In February, I was diagnosed with Adenomyosis. Have you heard of it? I hadn’t either. Neither had my primary care provider. It is often described it as the evil sister of endometriosis…if endometriosis needed an evil sister. So, through testing and imaging (ultrasound and MRI) I was diagnosed with it, then referred out to another doctor. I won’t get into the gory details that led to me being diagnosed, …

Covid-19 Update 100

COVID-19 and how we are doing.



There isn't much happiness associated with it Covid-19. Most of us are stressed out for various reasons. For some, it's because we are "stuck" in the house. For others, it's because we can't find the balance of taking care of ourselves mentally because we feel like we have to be doing SOMETHING. Some of us have families that are driving us insane. Some of us have loved ones that are ill and we can't visit them. Some of us have family members that have passed away and can't give them the homegoing they deserve. Some of us are home alone and miss having human contact. Some of us have no issue at all being told to stay home. Some of us are essential and really risking it all so that others can have the care and/or service they need (y'all are the real MVPs and we can never express the magnitude of our gratitude). This list could go on forever. My heart sincerely goes out to the homeless and to those who have lost their …