Why You Need a Specialty Pharmacy for Endometriosis Medications–Tip Tuesday

As any endo warrior will know, medication for endo can be EXTREMELY expensive, even with good insurance. That's where a specialty pharmacy comes in.   For me personally, my insurance only covers about $10,000 worth of medications each calendar year. While that seems reasonable, I am on so many medications for endo that I use … Continue reading Why You Need a Specialty Pharmacy for Endometriosis Medications–Tip Tuesday

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Clear Liquids Are Better to Drink When Nauseas–Tip Tuesday

(This post contains affiliate links) For this week's tip, I wanted to share a bit of advice I received from a dietician. When you're nauseas, it is better to drink clear liquids, like seltzer or sprite, to settle your stomach. Ginger ale is also a great option because it contains ginger, which is beneficial to … Continue reading Clear Liquids Are Better to Drink When Nauseas–Tip Tuesday

Don’t Take Estrogen if You Experience Migraines with Aura–Tip Tuesday

Do you experience migraines with aura? Not sure what that is? Migraines with aura are migraine headaches which affect you visually. According to the Mayo Clinic, migraine aura symptoms include temporary visual or sensory disturbances that occur before other migraine symptoms. My doctors typically tell me that if you see bright, sparkling/flashing lights before a … Continue reading Don’t Take Estrogen if You Experience Migraines with Aura–Tip Tuesday

How to Keep in Touch with Friends When You Don’t Feel Well–Tip Tuesday

Endo can make getting together with friends and making plans difficult because you don't feel well and never know when a flare up will occur. I personally wish that I was able to see my friends in person more, but Endo takes up all of my energy and I usually am forced to spend any … Continue reading How to Keep in Touch with Friends When You Don’t Feel Well–Tip Tuesday

Instagram is a Great Place to Find Endo Support–Tip Tuesday

I know this is a day late, but I still wanted to post a Tip Tuesday this week, especially because I have a GREAT tip for you!! Before starting this blog, I did not have an Instagram account. Most of my closest friends did not have one and I wasn't overly interested in having to … Continue reading Instagram is a Great Place to Find Endo Support–Tip Tuesday

Shutting Off Electronics Before Bed May Help with Sleep–Tip Tuesday

For me personally, as well as many other endo girls, it can be hard to sleep through pain. I struggled with staying asleep through pain for a very long time at the beginning of my Endo journey. But, I have discovered that making it a routine to shut off my phone and all other electronics … Continue reading Shutting Off Electronics Before Bed May Help with Sleep–Tip Tuesday

5 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolution for 2018 More Manageable–Tip Tuesday

For this week's Tip Tuesday, I figured I would use a New Year's theme. Since we all have our New Year's resolutions in mind, here are 5 ways to make them more manageable. I know how intimidating it can be to try to stick to a goal, especially when you're chronically in pain and exhausted. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolution for 2018 More Manageable–Tip Tuesday

Aquatic Physical Therapy is a Good Starting Point for Physical Therapy for Endometriosis–Tip Tuesday

For this week's Tip Tuesday, I wanted to feature something that I have been doing for endo. My pain doctor recommended physical therapy to strengthen my body and hopefully lead to reduced pain and increased mobility. However, I was not keen on the idea since I had done physical therapy once and found it to … Continue reading Aquatic Physical Therapy is a Good Starting Point for Physical Therapy for Endometriosis–Tip Tuesday

Relax Yourself Through Cognitive Association–Tip Tuesday

I took a college level psychology class last year as a sophomore in high school. While I don't plan on majoring or minoring in psychology, I thoroughly enjoyed the class and can still apply it to my daily life today. One thing that we learned was the process of learning and how associations are formed … Continue reading Relax Yourself Through Cognitive Association–Tip Tuesday

How to Participate in Picking the Family Christmas Tree if You Have Endometriosis–Tip Tuesday

If you celebrate Christmas, the tradition of putting up a Christmas tree, real or fake, probably isn't very new to you. For those of you whose family picks out a live tree every year, I have a tip that I use when my family picks out our tree.  Since we go to a big farm, … Continue reading How to Participate in Picking the Family Christmas Tree if You Have Endometriosis–Tip Tuesday