22 Days of Daily Monitoring: Reduced Movements

It’s been a while again guys, and I’m sorry for the radio silence. For most of my pregnancy, due to an anterior placenta I’ve felt either very little or nothing at all and that (for me) was normal, expected in fact. Yet when I did start feeling those amazing little kicks and punches, I quickly [...]

“But you don’t look sick” Carly & Jason’s Story

“But you don’t look sick” Carly & Jason’s Story

Name: Carly  Your Invisible illness(es):  Endometriosis, Ovarian cysts and Fibroids Explain about your journey, symptoms and how long a diagnosis took: Diagnosis time was 3 years. 6 years ago, I had irregular periods, clotting and intense pain where I ended up in the ED (Emergency Department), it was put down to coming off the pill [...]

“But you don’t look sick” Soph’s Story

“But you don’t look sick” Soph’s Story

Name: Sophie, 20 Your Invisible illness(es):  Endometriosis and IBS Explain about your journey and how long a diagnosis took: At the age of 19 the symptoms of my Endometriosis (Endo) kicked in, it took me one-year, countless A&E visits, 2 surgeries, people constantly dismissing me and a whole load of tears to get my diagnosis. [...]

“But you don’t look sick” Rozzie’s Story

“But you don’t look sick” Rozzie’s Story

Name: Rozzie Your Invisible illness(es): Intestinal Dysmotility (is the term used to describe a variety of symptoms that occur when the gut does not work properly at moving its contents along). I experience sometimes CIPO which is chronic intestinal pseudo obstruction. Gastroparesis (is a disease in which the stomach cannot empty itself of food in a normal [...]

“But you don’t look sick” Beth’s story

“But you don’t look sick” Beth’s story

Name: Elizabeth or Beth!  Age: 23 Your Invisible Illnesses: My illnesses: Endometriosis, Coeliac’s Disease, Asthma (I’m in the middle of being diagnosed with gut health problems, acid reflux, poor digestion etc!) My focus will be on Endometriosis. Your Journey  & diagnosis time: It took about 10 months after my first op but I’d suffered in silence [...]