August 8, 2019

Image supplied by Dr Fleming 2019: Word-cloud 'what support groups mean to us' - collaboration with EPSS members

Earlier this year I had the great privilege of being invited to present at the Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery Society (AGES) Annual Scient...

July 19, 2018

Today I had a very heartbreaking and emotional meltdown in a completely out of the blue way. 
I was watching a film called Brain on fire were a young woman is struck with an unknown illness that no one could (or would) diagnose correctly.
I burst into tears. 

The flood...

April 11, 2018

Meet one of our younger support group members, Celestia 'Rose'. Endometriosis rendered her unable to attend school and only able to study from home between flares. Rose's symptoms started at around 11 years of age when she had a whole term off school with a “mystery st...

I'm Layla Grace, I'm 18. I have Endometriosis, IBS, Visceral Hypersensitivity and am being tested for PCOS. I have had multiple ovarian cysts and 3 operations. If my new medication doesn't work I have to have another one. The worst case scenario is that I get put into...

November 24, 2017

'I decided people deserve better than what I had gone through. So I looked up how to get into medical school.'

I didn’t have what you would call a “normal” childhood – in a good way! – but I definitely had normal health. The odd cold, the rare episode of vomiting. I pro...

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