May 5, 2020

My name’s Claudia. I’m 29 from Perth, Western Australia and run the Instagram account @me_myself_and_endometriosis. I’ve been diagnosed with Endometriosis, Adenomyosis and Fibromyalgia. To put it bluntly, Endo ravaged my life.

My chronic health issues showed up a few mo...

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...

March 21, 2019

Look into my eyes,
And you’ll see me start to cry,
Because of what I’m made to endure,
All because of my BMI.

3 weeks of every 4,
I cringe and lay in pain,
My cries for help unanswered,
Instead made to feel ashamed.

As a country, Australia is growing,
Becoming Bigger,...

February 5, 2019

Rose has Endometriosis (obviously), which has definitely complicated our relationship at times. I’m writing this to give a bit more context as to how our relationship has stayed so strong, and to help others struggling with their partner’s Endometriosis. 

My name is Mar...

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...

July 6, 2018

(Warning this script does contain some offensive language)

When my wife asked what it’s like to have a teenage daughter with endo my immediate reaction was – in a blink of an eye and without thinking –F****ed, F****ed and more F****ed.

When I thought of writing this I to...

April 18, 2018

Recently one of our youngest support group members, Celestia 'Rose', shared what endometriosis means to her and how it has affected her education and life. Today we hear from Rose's incredibly supportive mum, Kimberley. 

We first met Kimberley, along with Rose's father...

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