No one explained to me how endometriosis works, its possible causes, its challenges, the treatment options (not in detail, anyway!), nor how the condition evolves over the long term. And reparations? HA!
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that any person who suffers from chronic health problems with mental health components, must be in want of someone to cheerfully suggest: "Have you tried meditation and yoga?"
This weekend has been sunny, chilly, and uncharacteristically... eerie. A personal update on how I'm feeling and how I've been keeping myself calm.
The mainstream "self-care" conversation is all about escape as indulgence, luxury as balm. Fuck that.
This past month has been a disarmingly quiet one, on my end. Apart from the odd personal tragedies that follow me around, lingering like unease after a nightmare, the month has been almost