‘we sobbed for myself. it was just the start of my journey’

‘we sobbed for myself. it was just the start of my journey’

Endometriosis affects one in 10 females in Ireland, writes Emily Hourican. Two affected individuals explain just just how the debilitating condition effects on their life

Emily Hourican

‘As a lady, probably the many important things you could develop become is just a mom. You may spend your days holding an infant doll. Then you definitely get ‘the talk’ in college. You will find away what it really means to have child. You can get your first duration. That is very unique things a girl undergoes. Why does it hurt a great deal? Everyone claims I’m ‘adjusting’. I’m told every person having a womb has durations – therefore do each of them faint and toss up and bleed for several days at a stretch too?”

this really is the trajectory from youngster to girl that Kitty O’Brien, now 20, happens to be through. Continue reading “‘we sobbed for myself. it was just the start of my journey’”