Real Life Diaries: Living with Endometriosis

Real Life Diaries: Living with Endometriosis

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Overview

Real Life Diaries: Living with Endometriosis by Lynda Cheldelin Fell, Carmela Pollock, Christa Hall

Awarded as one of Book Authority’s best books of all time, Living with Endometriosis offers 15 personal perspectives from women who live with endometrial disease, a chronic, invisible disorder affecting millions of women around the world yet remains a challenge to diagnose, treat, and manage. The collection of stories share intimate experiences, helpful remedies and useful resources, and offer firsthand insight into managing life and finding hope beyond the clinical perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781944328856
Publisher: AlyBlue Media
Publication date: 07/03/2017
Series: Real Life Diaries
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

LYNDA CHELDELIN FELL is an international best-selling author and creator of the award-winning Grief Diaries and Real Life Diaries book series. She embraces the power of storytelling as a healing modality across all life experiences. Learn more at www.LyndaFell.com.
Born in Melbourne, Australia, Carmela graduated from Melbourne University with a degree in Social Sciences. She is a wife and mother of one. She has worked in information technology for over twenty years as a consultant specializing in project and change management. A voracious reader, author, and mental health advocate, Carmela actively supports a number of organizations and institutions and provides support to mental health caregivers through her voluntary work with BeyondBlue (www.beyondblue.com.au) and Deakin University, as an expert panel member to establish guidelines for carers. She founded an online community to support mental health carers in Australia and across the globe called A Black Dog About the House. Carmela co-authored Grief Diaries: Grieving for the Living, where she shares her story of supporting a partner with depression. Carmela has retrained, turning her focus to health and well-being. She is the director and Usui Reiki Master/Teacher of Soulworks Essential Therapies. Her goal is to guide individuals to embrace discovering health and wellness from within using alternative therapies to complement Western medicine.

Table of Contents

1  The Beginning

2  Describing The Pain

3  Learning the Diagnosis

4  Identifying Our Triggers

5  Juggling Treatments

6  Toolbox of Remedies

7  Coping with Side Effects

8  Impact on Relationships

9 Mental Aspect of Pain

10 Working with Practitioners

11 Engaging in Intimacy

12 Impact on Sexual Identity

13 Sharing Resources

14 Braving Social Advice

15 Finding Support

16 Confessing Our Struggles

17 Finding the Silver Lining

18 Importance of Hope

19 Making Peace with Our Journey

20 Meet the Writers

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