Endometriosis: A Profound Effect on the Women of our World

As Endometriosis Awareness Month continues…who knew that a word prompt could be so fruitful? Here is my first blog post in response to a word prompt, and it just so happens to be about endometriosis! 💛🎗


This is the first time I have done one of WordPress’s Daily Word Prompt Challenges, so I hope I am doing it correctly. Today’s word is profound, and *cue the cheese* it had a profound effect on me.

I, and 176 million other women on this planet we call Earth, suffer from a disease called endometriosis. That number equals out to about 1 in 10 women. So let’s say you know about 100 women. That means 10 of them have endometriosis whether they know it or not. But it’s a disease almost no one has heard of. How can this be? Because it’s a “below-the-waist” issue, which has been an area of the female body that people feel ashamed to talk about due to cultural taboos that exist to this day. So what? Let’s talk about it.

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1 thought on “Endometriosis: A Profound Effect on the Women of our World”

  1. Yes, profound! Profoundly painful and profoundly silent, even shameful, profoundly difficult, even devastating. I like your push here to break the silence. Hope you’re doing well Rx!!


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