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Voices: Learning to live with endometriosis

Through my adolescence, whenever the unfortunate time of the month would arrive, I would be deemed as “over-dramatic” or just be going through what was known as “girl-problems.” But to me, it was so much more than that. From pain medications to heating pads or warm baths, to different pain medications because the first ones didn’t work, I was coaxed into the idea that what I was experiencing was normal and that I just had no pain tolerance.