Before getting an Endometriosis diagnosis, many of us have seen countless doctors (whether in an office visit or at the ER) and they always ended the visit with the same thing: "Well, everything looks normal". At first, I would get mad. I would get sad. I would be upset that the doctor couldn't figure out what was wrong. But then as you're leaving the ER with tears in your eyes, you start to think: "You know what... maybe I am just crazy".
Having your first laparoscopy is scary. For one, this is going to be where you find out if you have endo or not. And two, if you haven't had surgery before it can be nerve-wracking. Here's some tips to get you prepared.
If you have endometriosis, you have most likely heard the term "endo belly". And if you haven't like I once did, then you're about to feel way more relateable and maybe a *teeny tiny* amount of happiness because someone GETS you.