Growing up with Endometriosis

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Growing up with endometriosis was a big struggle.

I remember when I was in the 8th grade, I got these really bad cramps. Not the kind of cramps that like “ow” but like “OWWWW!!!” I was taking a science test.

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All I remember is me going to the nurse and she said that cramps are normal for a girl to have on her period. And I’m like well yes, duh, but these aren’t normal. And she said “here are some mints” and sent me off to my homeroom to take my test.

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I called my mom in the hallway and told her I needed to go and I couldn’t bear it anymore. My mom picked me up, I got a 0 on my exam, no retakes. I went to the hospital. I had 4 cysts rupturing at the same time.

Endometriosis has bothered me for about 6 years and it never gets easier.

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