Becoming ill when you’re ready ill with endometriosis

These days I have to take a holiday from work, not when I fancy going abroad (like many people who book holiday), but when my body needs a break.

My energy levels are tangible not just each day, but each month. Working full-time with endometriosis means getting a sense for when my body is running on its lowest ebb, and needs a break.

No one enjoys illness, but nothing frustrates me more than becoming ill with something else when I am trying to recuperate from how endo drains me.

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My name is Michelle and I've been living and working with endometriosis for seven years. I hope to provide some hope for this illness through practical advice and discussion of this awful disease. You can read more about my story on my about me page.


  • Went for my first run post surgery yesterday. 🙌 2 days ago
  • Replaced my dressings today. Consultant used cord for my stitches. Not looking forward to having those cut out. 2 weeks ago
  • In hospital today for my 4th laparoscopy. They got me to check in to the hospital using the covid app which was the…… 2 weeks ago