In16Years

Ep9: How to Stop Self Sabotaging Your Endo Diet

Many of us want to eat healthy, but find it really hard to actually commit to it. How do we stick to our true priorities of feeling better and not give in to our food cravings? As Brittany goes over a method to stop self-sabotage and align our actions with our priorities, Amy has a…

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Ep8: The Endometriosis Diet

Do you follow the endometriosis diet? We talk about what it is, why some people follow it, how to know what foods are right for you, and where to find recipes for nutritious meals. Amy has eaten this way for 14 years and shares tips overcoming common obstacles. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES:…

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Ep7: Period Shame, Endoflares, and Social Stigma

Amy shares about her mortifying endoflare at work, which makes us wonder why as womxn do we often feel shame in relation to our periods, our endo, and reproductive organs? We explore societal, cultural, and historical reasons, and what we can do about it. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com

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Ep6: What’s it Like to Live with Endometriosis?

What does endo have in common with a horror movie? Find out as we explore what symptoms like pain with sex, bowel movements, and periods really mean on a physical and emotional level. We go into detail about the challenges, the ‘rules’, the consequences, and ways to empower ourselves. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE…

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Ep5: Changing Your Experience with Pain

Is there a way to suffer less during painful moments? We talk about techniques Amy learned to help her get through hours of crippling menstrual pain when medicine no longer provided relief. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com

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Ep4: What Does Endometriosis Pain Feel Like?

Excruciating period pain and flares are common for many people with endo. We talk about everything from the fear leading up to menstruation, to the trauma of the pain itself, to the days after recovering from it – and what that is like both physically and emotionally. Although we laugh about the challenges, this episode…

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Ep3: 9 Tips for Better Medical Care

Want to make more empowered and educated decisions about your medical care? We talk about what Amy did wrong, and right, over the years when looking for a doctor and treatment plan for her endo, and what can be learned from those experiences. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com

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Ep2: From Dismissal to Diagnosis

Ever been dismissed by a doctor – or several – and start to doubt yourself? We talk about the obstacles womxn face trying to get diagnosed with endo and how lonely it can feel when no one believes your symptoms. We talk about Amy’s journey to diagnosis, how strong endo sufferers are, and where she…

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Ep1: Introducing a Dragon that Ate My Ovary

Welcome! We’re Amy and Brittany. We’ll introduce our ridiculous health problems, and then share our thoughts on living with chronic pain and serious health conditions. This episode touches on several topics and is full of humor and hope. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com

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