What To Do If You Think You May Have Endometriosis

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Do you know what to do if you think you may have endometriosis?

First of all, what is endometriosis? Bloody painful for a start, it can be debilitating and is often misdiagnosed, as it was in my case. 

For almost thirty years, I was backwards and forwards to the doctors with upset stomach’s, sickness, heavy and painful periods and not once was endometriosis mentioned. I was in my early 40’s requiring a new mattress before I even heard of it. The doctors had diagnosed IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome,) told me to stop eating spicy food and stop stressing but, that didn’t stop the sometimes chronic pain for three out of four weeks every month. 

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3 Positive Ways To Reduce Stress, Anxiety Or Depression Whilst In Lockdown

3 Positive Ways To Reduce Stress, Anxiety Or Depression Whilst In Lockdown

I would love to share with you 3 positive ways to reduce stress, anxiety or depression whilst in lockdown.

Looking after your mental health has never been more imperative than during the current Covid pandemic.

Issues such as stress, anxiety or depression can very often take over your life, impacting on your career, family and social life. With so much uncertainty nagging at us daily, it is vital to find ways of coping with our mental health. 

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Do You Know What To Expect Following A Hysterectomy?

Do You Know What To Expect Following A Hysterectomy?

Do you know what to expect following a hysterectomy? No, neither did I. I expected it to be painful and life-changing and although I was well prepared physically and mentally, I wasn’t prepared for some of the things which followed and the after-effects of the surgery. I am writing this blog to help you understand what to expect following a hysterectomy. 

There were are few things which caught me off guard:

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Using Mediumship To Heal You

Using Mediumship To Heal You

Using mediumship to heal you can be very powerful. Finding the right medium to help can also be very daunting.

Many years ago, I was struggling with life. I was suffering from stress, anxiety and depression and at the end of my tether. Trying to think of ways I could end it all. That was when I visited my first spiritual medium.  

The reading was not what I expected. My family confirmed that the information I didn’t understand was correct. The only way she could have known it was by speaking to my departed loved ones.

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3 Positive Ways To Reduce Stress, Anxiety Or Depression Whilst Coming To Terms With A Hysterectomy Induced Menopause

Do You Know What To Expect Following A Hysterectomy?

Looking after your mental health and finding your self worth is important but never more imperative than when you are facing or have faced a hysterectomy induced menopause. In this blog, I would like to share with you 3 positive ways to reduce stress, anxiety or depression whilst coming to terms with a hysterectomy induced menopause. 

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Why I Wrote My First Novel. Katie, A New Chapter.

Why I Wrote My First Novel: Katie, A New Chapter

Katie, A New Chapter is the debut novel by author Lisa M Billingham. Here I share with you why I wrote my first novel.

Perfect Timing

Covid 19 forced me to write my first novel. I decided many years ago to write a book. Mentioned it often enough to make friends roll their eyes. I could tell what they were thinking. Here she goes again, another hair-brained scheme and it was, at the time. I was already suffering from stress, anxiety, depression and low self-worth plus, I was about to go into hospital for a hysterectomy. Writing a book wasn’t an option. It is now. Having been repatriated to the UK from Fuerteventura, I had time on my hands. A lot of it. Now, using my creative skills to write the first in a series of novels. I have loved writing this one and, I intend for it to help others find their self worth and live a life they love.

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Preparing For a Hysterectomy And Adapting To Life Through The Menopause

Do You Know What To Expect Following A Hysterectomy?

Hysterectomy

I never thought I would be preparing for a hysterectomy at 42. Life was chaotic, working in the corporate sector as a Business Development Manager, travelling the length and breadth of the United Kingdom.

Just when I thought life was being kind to me, I had previously struggled with stress, anxiety depression and low self-worth and, I was finally moving forward with my life. Now I was being told I had stage 4 endometriosis and I needed a hysterectomy.

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8 Positive Ways To Reduce Stress, Anxiety Or Depression

8 positive ways to reduce stress, anxiety or depression and increase your self-worth. Stress, anxiety and depression are more prevalent than ever in this Covid world we live in, after suffering myself, I know how it feels. 

You:

  • Become tearful or irritable,
  • Are extra sensitive to criticism for no apparent reason,
  • Depend on cigarettes, caffeine or alcohol,
  • Notice a change in your work life and home life are suffering,
  • You lose interest in sex,
  • Find you are unable to concentrate.
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