Feel Good Fridays

Legs hanging out of a bahtub
My awkward hotel room selfie; Oct. 2019

What a week it’s been! Crazy at work. And endless chores and repairs at home. But one huge reprieve from a stressful week?

Doctor-ordered soaks in a hot bath for my healing bum.

They’ve been glorious. I’d forgotten how much I miss just relaxing in a hot, sudsy or epsom-salty bath. I even found a few “bath time meditations” on Youtube to further that relaxation.

“I love the magic of a hot bath, how time pauses and every grievance melts away.”

― Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, and Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

What do you do to relax after a tough day or week?

Feel Good Fridays

The sun beaming through clouds at twilight

It’s the end of the week already?!?

So, bringing you a reason to laugh:

“Laughter is magic that dispenses clouds and creates sunshine in the soul.” 
― Richelle E. GoodrichSmile Anyway

If you’re down in the depths, try to find something to make you smile. A memory, a thought, a thing, a book, a quote, a TV show, a friend, a pet, a game, or even sleep and find it in a dream.

May you find peace.

Blogs I updated this week:

C-Sections & Endometriosis:  added a March 2018 study published in the  International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics & Gynecology of a woman who had a large purple lump on her c-section scar that oozed greenish fluid during her periods.  Any guesses as to the diagnosis?

Endometriosis & the Lungs: added a March 2018 study of a woman with a collapsed lung and the positive biopsy results for Endometriosis found in the pleural cavity.

Lupron Depot: My Experience:  added an update as to how I’m doing three years later, as well as a 2018 study of long-term effects of Lupron Depot use, published in the Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Natural Products I’ve Fallen in Love With: added Truth Serum deodorant made by Lucky AF Club.

Feel Good Fridays!

person in bush eyebrows and mustache disguise

It’s Friday!!!  And a lucky one at that! St. Patrick’s Day has always been one of my favorites! Why? I get to wear insane amounts of my favorite color: GREEN! 😀  So here I am in a gigantic puffy green top hat, my shamrock tank top, absurd shiny green eyeshadow, and a chunk green ring.  I was giggling on my entire drive to work since my top hat had smooshed up against the roof of the Jeep.  Just…FUN!

So, today’s quote is from Richelle Goodrich:

“It’s okay to be absurd, ridiculous, and downright irrational at times; silliness is sweet syrup that helps us swallow the bitter pills of life.”

EMBRACE your inner silliness every once in a while!  Be a goof.  Enjoy life. LAUGH!  …and…

Have a wonderful weekend!

💚 Lisa

Blogs that have been updated this week:

Adenomyosis– added a Feb. 2017 study regarding imaging studies and diagnosing Ado, published in La Radiologia Medica.

Bladder & Endometriosis – added a Jan. 2017 study about a woman who suffered kidney damage due to Endometriosis on both of her ureters, published in Port J Nephrol Hypert.  Also added Feb. 2017 study about a woman with bladder Endometriosis, published in International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology.  

C-Sections & Endometriosis – added a Feb. 2017 report of woman whose giant c-section lump had ruptured, published in Journal of Case Reports and Studies !  Also added March 2017 study regarding three new cases of c-section scar/abdominal wall Endometriosis, published in International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Endometriosis & The Bowel – added Feb. 2017 study regarding excision surgery for colorectal Endometriosis and fertility issues, published in European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology.  Also added a Feb. 2017 study in Gastroenterology Research about a woman with Endometriosis on her colon, which was discovered because of rectal bleeding, followed by two colonoscopies.

Endometriosis & The Lungs – added March 2017 study about a woman who went to the emergency room due to pain and difficulty breathing two days after her period started – she collapsed while undergoing testing and was whisked away into surgery, published in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports.

Natural Products that I’ve Fallen in Love with – added Orglamix’s miracle worker color correcting cream and Orglamix’s cuticle oil pens.

Feel Good Fridays!

arizona-sunrise-1353151490dop

Happy Friday!!

Today’s quote is by American author, Richelle Goodrich:

“Every sunrise is an invitation for us to arise and brighten someone’s day.”

Be kind to those around you.  Strike up a conversation with a stranger.  Say “hello” when passing someone. Smile.  Hold open the door.  Offer a homeless person a bottle of water, an apple,  or a $1 or $2.  Reach up and get something off a high shelf for someone obviously reaching for it.  Ask someone how their day is going…and truly listen to their response.

Get out there and make someone’s day!  And happy Weekend!

This week we updated the following blog entries:

Bladder & Endometriosis – added Jan. 2017 European Urology article; added Jan. 2017 International Surgery Journal article

Bowel & Endometriosis – added Jan. 2017 Fertility & Sterility article

C-Section Scars & Endometriosis – added Jan. 2017 Journal of Midwifery & Reproductive Health article

Yours,

Lisa