I didn’t have endometriosis, I had PMP

My story began a few months after I got married. My first symptom was the sudden onset of intense pain while I was at work one day. After a few hours, the pain subsided but I decided to make an appointment with my family doctor a few days later.

My waist kept expanding over a period of seven months

I was working as a daybaker and would come home and fall asleep on the sofa soon after I got home. I was exhausted and, despite exercising regularly and when my mother asked me if I was pregnant I began to feel unsettled. I also experienced some back pain that felt like my muscles were torn apart (like Velcro).

Canadian Conference 15/16th Sept 2011

Some of you may already know that I was recently invited as a guest speaker at a conference hosted by the Canadian Organisation for Rare Disorders (CORD) in Toronto. This was a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness of PMP and to network with other patient advocates...