After suffering with endo for what seems like a lifetime, I am booked in for a hysterectomy at the end of July. Up until 8 months ago I was having the Prostap injecton which worked for a long time and kept symptoms pretty much at bay. Following a bone density scan they found some bone density loss in my lower spine, so had to stop the Prostap injections. I have had 2 periods, the first one was ok, but the second one 3wks later is awful. I have a range of symptoms but my pain is worse first thing in the morning when I walk up, lower back pain and pelvic pain. The pain is at its worst when I need the loo, so I guess that's why I suffer badly when I first get up. I take pain killers constantly and the pain is like tooth ache always there, but I do get days when its so bad I can't function. The pain has always been worse for me outside my periods. Some days I look like I'm 6mths pregnant with the bloating. I get 2/3 days when I actually feel ok then the cycle starts all over again. I have to suffer for a further 5 weeks then fingers crossed everything will be ok. I hope so because its affect my life and at 43 with an 8yrs old son (who we struggled to get because of the endo) I need to be well again.