Hi all, I'm cheryl and I'm 35. I was diagnosed with endometriosis and a fibroid in June 2010 following a laporoscopy and hysteroscopy. At the time I was recently married and wanted to try for a baby. I was given 6 months of zoladex injections then tried to conceive naturally for 12 months but had a failed attempt at Ivf in April 2012. We started the adoption process in September 2012 but unfortunately by husband was diagnosed with leukaemia in March 2013 and passed away in the November. In the meantime my endometriosis symptoms were just bearable. I have always suffered with heavy periods but used mefanamic acid and tranexamic acid to control them and my cycle was generally 21/22 days. My periods are painful and I suffer a lot of back ache. as I said until January this year I was able to cope with the symptoms but it became unbearable so I was referred back to the consultant gynaecologist. I saw her in March and she put me on the mini pill. I was fine for two weeks but then started bleeding. After 3 weeks the bleeding was so heavy I had to phone in work sick. I saw my GP who gave me the combined pill to try. Things improved with this but the bleeding never completely stopped and the last couple of days it's started to get heavier again. Also, I had an Ultrasound scan a few weeks back but it didn't show anything. Today I'm feeling so down, almost depressed. This has taken over my life at a time when I'm trying to rebuild a life for myself. I've tried to bring forward my appointment with the consultant but there are none available. I'm not sure I can last til 27th May like this. If anyone has any good suggestions or positive stories, please share them.... I need something to pick me up xx
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