Hi everyone I'm new here..Just had 1st lap for suspected endometriosis last week and now told I have severe endometriosis involving ovaries, tubes and bowel. Adhesions everywhere. Have been advised to start decapeptyl injections to try to shrink back the endo. My symptoms are largely bowel related and only during my period. Surgery to free my bowel was mentioned but I'm hoping the Gnrh injections and also the fact I'm nearing a natural menopause (i'm 48) might mean I can avoid that. Since my surgery and diagnosis I have been tearful and worried I will be even more emotional once I started the injections. I can't believe I have gone along for years with symptoms and told myself they are normal period pains. I had 2 children in my late 20s but I think the pain and symptoms started after I had them. I am upset with myself. Does anyone else have experience similar to mine. Will it be possible to avoid bowel surgery? Is it normal to feel tired with endo? I will appreciate hearing from anyone with any advice or experience. Thank you!