Ok, so I was diagnosed with Endo in October 2011 in Ireland after a lap and was put straight on decapeptyl (The Menopause) That was a truly horrific experience one that I hope to never repeat (I will be a 90 lady on HRT), and my periods returned 10 months later with as much gusto and unpleasantness as every before. Now living in the UK my GP prescribed me diclofenic and codamarol. This was making it just bearable enough to stay at work during my cycle while I wait for a Gynae appointment. (I had asked to be referred straight to an endo clinic but I have been informed that the collectively agreed course of treatment in Herts is to offer the pill, painkillers and a gynae consult before further referral). On my last visit she again asked if I would try the pill and that it had shown several benefits to the treatment of symptoms. Not to be one to pass up an opportunity to feel even the slightest bit better I have agreed. I am now on my 12 day and boy am I having fun. First of all I've been spotting and peeing blood everyday since. The depression over the first 9 days was stiffling and I am just about getting my head back. I have been having pains everyday and while they are not as bad as a proper full on 4 day period the fact that it has been happening for two weeks now is getting the better of me. On top of this I am now experiencing a horrible sharp pain in my vagina. I have had sharp pains down there before but never so frequent. I would love to know if anyone else has gone through this and if you went on to get to a place where the pill has changed your life like my GP expects. I'm seriously considering just calling it a day on the pill, at least when I have a period I know what day its coming, how long it will last, how to make the pain more bearable and that on day 5 it will be gone for another 25 days, I do not have the same control at the moment
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