Painful Periods, Dismissive Doctors & a Diagnosis: Deena’s Endometriosis Journey

After Bedtime with Big Little Feelings

Dec 27 2023 • 36 mins

On today’s episode, Deena tells all about her journey with endometriosis. Endometriosis affects 11% of women, so we have to ask ourselves, WHY is it SO effing hard to get a diagnosis and WHY aren’t more people talking about it?!? We go DEEP and cover it all, from the periods that left Deena doubled over in pain, to the doctors that brushed her off, to her recent surgery and recovery—and why it doesn’t just end there. If this episode helps one single woman to trust her intuition, remember she's not alone, and advocate for herself when it comes to her OWN body, it will be a story worth sharing. PLUS: A real time update from Deena on her endometriosis surgery and recovery How the recovery process has been SUPER healing for her marriage What exactly is endometriosis—and why is it SO freaking painful? Will this diagnosis affect Deena’s hopes to have another baby?! The symptoms that she was being told to ignore that ALL women should look out for A few concerning surprises that she was not totally expecting... Why she’s feeling a mix of SO relieved and super scared of the unknown The transcript of this episode can be found here! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit