Janelle’s Story

Shared October 22, 2016 Hi my name is Janelle Mellowes. I’m 27, I’m a bajan and I have endometriosis. I had my first surgery on 20th August 2009 on the island of Nevis. I was very nervous but I asked God to remove all my fears and that he did. The surgery was successful. The […]

Cassandra’s PCOS Story

10 years old- passed out and fell down the stairs at primary school a couple times. Extreme stomach cramps and embarrassing pool of blood was my introduction to “womanhood”. Never thought anything was “wrong” with me, in the Caribbean, heavy periods ( backpain, headaches, heavy bleeding and mood swings/ real,real miserable) are an important part […]

Barbados Association of Endometriosis and P.C.O.S. Questionnaire 2019

Description and Purpose: Endometriosis, Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), Uterine fibroids, Adenomyosis and Painful Periods (Primary Dysmenorrhea) are included in a class diseases or conditions called menstrual disorders.  You are invited to participate in a research survey designed to understand how symptoms of menstrual disorders impact the daily life of women living in Barbados. The survey has two primary […]

Ten Questions with A Bajan Endo Warrior- Krystle Carew.

Ten Questions with A Bajan Endo Warrior: As we begin Endometriosis Awareness Month 2019 in Barbados, we’re going to get to know a few local endowarriors in Barbados with this blog series: “Ten Questions with A Bajan Endo Warrior”. Today, the 1st of March 2019, we will start off our 10 Question Series with Krystle: mother, partner, sister, daughter, friend, entrepreneur and a bajan endowarrior.

PCOS Dance Party!

September is recognized as PCOS Awareness Month and originally the event was to be in September, but due to circumstances beyond our control, we had to move it to October. Nevertheless, despite the original challenges, we persisted and on Sunday the 14th of  October we co-hosted an event for PCOS awareness with our regular partner, […]

PCOS Cysters Share! -Caribbean

The Barbados Association of Endometriosis and PCOS and the PCOS Fairy Dust Foundation are joining forces again to provide a platform for women in the Caribbean who have been diagnosed with PCOS to share and learn from each other. September is PCOS Awareness Month and during this month one of our activities will be to […]