Dawn’s Thoughts…

“As a chronic illness sufferer, there is a period of time I experience (not sure if others do) which I like to call “the twilight zone”. It’s the period of time between a pain/illness flare (complete with rest and medication) and when you start to resume your regular activities. It’s duration depends on the individual. […]

Joint Public Lecture with the Barbados Drug Service

Please join the Barbados Drug Service and the Barbados Association of Endometriosis and P.C.O.S. as we present a Free Public Lecture and Panel Discussion. Dr. Damian Best willl present the lecture on the topic  “Demystifying Endometriosis.” Date: Tuesday September 11th, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm with an interactive pre-lecture display from 6:00 pm

Chronic Illness and the psychological impact on the Caribbean woman- a personal perspective – By Julia Mandeville

“African women in general need to know that it’s OK for them to be the way they are – to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence.”-Wangari Maathai From the time we became aware of our bodies as young ladies, we’ve been either directly or […]

Liana’s Story

Part 1 My period began in first form, and so did the signs that things were not normal. The third time I had my period, I discovered the hard way that they can be painful. I was standing in line at the canteen at lunch when the pain that had been building all morning became […]