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 […]


Last year, our PCOS Cyster wrote this poem about her journey with the condition. As we prepare for PCOS awareness month, in September, we invite you to take a read! “It’s Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Month – PCOS Awareness, So Cysters will be educating and believe it will be Shameless! So if menstruation and such processes […]

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 […]