September 15, 2016 | Endometriosis
Having an endometriosis flare is one of the worst things to experience with my condition; especially when you have a prior engagement or meeting that you cannot miss. As I mentioned on my instagram page, I was experiencing a really bad flare this past week. An endometriosis (we call our condition endo for short) flare is a symptom experienced when the body gives off a signal that in returns delivers an inflammatory response. Medically regardless of the body trying to rid itself from extra swelling, inflammation can still occur – thus leading to bloating within the abdominal area. A flare can also be caused by consuming foods that are unhealthy for one with endometriosis. Below is a picture I posted a few weeks ago on instagram when I was having a flare of my own.
Having an endo flare does NOT mean you cannot be trendy or should cancel your plans; it simply calls for a wardrobe change – just like what I did. This past Sunday I was determined to attend church service in-spite of my flare, so I looked in closet and put on this cute swing dress I purchased last year on sale for $11 at Forever 21! I realized that A-line and flare (of course) cut fit me the best during this time. Although my dress is no longer in stock, I found this dress and also a plus sized dress that are really cute and affordable.
Here are my tips on how to still look stylish during an endo flare:
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