Apparently, My Pain Is Real.

The medical system failed me for years. Now I have answers, and I was right all along.

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When I went to the emergency room this past July suffering from severe dysmenorrhea, I received dismissive and unsympathetic care. I was under the impression that heavy bleeding, pain so excruciating you cannot speak or move that lasts for hours, and dizziness were cause…




Feminist, scientist. Battling chronic illness. Horse crazy. (she/they)

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Sarah Olson Michel

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Feminist, scientist. Battling chronic illness. Horse crazy. (she/they)

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