My Years-long Battle with Undiagnosed Endometriosis

“Patient Reassured”

Adelia Ritchie
Published in
7 min readMar 13
Photo by Alexander Krivitskiy on Unsplash

As a 16-year-old senior in high school, I wore my gym clothes to school under my regular outfits to avoid exposing my skinny, underdeveloped, naked body to the jeering eyes of my much more round and bosomy classmates.