Private Parts: Living well with bad periods and endometriosis (Paperback)Eleanor Thom (author)
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Eleanor Thom is living with endometriosis and she thinks that it's time to talk a bit more about our private parts.
Part memoir, part guide book and part survival guide, Private Parts retraces Eleanor's journey with endometriosis, offering readers practical, down-to-earth and friendly advice covering everything from what actually happens in an internal exam to the perfect post-op wardrobe.
Eleanor writes as fearlessly as she has fought this disease; with heart, honesty and a humour that is rarely afforded to subjects as serious as this. - Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Private Parts is just like its author: funny, brave, charming, honest, reassuring and ultimately brilliant - Joe Lycett
Written for the newly diagnosed as well as those who have had more operations than they can count on one hand, Private Parts is a friend and companion to everyone whose life has been impacted by this little understood condition. It will arm you for your doctors appointments and bring light and laughter in darker times.
Features exclusive inspirational interviews with Hilary Mantel, Paulette Edwards, Lena Dunham and Emma Barnett, as well as insights from experts in the field.
*A Stylist and Dazed best of 2019 book*
**As featured in How Do You Cope with Elis + John on BBC Radio 5, available to listen to on BBC Sounds**
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 30 mm
Private Parts is just like its author: funny, brave, charming, honest, reassuring and ultimately brilliant -- Joe Lycett
Inspirational * Observer *
Eleanor demystifies "Women' Problems" with plenty of laughs. Her ability to find light in dark situations shines through * Yorkshire Post *
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“An essential read for anyone with endometriosis”
2019 for me has been about endometriosis. In March, I was taken to A&E with an orange sized ovarian cyst that kept rupturing, linked to the endometriosis we were fairly positive I had. It's been a pretty... More
As someone who has close friends with Endemetriosis this book has given me such an insight into what my loved ones are going through and what is involved in surgeries and medication, aswell as their mindset.
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