In her exclusive blog for the iVillage series CelebVillage, actress Tia Mowry — who stars on the Style Network reality show Tia & Tamera — writes about the relief she felt having her 17-month-old son Cree (with actor husband Cory Hardrict) after years of struggling with the gynecological medical condition endometriosis.
“It all started around when I was about 21 years old. I would have menstrual cramps that would send me to my knees and to the bathroom. Literally! I was studying at Pepperdine University and my cramps were so bad I would have to excuse myself and head to the ladies’ room. There, sitting on the toilet would give me a little relief. Yes, sitting on the toilet. Go figure. An hour had gone by and I didn’t even know it. Class was over and the next thing I know I’m in the back of my car, crunched over in pain, while my sisterTamera is driving. This was not fun! I went to the doctor and she ran all kinds of tests, found nothing, and said to take a nice warm bath and I should be fine,” wrote Tia.
Read the rest over at iVillage.