Joanie Cox-Henry Joanie Cox-Henry, Contributing Writer

Joanie Cox-Henry is a journalist with a Bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University and more than 17 years of industry experience. She has been battling endometriosis for more than a decade and while she lost an ovary to the disease in 2013, she has not lost her sense of humor or her passion to bring hope to others living with the illness. 

Need Some Gym-spiration? Exercise Can Help Your Endo

Need Some Gym-spiration? Exercise Can Help Your Endo

We’ve all been there. After a long day, the idea of hitting the gym seems more unlikely than getting through an episode of This Is Us without crying a bucketful of tears. But for women with endometriosis, regular exercise, which can also…

The Curse of the Black Pants: An Endo Girl's Attempt to Survive Menstrual Mishaps

The Curse of the Black Pants: An Endo Girl's Attempt to Survive Menstrual Mishaps

My father-in-law was about to blow the candles out on his 61st birthday cake when I felt a familiar dampness between my legs. It was trickling through the crack of my underwear like an unwanted stream of water beneath an air conditioning unit.…