Tracey Lindeman

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Bleed

Destroying Myths and Misogyny in Endometriosis Care

Journalist Tracey Lindeman knows it all too well. Decades of suffering from endometriosis propelled the creation of BLEED — part memoir, part investigative journalism, and all … 322 View
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Prologue

anger can be power

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In the prologue, Lindeman describes what endometriosis is, how it is regarded within the health care system, and the gender politics that surround the disease. She briefly describes her own … 13 $1.30 Add
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What Do I Get?

navigating the healthcare minefield

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In this chapter, Lindeman examines reproductive rights in the context of hysterectomies. She describes her own personal experience attempting to obtain a hysterectomy, the dismissal of female … 12 $1.20 Add
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Oh Bondage, Up Yours!

how the system got its power

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In this chapter, Lindeman examines how the power imbalance of the doctor-patient relationship and the feminization of "sick role" impact the medical care received by women and those … 38 $3.80 Add
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Open Up and Bleed

the mental dimensions of pain

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Lindeman explores the correlation between psychological distress and physical pain, and how this manifests for people who suffer from endometriosis, PCOS, and other pelvic disorders. She … 17 $1.70 Add
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Typical Girls

Intersections

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Lindeman examines how the various intersecting characteristics of a patient’s identity will directly inform their ability to be accurately diagnosed and receive proper medical care. She … 32 $3.20 Add
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Nervous Breakdown

the great birth control swindle

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In this chapter, Lindeman examines the medical reaction to female pain and the shift towards pharmaceutical intervention to alleviate this pain. Lindeman uses research as well as her own … 27 $2.70 Add
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We’re Desperate

to breed or not to breed?

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In this chapter, Lindeman examines how reproductive health is impacted by the financially lucrative pharmaceutical industry. She recounts the non-consensual drug trials, mass-sterilizations, and … 44 $4.40 Add
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I Wanna Be Well

the pain scale and other lies

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In this chapter, Lindeman discusses how male dominant medical trials, a universal pain scale, and the chronic but non-fatal nature of pelvic disorders contribute to a disregard for the pain … 33 $3.30 Add
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Notice of Eviction

2 legit 2 quit (the system)

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In this chapter, Lindeman narrates her experience of receiving a hysterectomy during the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. 24 $2.40 Add
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Bad Reputation

burning it down

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In this chapter, Lindeman describes the patient role: what the perfect patient is, and what kind of treatment you receive when you are not one. She discusses her own patient experience and the … 20 $2.00 Add
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Epilogue

born to lose, live to win

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In the epilogue to her book, Lindeman reflects on life with endometriosis, the difficulty to maintain a personal identity while dealing with chronic pain, and what life has been like post-surgery. 5 $0.50 Add