GAIN Inc. Notice of AGM

GAIN Inc. Notice of AGM

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GAIN Inc will hold it's AGM on Saturday 9th Dec. 2017. All members welcome to attend.  Morning tea will be provided.   Phone: 6458 1670 or email enquiries@gain.org.au  if you will be attending.
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GAIN Runner Up in Connect Groups Awards

GAIN Runner Up in Connect Groups Awards

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2017 has been an eventful year for GAIN Inc.   Our pelvic pain support group was awarded finalist in Connect Groups Living it Forward Together category. Seen here are Catherine and Vanessa being presented with the award by the lovely Pip Brennan. CEO of Health Consumers Council WA.  A great night at the Parmelia Hilton.  Thank you to our members for voting for us.
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National Annual Awareness Day

National Annual Awareness Day

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GAIN Inc. president Catherine and Vice president Vanessa out and about in the CBD . Raising awareness and education on gynaecological health. Connect Groups National Annual awareness day is a great opportunity for GAIN to chat with the public and to network with other self supporting groups from around WA.  If you missed us, then we'll see you there again in 2018. http://www.connectgroups.org.au/about-us/goal-purpose-vision-mission/  
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My endometriosis journey

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Hi, my name is Catherine. Back in the 80’s  My Endometriosis journey began when I was roughly 17. I had the most awful pain during my menstrual cycle which resulted with numerous visits to the doctor and repeatedly being told that lots of people have bad period pain and to take over the counter pain killers. I did exactly that for nearly 2 years until I started to pass out with the pain. I was referred to a gynaecologist and Endometriosis was diagnosed. The only treatment offered to me was stronger painkillers. Due to repeated emergency admissions to hospital with pain and what they called endometrial "chocolate cysts" I had surgery to remove half my left ovary and then 6 months later the other half was removed. A year or so later…
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