2018/11/13
vaginal cuff, hysterectomy, endometriosis

A Vaginal Cuff is Not an Accessory

What is a vaginal cuff ? Everwonder what that even means? I’ll be honest, I never even heard of the word before I got one. I can […]
2018/11/07
Hysterectomy, surgery, uterine fibroids, fibroids, what happens when you get a hysterectomy

Take this Uterus and Shove It

Take this uterus and shove it! You ain’t welcome here no more! Remember that song? Take this job and shove it? Yeah, that’s how I’m feeling […]
2018/11/06
hysterectomy, last period ever, menstruation, uterine fibroids

When You Realize that You Just had Your Last Period Ever

When you’re young, it feels like waiting forever for your period to come. Then, once you start, it feels like you are going to have a […]
2018/09/24
hysterectomy, uterine fibroids, fibroids, endometriosis, gynecological issues, perimenopause , uterine biopsy, cancer, poor man's d and c, D&C

Why I’m Having a Hysterectomy before the Uterine Fibroids Kill Me

It stands to reason that since women’s superpower is that we can conceive, grow, birth and feed babies taking our uterus is like using Kryptonite on […]
2018/09/22
hysterectomy, uterine fibroids, fibroids, endometriosis, gynecological issues, perimenopause , uterine biopsy, cancer, poor man's d and c, D&C

The Poor Man’s D & C and Waiting for Biopsy Results

What trumps a surprise uterine biopsy? A surprise poor man’s D and C. It’s not the same as a D and C in the hospital under […]
2018/09/20
endometriosis, fibroids, colposcopy, menorrhagia, hysterectomy, uterine fibroids

The Menopause Spectrum

My birthday is next week. I’m turning 30 for the umpteenth time and hoping my fibroids don’t want to be part of the celebration. This month’s […]
2014/03/25
How to embrace getting older, sisters, best friends, motherhood, growing up, I used to be beautiful, getting older

I Used to Be Beautiful

I use to be beautiful but no one told me how to embrace getting older. When I was younger, I always thought I could be taller, thinner, […]