Most people's holiday seasons are filled with family, food, drinks, and relaxation. Mine had some of that, but also included hysteroscopy, estrogen, moving, and bed rest. In short, I've been having issues with my cycle, and my RE and gynecologist both suggested going back to my surgeon to get a better look at what … Continue reading Doin’ Too Much: Surgery, Change, and my Holiday
For all of the years I've lived in the DC area, I've never been to any official, (or unofficial for that matter) CBC events. Why? I don't know. Probably the same reason I've never been to a HBCU homecoming: I just haven't. Howard is right down the road, and I have several friends that … Continue reading Doing Big Things!
Two weeks ago, I wrote a post about on the current power morcellator debate in women's healthcare as it relates to myomectomies and hysterectomies. Well, this is NOT going away any time soon. In fact, it seems the research and debate are really just getting started. The insurance company Highmark ( a part of the Blue … Continue reading Power Morcellators: The Saga Continues
One of the scariest things about having surgery is that you don't have any control over what happens, and technically, neither does your doctor. Although everything may seem fine on x-rays or MRIs, and all of your pre op testing could show you're low risk and everything should go smoothly, on any given procedure, … Continue reading Power Morcellators, the FDA, and You
For me, the 24 hours immediately following my surgery was a bit blurry. I still had all types of sedatives and anesthesia in my body, plus some percocet. Oddly I was wide awake at 3:00am for about 3 hours the first night. (which is when the above Instagram post happened) The basics are this: … Continue reading The Surgery-Part Four: Recovery