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Hysterectomy Recovery: 8 Weeks-1 Year Post Op

In October, about 7 weeks post op, I got my EDS diagnosis! It has been really helpful because now doctors kind of know what do to with me now and can make better decisions. I got a third UTI shortly after the second, and my PCP put me on antibiotics. It was the same antibiotic… Continue reading Hysterectomy Recovery: 8 Weeks-1 Year Post Op

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Hysterectomy Recovery: Day 1- Week 8 Post-Op

(Warning, contains some graphic writing about post op recovery) Before I left the hospital, I was given a list of instructions. No driving or working for 6 weeks, no lifting over 10 pounds, no baths, no exercising except for walking, nothing inserted in the vagina, not tampons (I really want to know who the heck… Continue reading Hysterectomy Recovery: Day 1- Week 8 Post-Op

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Pre-Op, Surgery, and Post Op

(contains some graphic written content about surgical procedure) Pre-Op I had two pre-op appointments. One was with my gynecologist about a week or so before surgery, and the other was with a surgical nurse three or so days before surgery. For the pre-op with my gynecologist, I made sure to bring a list of questions,… Continue reading Pre-Op, Surgery, and Post Op

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Its My One Year Hysterversary Week!

This week, on the 31st, is the 1 year anniversary of my hysterectomy! To "celebrate" I want to share some stories about my hysterectomy- my IUD story, why I decided to have a hysterectomy, about adoption/not wanting kids, an in depth post about my hysterectomy on the 31st and the 8 weeks post op, and… Continue reading Its My One Year Hysterversary Week!