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When will it end?!

Monday I finally had the colonoscopy and it went good I guess. The prep was AWFUL! Dr noticed when they went by my uterus during the procedure is when I had the most intense pain. 221 more words


Just so you know TOTAL hysterectomy is ...

Many times while talking to people and patients I will hear them talk about total hysterectomy.  When I ask them what their definition of total hysterectomy is many of them tell me, “It’s when the uterus, tubes and ovaries get taken out — everything.” 253 more words


da Vinci Surgery system

Someone close to my family passed away this summer of cancer. In lieu of flowers her family asked for donations to help fund a new da Vinci Surgery robot for the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton. 235 more words


elizabetcetera reblogged this on da Vinci Total Hysterectomy 2014 and commented:

Finally someone wrote about the da Vinci so I don't have to! THANK YOU!!!  This short post details the advantages of the da Vinci method ... the reason why I chose this as the method for my hysterectomy. uterus drawing

A Moment of Gratitude

I rant a little (or a lot) on this blog.  I talk about the crazy things that are going on in my life and how difficult it has been to deal with it all.   1,510 more words



“Scars are a reminder that healing has taken place.” – (c)Gracie K. Harold 2014

The most profound thing was discovered by my surgeon during my recent hysterectomy. 288 more words


Decision Making ... Hysterectomy

Of course hysterectomies are chosen and performed for numerous different reasons.

  • Menorrhagia and dysfunctional uterine bleeding. This seems to be one of the most common reasons in my experience as a nurse working in the surgical field.  
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Of course it took me some time, but I do know my life’s journey is God’s plan. It took many years, however to understand this. 325 more words