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Sleeping Bears

“You should always let sleeping bears lie…”

“Its dogs Mum. Let sleeping dogs lie not bears.”

“I like bears.”

As a family we have never been very good at communication despite there being only three of us, me, Mum and Dad. 1,818 more words

Estrogenless

Do you know much about estrogen?  I sure don’t.  I kind of had a crash course last December before/during/after the hysterectomy, but if you asked me to give you the dictionary-definition of it, I’m out. 579 more words

Cowden's Syndrome

Unexpected side effect

I never imagined in my wildest dreams that hysterectomy would fix my chronic constipation.  But it has.  I have not changed my diet.  I am not eating some uber fiber diet and drinking 12 1/2 quarts of water a day.   95 more words

Hysterectomy

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

Life

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

Hysterectomy

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

Biology

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

Inspirational