Tags » Hysterectomy

Woman on pause?

When you have a total hysterectomy (removal of uterus and cervix, fallopian tubes and ovaries are left) you shouldn’t enter menopause immediately. My surgeon did warn me that the chances are that menopause would happen a few years earlier than it would normally though. 704 more words


Slow But Steady Progress

I’m six weeks post op for my hysterectomy.  I feel completely healed most of the time with the exception of an occasional twinge of discomfort if I wear my belt too tight around my waist but I’m not officially cleared to resume normal lifting for another two weeks.   870 more words


A few things I want to say about hysterectomy two years after having one

I am very aware that my hysterectomy related posts have been a few and far between since the actual operation and immediate recovery. I feel like I want to contribute more towards the the “need to know” of women contemplating this operation – and especially the return to running – but everything just went so incredibly smoothly for me that once I was (literally) up and running the operation itself was just a side note. 770 more words


Should ovaries be sacrificed during uterus removal operation (hysterectomy)?

Most hysterectomy operations also include removal of ovaries and this practice is going on for decades and probably no one knows who started this practice. The rational which is kept forward for removal of ovaries is that it will eliminate the risk of developing ovarian cancer. 265 more words


Things That Go Bump In The Night

Ok, they are supposed to, but they haven’t.

My hubs and I, well, we haven’t gone “bump in the night” in two years.

It is what brachytherapy does. 95 more words


Will you be having more kids?

I started writing this post saying that it is nearing a year since I had my hysterectomy and then had to stop and think. It is actually nearing two years! 435 more words