A couple of weeks ago I was out doing errands and felt lower back pain. Several trips to the ER later they determined I need my ovaries and tubes removed. 103 more words
The physical side of recovery can be rough and it can be even more difficult when others in your life aren't supportive or are simply downright nasty while lacking empathy. While I was able to return to my job after a four-week recovery without ridicule, others may have a different experience. After a surgery, not limited to hysterectomy alone, there truly is only one time to heal properly. After surgery and in the recovery period at home, it is ESSENTIAL to surround yourself with others who are supportive and if at all possible, put those unsupportive people in your past. Here is one woman's account of personal struggle as she attempts to return to her life after hysterectomy.