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My Radical Hysterectomy

… or some of it, anyway..

Up the stairs to nap. Into bed. Out of bed to pee. Back into bed. Out of bed to pee.. 844 more words

Awareness, Attitude, Power

The Second Surgery

Remember I was terrified  of the pelvic floor surgery? I had good reason to be.

The hysterectomy and pelvic floor repair went just fine. Better, actually, than expected because the back wall of my vagina did not need repair after all. 833 more words

No Pain, No Gain (Jane Fonda Made the Phrase Popular in the Early 80s; It Still Motivates in 2018)

It’s Day 257 of the Pink Collar Savvy & Chic on Purpose Project, and I’m feeling the truth of  “No pain, no gain.” Though Jane Fonda first made the phrase popular when she used it during her series of aerobic workout videos filmed in the early eighties to refer to working out past the pain of muscle aches, it’s still prevalent in 2018 and definitely applies to Zumba. 577 more words

Be Your Best You

Baby Brave

Family Baby brave. Baby, what!?! 

When you are a woman with endometriosis and PCOS, you are well aware of your fertility limitations. When you are pushing 34 and despite multiple treatments and surgeries for said conditions you have yet to conceive and carry a pregnancy, you are  686 more words

The Pelvis has a Floor? Part 2


Imagine that you are an old woman with a number of significant health problems, but your reproductive system is not one of them. Imagine that your womb, the seat of all creativity, as “They” used to tell us in the Goddess movement, just decided to fall out of its seat and settle down somewhere that no womb is supposed to go. 323 more words

The End

February 14, 2018.

And, just like that, the world was exactly the same.

Let me go back a few steps and hope something that I write (or have written before) can help you understand. 1,648 more words

Surro Adventures

The time AS. After Surrogacy

November 21, 2017

Honestly hard to be happy for my surrogacy group.
4 twin pregnancies and half a dozen other girls pregnant. Without complication or hiccup or second glance… 561 more words

Surro Adventures