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10 Reasons I’m Thankful for My Hysterectomy

Disclaimer: This is neither a medical endorsement nor a recommendation. It is merely a personal account of why I am grateful to have discarded the center of my wombiverse. 956 more words

Humor

Why do patients suffer scratched corneas during robotic hysterectomies?

About 500,000 hysterectomies are performed each year, making the removal of the uterus one of the most common surgeries for American women. Research shows that  502 more words

Surgery

Answering your questions about Hysterectomy

What is a Hysterectomy?

A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of your uterus.

Surgical removal of your ovaries is called oopherectomy. 860 more words

Health

Because Cowden Syndrome means surgeries, apparently

Is there ever going to be a time in my life where surgery isn’t up for discussion?

I really don’t know what to do.  I have had most of the “main” surgeries associated with Cowden Syndrome (thyroidectomy and hysterectomy).  186 more words

Rare Disease

Health care system can often be a challenge for transgender patients

REGINA — A transgender man in Saskatchewan says he has dealt with discrimination and barriers to treatment while seeking gender reassignment, but he insists the journey is even more difficult for many of his peers. 869 more words

Canada

Return to Sarah

Forgive me bloggers, for it has been a while since my last confession……

In all seriousness though I haven’t divulged my feelings in over a year and what a year it has been.  272 more words

Death

The Operating Theater

Today has been yet another eye-opening day, which is great. I hope I get something new out of each and every day.

My morning started with going to the operating theater for a radical hysterectomy. 690 more words