How It All Began

As many of my followers know, I made an emergency trip to Florida because my daughter was rushed to the ER. What you do not know is her story. I am pretty public about my own life, but when it comes to my family, I leave it to them to share their stories.

My daughter started a blog today to document her lifelong struggle toward a hysterectomy. She wants to share information with people who may be suffering the way that she has.

These stories and symptoms are stories that women rarely share except in the close confines of other women. Her hope is that by sharing, this very common story will come out of the shadows and into the light. She is telling it like it is.

I encourage you to share her blog with anyone you think it may help.

Two Moms And A Toddler

Let me start by saying that this story ends (spoiler alert) with a hysterectomy. If you are a woman in search of alternative methods of fighting your fibroid and looking for stories of success in that area, I encourage you to continue your search but also to continue reading – because, I WAS you. I get it. My story did not end the way I had played it out in my mind but my fate was decided for me. I’ll get into the how’s and why’s of that later.

It all started in February of this year. I went to see my OB for a regular well woman exam – complete with Pap Smear, Mammogram, and Pelvic Exam. I’m a healthy 44 year old woman, proud Mama of a beautiful 2 year old daughter, and lucky wife to an amazing woman. I have always had heavy periods. Oh wait. Let…

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9 thoughts on “How It All Began”

          1. Yes, they left her one ovary, and she was fine. Just a little while later, she developed Type 2 Diabetes, but she never had a Gynae problem again. 🙂


  1. I read your daughter’s blog post and tried to leave a comment but for soem reason ‘it’ didn’t seem to think I was me! I admire her putting her story out there and am sure it will be of help to other women.

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