From Vaginal Discharge To Hospital Discharge: On My Way Home


“I love that this morning’s sunrise does not define itself by last night’s sunset.” This quote is the beginning of my daughter’s blog this morning, These words apply to all of us and we are wise to remember them — especially when things seem bleak. She is recovering from a hysterectomy, but many of us have been through similar trials, surgically or not, and loving the renewed life we have been given gives us reason to rejoice.

To my daughter, I am anxiously awaiting your call after you see the doctor, I know how hard the recovery road has been and how desperately you want to be 100% immersed in your chaotic, beautiful life. I am honored to have taken this journey with you. I love you.

Two Moms And A Toddler

The beautiful sunrise that greeted me the morning after my hysterectomy

“I love that this morning’s sunrise does not define itself by last night’s sunset.” ~ Steve Maraboli

When I awoke the morning after my surgery, I was greeted by a brilliant sunrise. I knew I was going home today and this sunrise was aligned with my spirit which was joyfully dancing with the idea of a new beginning. It was symbolism at its finest and a beautiful reminder that today was a new day and my life was about to change for the better.

That morning was spent relaxing, hanging out with my Mama, and waiting on a doctor to visit me during rounds and discharge me. I missed my wife and daughter and I felt myself growing more and more restless and anxious to get home. I was no longer entertained by Bravo T.V. and wanted the beautiful…

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6 thoughts on “From Vaginal Discharge To Hospital Discharge: On My Way Home”

  1. Your daughter’s experience with Percoset reminded me of the Darvon(sp?) I had after my Cesarean. When people visited I said, in all honesty, I don’t know what the big deal is about pain!

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  2. Glad to here all is going well in your family. Never having had a hysterectomy, I can’t identify with any discharges but I can with pain from other stuff. I’m sure a mother’s love helped the healing. Stay well.


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