My surgery story

[Warning: graphic tumor image ahead] Before my open abdominal myomectomy, I went on a mad Googling spree. I wanted to know every little thing I would feel or think or need before and after my body was dissected for the very first time. And despite the bad rep of search engine k-holes, my frantic research … More My surgery story

Uterine fibroid myomectomy: commence freakout

It’s inching closer and closer to the date of my abdominal fibroid myomectomy, and the panic is real. I’ll be admitted to the hospital tomorrow afternoon, and the surgery is scheduled two days later. I’ve spent so much time looking forward to getting it over with, that I skipped over all the bad stuff. “Recovery will be nice,” … More Uterine fibroid myomectomy: commence freakout