About me

Well, I am now 9 weeks post-hysterectomy and am coming to terms with what I’ve experienced, both physical and emotionally.

I’ve decided to try blogging (never done this before, so bear with me!) for several reasons:

  • I wasn’t really told much about the effects of hysterectomy, physical or emotional
  • I knew hardly anything about fibroids (my reason for having this surgery)
  • most of the information, advice and support I’ve appreciated has been from online sites like the Hysterectomy Association
  • I thought it might be helpful for other women who have had, or are having, this surgery
  • hysterectomy is a MAJOR, LIFE-CHANGING procedure – far more so than I was prepared for
  • I thought it might be helpful for ME to write about my experiences and emotions

I don’t yet know how helpful or useful this blog will be; it might be simply a self-indulgent exercise for me to deal with what’s happened to me. I hope, however, that some of what I write will be of interest to, and maybe even helpful for, other women at whatever stage you’re at in your hysterectomy journey.

Anyway, here goes.

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One thought on “About me

  1. This is fantastic. It’s like you wrote about me. Same symptoms, large fibriods, TAH/BSO 14th June. I’m so surprised how little I knew and know even now about menopause. Thank you for taking the time to write this.

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