Adenomyosis, endometriosis, hysterectomy, Painful Periods

A week later

My Story Starts here and the follow up is here

A week ago (7/21/16) I had a partial hysterectomy. I had my uterus, Fallopian tubes, and cervix removed. It was done by Dr Tamer Seckin co-founder of The Endometriosis Foundation of America. He is kind and smart and so knowledgable.

I had no complications and stayed over night and the nursing staff was tremendous. So very helpful.

While I was extremely emotionally the few days leading up to surgery because not only was I removing the chance to ever bear my own children, we also donated our remaining embryos to science that very same week. Talk about ripping off a band aid.

I awoke in recovery with one of my oldest friends hovering over me feeding ice chips. She drove 2 1/2 hours to see me for 20 minutes. I love you Rei!

Another moment of coming to were my parents waiting to see me, to them I asked “has Rey eaten yet”…. Typical always making sure the hubby is well fed.

Now being home since Friday. Today being a full week since surgery I am finally feeling more myself. Can you imagine 7 days after a hysterectomy I am feeling better! I’m sore and walk slow and have pain but nothing like the pain I have experienced my entire adulthood.

My friends and family and so many others, thank you for always being there for me. I cannot imagine not having such a wonderful support system.

The visits the flowers the food the calls, texts, messages. I’m humbled. Thank you so very much xoxo

I am still emotional yet stronger. I know my path is the one I belong on and by far the path I belong on with Rey. He is my everything.

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