Tag Archives: Adenomyosis

Life After Adenomyosis – 2nd Hysterversary!

Wow how time flies! It’s been 2 years since I said goodbye to evicted my uterus. Sometimes it feels kinda weird that I’m only 27 and am already 2 years post hysterectomy + prophylactic salpingectomy (uterus/cervix+tubes, I kept both ovaries), … Continue reading

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Understanding Hysterectomy

*It’s a common MISCONCEPTION that a “partial” hysterectomy means ovaries left, “full” or “complete” or “radical” means “all reproductive organs removed”.
THIS IS MEDICALLY INACCURATE. Continue reading

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Successful Excision From A Patient’s POV

I want to talk about the definition of successful expert excision from a patient perspective. If you’re like me, you’ve read the literature from the MD/CRNP angle but what does that translate to for the average woman who is in … Continue reading

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Interview with Women’s Health Mag.com!

I was 25 years old when I had my hysterectomy for adenomyosis in December 2014. The average woman who undergoes a hysterectomy here in the U.S. will be between 40-45 years old. Even in support forums and Facebook groups, I … Continue reading

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So What IS Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction?

According to Jennifer B. Hunt, PT from Provenance Rehabilitation in Alpharetta, GA – “The “pelvic floor muscles” are a group of muscles that are arranged within the pelvis like a sling or hammock, connecting the front, back, and sides of … Continue reading

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It’s My 1st Hysterversary! My Life One Year Post Adenomyosis!

It’s My 1st Hysterversary + a Health Update! <  You can read my full story and watch my video montage here – https://ducksinarow55.wordpress.com/2015/06/16/my-journey-with-endometriosis-adenomyosis/  > To quickly summarize – In 2009, I began to have debilitating symptoms of endometriosis. My local … Continue reading

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Understanding Endometriosis 

‘A Challenging Conundrum: abdominal or pelvic pain? Infertility? Painful sex? “IBS” and bowel-related symptoms? Bladder pain? Lower back or leg pain? Bloating? Fatigue? Debilitating periods? Endometriosis could be at the root of these symptoms – and many others. Despite being … Continue reading

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