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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Uterus Update

I am over the freaking moon...the bleeding has stopped. As in, today is the first day in MONTHS that I don't have wear some sort of protective product, and I am officially in the clear. AND BEFORE VERMONT! I am ecstatic, because I had no idea if my uterus was going to try to screw me, even as its functional part was in its death throes. It was a very real possibility.

My post-surgery follow-up is on Wednesday, and I'll get to see what the heck was going on in there and what to expect moving forward. I'll get to meet the polyp that wreaked havoc, in picture form. I'll have what is hopefully one of the last internal ultrasound wandings in my life, ever. I have one more in four months to make sure everything is healing up, but I am hopeful that being wanded will finally be a thing of the past.

How glorious! And the cramping is much, much less than last week. Every once in a while my uterus gives me a bit of a kick, like it suddenly remembered to still be mad at me for melonballing it, but I don't even need ibuprofen anymore.

It is amazing to realize what an impact bleeding for months has on a person. Physically, yes it's tiring and probably not all that healthy, but mentally it really got to me. To have that gone (and hopefully for good) has put me in such a great mood. Hooray endomyometrial resection! So far, I can say the medieval horrors of prep and surgery are totally worth it.

10 comments:

  1. That is great news; I'm really happy for you. It's a great feeling to be restored to health, or at least feel like that's achievable.

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  2. oh yay, great to hear that! Now you can enjoy your holiday fully. Hopefully the cramps will continue to get better too!

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  3. Great news! I'm so glad that you will be able to enjoy Christmas and Vermont! :-)

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  4. Yay!!! I am so happy for you! Now enjoy your holiday.

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  5. I am so happy for you! I see I'm not the first to think this, but I am so glad you finally have some relief!

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  6. So glad you're doing better!! Have fun in Vermont!

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  7. Glad to hear the good news and hope you have a wonderful time in Vermont!

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  8. That is fantastic news. I remember when I stopped bleeding after months - I felt naked when not using any products! But the freedom is amazing, isn't it? So glad the recovery is going well.

    I can't wait to hear all about Vermont. It's a place I want to go, and where I have friends, but I'd be a little scared to go in the winter, even though I'm sure it is beautiful. Enjoy!

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  9. Yay!! Haven't read further, but I hope the bleeding is gone for good & that you had a fabulous time in Vermont!

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