Five months without a uterus

And things are going pretty good all things considered. I do have my first three-month appointment on July 3rd and need to start making a list of issues I want to talk to them about. Menopause:  My hot flashes are getting better most of the month but seem to be condensing their strength and frequency to…

What a difference a year makes

Last night I was scrolling back through my calendar.  It is on google now and I use it to record everything; health, family, work, blog, pets, bills.  Anything I think is important or even mildly relevant I record for prosperity.  One year ago this week I was just finishing up my trip to Chicago to…

New game I get to play.

It's called: Is it menopause? Let's play, shall we? Goes like this, take a symptom you have and try to figure out if it menopause or something else. Dry eyes: Is it menopause or spring allergies? Electric current feeling under my skin: Is it menopause or is it some sort of neurological problem? Exhausted: Is it…

Afraid of the coming summer…

So what do you do if you can't stand the heat yet you can't leave the kitchen? Seriously?  What do you do?  For the most part, I am adapting to the hot flashes and have even trained myself to throw off the covers when I get hot without completely waking up so I'm not really waking…

Checking in.

Hello everyone that is still following this blog.  [listens for chirps...] Thought I would take a moment and check in to let you know how post-hysterectomy life is going.  So far pretty good I think.  I still have some ups and downs.  This week after five days of exercising for five days in a row…

We now return you…

...to your normal broadcasting. Yesterday was my five-week post-op check up and I passed with flying colors.  The doctor told me I had the best possible outcome for uterine cancer, Grade one Stage one with no spread beyond the endometrial lining.  We caught this as early as possible and I handled the surgery well.  I…

So…

...Did you think I disappeared? I haven't  still recovering at home with 12 days left before my follow-up appointment on March 1st.  Haven't shared anything because there isn't much to share.  I don't think I am going to learn the staging of my cancer before my appointment because I've heard nothing from Iowa City.  That's…