Living with Fibroids: The Big Day

As the days closed in on the day of my scheduled myomectomy, I had to get my personal affairs in order. These included ensuring I did not leave any loose ends at work, making sure I had everything I needed for the hospital (socks, magazines, crossword puzzle, toiletries, etc.) and my post-op living arrangements were made. I recuperated at an aunt’s house as not to … Continue reading Living with Fibroids: The Big Day

Living with Fibroids: The Decision

To read the first post in the Living with Fibroids series, click here. I arrived at my consultation with my mind already made up about how I wanted to proceed. I decided on a myomectomy, which is the surgical removal of the fibroids. I decided this over embolization due to the size and location of my fibroid (s). Before I diclosed my decision, I got … Continue reading Living with Fibroids: The Decision

Living with Fibroids: The Confirmation

In August of this year, I received confirmation from my OB/GYN of what I had already suspected; I have fibroids. Well, one big one that is almost the entire size of my uterus. That is what we know now before I undergo surgery. I wanted to get checked for fibroids as they are a common occurrence in my family, on my mom’s side. They seem … Continue reading Living with Fibroids: The Confirmation