Two Year Post Hysterectomy Update
It was two years ago today that I a total hysterectomy. So I thought I would do a little update about my journey and how I feel about it now.
Of course, this is just my experience, and you may have a totally different experience. But I want to tell my story. My hope it that it may help women who may be considering having an hysterectomy, or possibly just had one. I think the hardest part was the healing time. It took a good… Continue Reading…
One Year Post Hysterectomy Update
Today is the one year anniversary of when I had a total hysterectomy with bladder lift at the age of 50. It is hard to believe that it has been one year already. Sometimes, it seems like it has flown by but then at other times it feels like it has really dragged on.
I still have some issues but for the most part I feel great, but it wasn’t always that way. The first 6 months I felt like crap!
I had pain (leg and abdominal, Continue Reading…
Stress, Hot Flashes and Deep Breathing
I’m sitting in the chair with color on my hair reading my book, “Paris, My Sweet” minding my own business. My hair stylist is in the other room taking care of another client. The hair stylist next to me asks her client and another woman sitting with foil highlights in her hair, “So what do you think about Caitlin Jenner?”
Upon hearing Caitlin Jenner’s name, my ears piqued. Continue Reading…
Almost 7 Month Post Hysterectomy Update
It’s March 15th. It has been almost 7 months since my total hysterectomy and bladder lift and I am over the moon excited to say that this morning I woke up and realized that I have absolutely no pain in my body. My phantom ovary pain…
Hysterectomy? Or No?
On June 27, I met with my doctor to discuss my proposed total hysterectomy (uterus, ovaries and cervix). He also wants to do a bladder lift at the same time because he said that your bladder tends to prolapse (and I already have some of that going on now) after a hysterectomy and you will need to have that surgery within 1-2 years. Continue Reading…
My New Favorite Non-Toxic All Natural Deodorant
I’ve been on a quest for the past few years to reduce the amount of toxins I put in and on my body. I’m excited to tell you about my favorite non-toxic all natural deodorant.
In the past I’ve tried making my own deodorant with baking soda. I’ve also tried a few commercial brands and I’ve like some of those as well. But this one is something you probably have in your kitchen and it’s easy to use.
Before I tell you what it is let me tell you about how I found out about this little gem. Continue Reading…
Oil pulling is an ancient practice that uses pure oils to pull harmful bacteria, fungus, and other organism out of your teeth, gums and throat. This natural remedy not only improves oral health, but it’s also used to prevent and reduce a number of different health concerns.
When swished around the mouth and in between the teeth, the antibacterial properties of the oils absorb toxins from the saliva, reduce the number of germs in the mouth, and help prevent bacteria from sticking to the walls of the oral cavity. Continue Reading
Are You Getting Enough Vitamin F?
Why do I have a variety of friends who are all so different in character? How is it possible that I can get along with them all?
I think that each one helps to bring out a “different” part of me. With one of them I am polite. With another I joke. With another I can be a bit naughty ..
I can sit down and talk about serious matters with one. With another I laugh a lot. I listen to one friend’s problems. Then I listen to another one’s advice for me. Continue Reading