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Unread 05-01-2005, 05:41 PM
some of things people say

Ok here is a new one. I was shopping at wal-Mart, last week. me and a lady was talking and the wal-mart greeter must have listened in on our conversation.

Well to my surprise the greeter came up to me and and said did I hear you say you had a Hyst.? I said yes I did. She then said oh my I feel sorry for you. I said well why I'm doing good and feeling good.

Then her reply was Oh my your really going to gain the weight now. I said oh really why do you seem to think this. She said I had one and at that time I weighed 112 lbs. Then she said I went up to 250 lbs from having a Hyst. I said well I can stand to gain about 25 lbs. I told her I had lost 11 lbs. from the surgery. I asked her if she ate more after her Hyst. She said no mam, I sure didn't I didn't hardly eat anything.

After we left my husband who was with me. We just kinda laughed to ourselves. Now how could anyone gain that much weight and not eat hardly anything?

But I hear it from people all the time how I'm really going to pack on the pounds. It use to bother me now I just reply I can stand to gain. Then I smile and go on. I think some people just like to do this to me.

My Mother, had a Hyst. when I was a freshmen in high school that was 29 years ago. She never gained an ounce after hers. Just needed to share this story with others.
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Unread 05-01-2005, 06:06 PM
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I don't know why some people think they have all the answers.
God made us all different and we all heal differently and our bodies react differently.

I had a lady at work who didn't even ask how I was when I returned to work after my surgery and then about a week later she ended up having an emergency appendectomy.

She had it laprascopically (sp). But, even then, she called me a couple of days after she had and said to me, "So, this is what Sandy feels like!" Needless to say she also told me how sore she was, how much her tummy hurt and how weak she was. (She hadn't been in the hospital since her kids had been born 30 years ago).

Now she is treating me with more respect. I guess she figures if she hurt a lot with an appendectomy then how must I have felt having a hysterectomy. In other words "Don't criticize me unless you've walked in my shoes!"

I guess we just have to let a certain amount of "junk" roll off our backs and go on. I'm not going to let other people ruin my days anymore. Life is too precious.


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