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Unread 12-07-2007, 09:41 AM
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My story,
My name is Anita, I am 31 years old and had been having a lot of abdominal pain. I went to an ob specialist who did a pelvic examine to find that my uterus was not able to move at all. He tried to wiggle it and it was stuck. So a few weeks later I was in for a laproscopy to see what was going on and she found that my uterus had grown into my abdominal wall, very rare to have happen. It needed to come out so that I could stand up straight without hurting. They ended up doing a total hysterectomy through an insicion in my abdominal wall. I did get to keep my ovaries. This was 5 weeks and 2 days ago and I am still in pain around my belly button.
I am a bit depressed at the though that I have no uterus. I could really use your support since you have all been here or are in this same position. I am so glad that I found you all. I look foward to "meeting" you all. Thanks a bunch.
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Unread 12-07-2007, 10:15 AM
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Hi Anita. My name is Mindy and I'm 36 years old. I had a total hysterectomy with both overies removed On November 6, 2007. I do know how you feel. I went, and maybe even still going through, a kind of mourning feeling. From what I hear and from women who have been through this, it is a normal thing. How are you feeling? I hope each day gets better for you, and I also love this board, it has been extremely helpful to me. Hugs, Mindy
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Unread 12-07-2007, 10:36 AM
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Hey Anita!

I'm Stacy, 38 years old and had a total hysterectomy on November 9th (kept only my ovaries). I know EXACTLY what you mean when you say you get a mournful feeling thinking about not having a uterus. Mine never gave me ANYTHING but trouble and yet I still get a tad depressed when I think of it. I think it's completely normal.

One of my blog friends said something to kind of cheer me up one day.....she said her friend had to have a hysterectomy and she looked at it this way. "I no longer have a crib, now I have a playpen!"
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Unread 12-07-2007, 12:50 PM
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Thanks Mindy and Stacy. I am feeling a bit down but like you both said it comes with this. I am sooooo glad that I found this web site. It is going to be very helpful for me. I think it will help to make me feel better and I now know that I am totally not alone. I can not believe how many women are on here. I want to say it is wonderful but I know it's not.
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Unread 12-07-2007, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Anitajh
I want to say it is wonderful but I know it's not.
I understand completely what you mean by that. I tell you what, this website was a real lifesaver...I was SO worried about every little thing!

Hey, at least we don't have to go thru all this alone!
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Unread 12-08-2007, 12:36 AM
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Hi Anita,

My name is Pam, I am 37 and had a hysterectomy in August. I know what you are feeling. I feel it too. I am told it is normal. It is so weird....I am happy that the problem is solved, yet I really am sad that I don't have all my parts. I hate the fact that I can never have another baby too. I loved being pregnant and I am one of the sick few who even loved labor and delivery (weird, I know) I am really feeling sad about it these days. My DH and I had discussed planning a third pregnancy right around this time....but, that plan went out the window along with my uterus . My friends and family try and make me feel better by telling me how lucky I am never to have a period again.

I have found that focusing on the positives of having a hyster really does help. I hope you feel better soon.
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