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Anxiety and fear...?? Anxiety and fear...??

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Unread 03-23-2012, 09:39 PM
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I too am having anxiety! I was soooooo excited until after my preop appt Wednesday and now I just want to cry....and did on the phone with my momma when I realized how I had to use the enema :-0. Surgery day is Monday and I feel totally unprepared! Even though the only thing I have left to do is laundry, put my pretty new comforter on, and pack my bag...oh and my DH...lol. I just want it to be over!
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Unread 03-23-2012, 09:52 PM
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I am really scared. I need another biopsy before the Dr will preform my surgery on April 6th. I have a fibroid and cysts on my ovaries. I had a biopsy last week but my cervix was plugged, what the heck? I look four months pregnant. I have gained 15 pounds in the last 6 months. I leak something out everyday like water or something? This is very personal and embarrassing. Anyone out there?
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Unread 03-23-2012, 09:59 PM
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It is scarey, I dont know why. I would just do a juice thing before. I have heard about that.
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Unread 03-23-2012, 10:10 PM
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Dear Nervousd---I am now the other side of my SAH and I am doing OK. Much happier than I was during the waiting. I am 10 days pre op walking around, allowed to drive and just moving awkwardly.
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Unread 03-27-2012, 09:44 PM
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I have been trying to stay busy now that I made the decision to have TAH and set a date. I am working out more to keep my stress level down. I still have two months before my surgery. I see my GYN again in six weeks.

I remind myself that I will feel so much better physically when this is all over so the mental stress now is just a part of the course. Stay encouraged. God is in control.
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Unread 03-27-2012, 11:49 PM
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I had my SILS this morning. I am very happy to report that my anxiety & fear were all for nothing. I am now 13 hours post op & only just agreed to pain meds about an hour ago. I am sore, but not really in pain. Mostly agreed to the meds to just help me sleep a little more comfortably.

My nurses have been great. No nausea at all & only minimal gas discomfort. Just take it easy, rest, relax & drink plenty of water the day before (I got dehydrated). Good luck to you all!
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Unread 03-28-2012, 09:07 AM
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I had mine the 15th and while I agree that the fear and anxiety were all normal, I must say I still cannot sit, I have stitches from my rectum all the way to my private, my procedure was done vaginally and while I feel good, I am limited on the things I can do because I am no even two weeks post-op. Everybody is different and trully I came home with an order to take Advil, he did not prescribe any hardcore meds, so far so good. Good to hear you are doing well
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Unread 03-28-2012, 12:10 PM
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I am glad you are doing well. Best wishes in your recovery.
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Unread 03-28-2012, 12:35 PM
Anxiety and fear...??

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Originally Posted by seriangely View Post
Is ths expected I have never felt so afraid and anxious before. Are these feelings normal? has everyone who have had surgery felt this way, is anyone going through the same anxiety and fears as I? These will be the longest five day of my life Any recommendations will be greatly appreciated.

Seriangely Maria Lopez
I feel the same way. I am scheduled for next Tuesday and I feel like an emotional wreck. But I will keep you in my prayers.
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Unread 03-28-2012, 12:59 PM
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I get nervous like that too. My husband says I get I consolable. I know I allow myself to get consumed with fear etc. if I ask myself what am I afraid of really I can't answer it. Maybe pain, maybe my privacy cause I'm so modest etc. what I find helps is a support system, like this site. Someone or a group of someone's that are there day or night to laugh cry and just be there. I get worse if I feel alone. And sometimes it when I try to talk to people I thought were friends and they didn't seem to care it saddened me. Once I found this site and realized it was ok for people not to listen and to just take care of me I started feeling better. This site esp. Where else can u joke around about heVy periods one min and be scared the Next.
What I am saying getting terrified is ok and "normal" because everything is normal and adnormal depending who u talk to.
Contact me whenever ur fears get the best of u. I will listen, cry with u or laugh with u to help get u through. We all need a sister.
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