By: Kathy Trainor I had a hysterectomy for medical reasons on March 17, 2016. A surgery like this comes with a great deal of emotional turmoil. For most women, the uterus is something they feel defines them as a woman, much as their breast do; we know it doesn’t but it feels that way at … More The Day I Threw Away My Pads!
By: Janice Johnson-Plumer My story begins with some statistics. Approximately 600,000 hysterectomies are performed annually in the United States, and an estimated 20 million total U.S. women have had a hysterectomy. After cesarean sections, hysterectomies are the second most frequently performed major surgical procedure for women of reproductive age in the United States. It is a … More A Piece of Me
By: Janice Johnson-Plumer As I sit and recuperate after my surgery, I think of the word healing. I thought that I would be back on my feet full of energy after this surgery, but that’s just not the case. I had a hysterectomy, which is a fairly common procedure for women to undergo. Over the … More Healing
By: Sheila Gaudet Baby lust is my term for that feeling you get when someone you know, or even a random stranger, has a new baby. For a moment, all you can think about is how you want one too! The new baby smell, the almost daily milestones, and those cute little outfits all conspire … More Baby Lust