A Piece of Me

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

Baby Lust

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