Category Archives: Personal

Signs of a Cheating Spouse

When you exchange vows, you promise to love each other until death tears you apart. As more than half of all marriages in the United States now end in divorce, you may find that other things pull you apart. Before you talk to your family and friends about your marriage problems, you can look at…

Six months after my hysterectomy

My operation six months ago has given me a new lease of life. The doctor even said I have recovered well from the surgery. However, I’m starting to develop several signs and symptoms of menopause which I consider more debilitating than endometriosis and adenomysis because bone pain limit my body movement. I couldn’t walk far…

Summer and music

There are a lot of local and international artists doing shows and concerts this summer. I have watched a few local concerts in the past and I truly enjoyed each performances. Without the opportunity to go to concerts in recent years I contend myself with watching old videos of my favorite artists on YouTube or…

My TAHBSO story

A month ago today, I was operated on to remove my uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and cervix. The procedure is called total abdominal hysterectomy bilateral salpingo oophorectomy or TAHBSO. TAHBSO was performed because I had a serious case of endometriosis, adenomyosis and adenomyoma. My OB-GYNE said hysterectomy is the best option that I could have…

Preparing for an operation

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After years of suffering from prolonged and heavy menstruation and failed hormonal therapy to manage my endometriosis and adenomyosis (and recently adenomyoma), I have decided to undergo the knife soon. According to my doctor, surgery or hysterectomy is the only viable solution to spare me of constant pain. The recommendation also came after my recent ultrasound showed…