Tag Archives: hysterectomy

at almost the eight year mark, the terror train makes a stop

I know, look at the pretty peony, right? Too bad my mood doesn’t match up today. I am almost at the eight year mark post breast cancer. And right or wrong, I am scared and anxious. Saturday is June 1 … Continue reading

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is ignorance bliss?

 I wasn’t going to write about this or at least not right away. But now I am, because the ignorance out there is astounding. Is ignorance blisss when it comes  to female cancers? I don’t think so. I am … Continue reading

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bedside manner, aetna?

It has been a few days now since I wrote the post “my state of denial” . The response to that post has been astounding. I truly had no idea how much SO MANY OTHER WOMEN have gone through regarding … Continue reading

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my state of “denial”

My hysterectomy post surgical care has been DENIED by Aetna. Furious doesn’t adequately describe the white-hot anger coursing through me right now. Apparently spending over 4 hours on a surgical slab (instead of the projected 1 1/2 hours) having a COMPLETE hysterectomy, … Continue reading

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made for t.v. moment

I am going off topic.  Yes, I know that doesn’t happen very often.  Well, sometimes it does. So here we go: As you all know, like many other female survivors of breast cancer I have had to recently have a … Continue reading

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health news stalkers

To block or not to block? Before my surgery this past Thursday I was left a voicemail message by an older woman who knows my mother. It was left on my cell phone the day before my mother had surgery … Continue reading

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in patient

This morning I woke up with a city view at Pennsylvania Hospital. I am home now, but it was a long 23 hours. I had a full hysterectomy. Everything was taken out along with some apparently sizable cysts and fibroids. … Continue reading

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