Sore Again (Week 9)

Here I am at week 9 and I felt sore all week. I’m not sure why. I normally felt the soreness whenever I walked. At work, I’ve been walking 2-3 times a day (around 3000 steps according to my pedometer) so maybe that’s it? I’m not sure. I’ve also been exercising  a lot more –…

Things I Still Can’t Do at 2 Months

It’s been around 2 months since my operation and I’m feeling really well!  However, there are still some things I can’t do. #1: Wear Jeans While I can fit in my jeans and wear them comfortably, a day or so after, I feel A LOT of soreness (like bruising) around my left side where I…

Day 3 – Time to Go Home

Today is the day I went home. In the morning, I was still a little groggy and it still sucked getting out of bed. It took me around 5 minutes to simply sit up in bed. The only “improvement” was that I knew what actions to avoid because I knew that it would cause more…

Day 2 – Walking in Pain

The doctor said that the second day would  be the worst day of all and she was right. During my first night (between day 1 and day 2), the night nurse came in to check my blood pressure and temperature (for infection) as well as give me my dose of painkillers (norco).  The first day,…

Day 1 – After Surgery

The next thing I remember after being in the operating room was waking up and having a couple of nurses around me. The room was white and the lights were really bright so it must’ve been the recovery room. I remember saying “pain” whenever I felt it because my mom’s friend told me to say…

First Gynecology Visit

Gyno #1 prescribed birth control pills. I thought that’d help, but I decided to double-check with  my GP.  He told me NOT to take them because, from a DNA test, I have a 20% chance of getting breast cancer. The estrogen from the BC pills would increase that chance and he suggested that I have…

Periods of Pain

My painful periods started years ago when I had a really bad cramp episode. I went to urgent care and the doctor told me that I had endometriosis.  She just told me to use a heating pad which never worked. A few years later, I saw my GP and mentioned that I was already taking the…