Posted on

Lymphoedema Awareness – Chris’s Story

I had a Wertheim’s hysterectomybilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and pelvic lymph node dissection in December 2010. All went well. I was informed that as I had had lymph nodes removed from my pelvis, that I had to be careful about getting Lymphoedema. Continue reading Lymphoedema Awareness – Chris’s Story

Posted on

Hysterectomy Recovery – Marie’s Story

Haven’t really had chance to mull over what’s happened, things happened so fast. Had a routine colonoscopy in feb and consultant felt a fibroid so suggested a gynae scan. Colonoscopy all clear & symptoms put down to IBS. Gynae scan told everything ok but insisted I saw DR. Blood test showed inflammation of ovaries so within a week seeing another consultant. Suggested MRI which I had following day, then CT scan the following week. Continue reading Hysterectomy Recovery – Marie’s Story

Posted on

Abdominal Radical Hysterectomy and Cervical Cancer – Amy’s Story

Hi, I am 43 and live in South Wales, I have 2 children 16 and 22, a hubby and my 2 dogs :) My story started late in November 2012, when I decided to make an appointment at our local surgery to have my Mirena Coil changed, as I was there and my smear was due within the nest few months, decided to get it done at the same time (hating the speculum only doing it once seemed like a good idea). This is where my head spinning journey started. Continue reading Abdominal Radical Hysterectomy and Cervical Cancer – Amy’s Story