Sure

A little cramping...HAH! I asked the OBGYN if the pain would be like a pap smear? He shook his head, frowned and said, "No, it will feel like I'm putting an IUD in." I'm thinking, "Great! Nausea inducing pain. The kind I don't want to drive home with." The nurse asked me, "Do you need…

The Good News

So, I have an ovarian cyst. Better to know than not know. A lot of women have them, I'm told There are four types of ovarian cysts: many are benign a few types are malignant. Take your pick from the articles below. The first one is a "just the facts, ma'am kind of article. The…

A Division of Labor: Body vs. Mind

(This is a summary post about my general health. Not for the faint of heart.) Scratching the cluster of hairs on my chin My thoughts divide 1. why are five hairs there now? 2. how do I keep from obsessing while I wait for test results? 1a. I am of the age where "unsightly facial…

TMI Feminine Products

So, I'm trying to remain calm instead of the primal being I have become... This is your last chance to stop reading before I launch off on a tangent about my feminine issues. Remember you have been warned. ..while I am having hormone adjustments (the life force is draining out of me as we speak)…

My own personal lunar deity

The pinch in my arm tells me my blood pressure is back up to normal. My hands and feet are no longer of ice. Out of the corner of my eye, my full vein throbs in two places. A monthly, nine day eclipse, My anemia makes me faintly wonder: Can my life drain from me…