‘Wait and see’ – Thoughts before diagnostic laparoscopy #Periodically 9

"Just wait and see," my mum keeps telling me, anytime I speculate about what exactly is going on with my uterus. For a while it's been a really annoying command. "I need to know now," my brain disputes. But finally, it's not long until the waiting is over and the seeing can begin. This week I … Continue reading ‘Wait and see’ – Thoughts before diagnostic laparoscopy #Periodically 9

The menstrual cup is disgusting – until it’s not #Periodically 7

Sorry mum - you're really going to hate this one. It's your least favourite topic my large repertoire of vaginal related discussion - the menstrual cup.  I started reading articles and blogs, even watching vlogs, about people with uteruses' experiences with menstrual cups probably about a year ago, when I began to get a period … Continue reading The menstrual cup is disgusting – until it’s not #Periodically 7

Conversations with others that shouldn’t have happened #Periodically 5

In my last blog, I talked about conversations with my doctors that I'm not convinced were fair. Today, I want to talk about conversations I've had with my nearest and dearest. They are an incredibly supportive bunch, but a few things that have been said to me over the last year really demonstrate how entrenched … Continue reading Conversations with others that shouldn’t have happened #Periodically 5

Conversations with doctors that shouldn’t have happened #Periodically 4

I have been very lucky with the doctor who's been helping me sort my uterus out in Swansea, and it's a little daunting that whatever happens now I'm going to have to figure it all out without Dr H now I'm back in Essex. Regardless, there are a couple of conversations that have happened with … Continue reading Conversations with doctors that shouldn’t have happened #Periodically 4