As I write this I am at the tail end of week 5 post-op. Tomorrow will be the 6 week mark but technically 6 weeks will end on Monday the 25th.
My prolapse symptoms are gone but I am struggling with how weak I feel. I recently reviewed my DUTCH test results and it showed that my estrogen is in the...
Week 4 was definitely easier than week 3. I was less stressed and stopped over-analyzing every little sensation. My good friend and pelvic floor physio Julia reminded me that sensations are good - they are a sign that the body is adapting and healing.
I continue to be very intentional...
This week has been the hardest. This week I have been obsessing about every little sensation and wondering if everything is ok?
- Did I break it?
- What was that?
- Is it my bladder?
- Have I done the right thing?
That is balanced out by me showing gratitude to my body and feeling like everything will...
A week ago I had prolapse surgery to repair my rectocele. You can ready about my decision to have surgery here .
Here is an account of my first 7 days post-op.
Day of Surgery
I had my surgery at about 1 pm on Monday, Dec 7th and was home by 4:30 pm. I was sent home with a catheter...