Inspiration

A little optimism

It's been almost two weeks since my surgery, and I am finally starting to feel like myself again.  It's actually amazing how normal I feel. When I first got home from the hospital, I felt as though I was returning from another planet.  The extreme pain and sleep deprivation (due to pain before the surgery,… Continue reading A little optimism

Digestive Issues, Treatment Approaches, Women's Health

Beware the Red Herring

One of the reasons I sometimes take a critical tone towards alternative medicine on my blog is not always that I think these approaches have no merit.  But I do think that, too often, people are drawn to and waste their time treatments that are simply "fads." When I look back on everything that led… Continue reading Beware the Red Herring

Uncategorized, Women's Health

So… I lost an ovary.

Well, blogging friends, I still can't believe this happened.  But this week, I lost my right ovary. On Monday afternoon, I went to the emergency room with extreme abdominal pain in my lower right side.  It had been going on for almost 24 hours at that point.  At first I had thought it was just… Continue reading So… I lost an ovary.