A Must Read Introduction

This story has a bit of a history, I’ll get it all in here.  But first up a warning ****WARNING**** This blog contains all sorts of horrible words like discharge, bleeding, etc in the context of the female genitalia. And STUFF. I’ve written it because I found it so helpful during this time too read…

LLETZ Recovery week 3

***Read First*** (if you haven’t already) I guess with all the other kerfuffle I’ve forgotten to update about the recovery from the LLETZ.  I have to say its gone really well.  Its week three today and I’m no longer wearing those horrid panty liners, and the bleeding is all gone, and I guess I’m all healed…

The Scary News

***Read First*** (if you haven’t already) 1050: I’ve been doing quite well.  I have to admit that no exercise has gone out the window.  I’m taking it super easy, especially for me, but I’ve failed at ‘none’.  I have been doing morning body weight squats, pushups, and sit ups.  I’ve been working up slowly and am now…

Early LLETZ Recovery Notes

***Read First*** (if you haven’t already) So this no exercise for three weeks is going to be super difficult if I feel like this. the last two days haven’t been perfect, but I’m positive the only affects I’m feeling are from the general anaesthetic and the cold that started to tackle me on Monday. I’ve had very small…

D-Day LLETZ

***Read First*** (if you haven’t already) 1000: So today is the day and it has just hit 10am.  No more consuming anything for me.  This is going to be difficult.  I’ve emptied my thermos mug and water bottle, the eggs that are to sustain me have been consumed, and now my calendar reminders have gone off saying…

Some Butterflies

So all of this is happening so swiftly, I realised that tomorrow is the day.  I haven’t been too worried during the day or thinking about it terribly much.  But when I wake up in the middle of the night I’m not getting back to sleep.  My damned brain won’t shut up.  I guess one…

Colposcopy Results

I talked to Doctor Wu today, he called and confirmed that the biopsy results showed “at least CIN2 with crypt involvement and possible ACIS”, confirming the current treatment plan.  He said that ACIS means that the glands may have got involved, but it isn’t in the realms of cancer. I was asked earlier this week…