Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids Testimonial: Kicking and Screaming by Denise N. Fyffe

December 2013, a month I am sure never to forget for several reasons. One of them being the alien assassins that reside in my womb; little tumors called fibroids. On a scale of 1 to 10, the pain was at 99. When it got to a 100, I prayed and blacked out. Not that I … Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: Kicking and Screaming by Denise N. Fyffe

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Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body by Denise N Fyffe

Fibroids Testimonial: What are they and Where are they? by Denise N. Fyffe

When females hear the word fibroids, other concepts such as cancer, pain, barren and agony comes to mind. For generations black women have been suffering more from this disease than any other women, in any other racial group. It has been surmised that one in four women have fibroids and generally it is found in … Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: What are they and Where are they? by Denise N. Fyffe

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – First Check up after Myomectomy Surgery by Denise N. Fyffe

Today was my first check up after doing a myomectomy fibroid surgery. About a week late, but I showed up nonetheless. I was secretly dreading this visit with Dr. Rishi Chand because I thought I would be getting the thread removed. I praised God and did a little jig in my mind, as I didn't … Continue reading Fibroids testimonial – First Check up after Myomectomy Surgery by Denise N. Fyffe

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – The cost of Fibroid Surgery in Jamaica by Denise N. Fyffe

Surgeries are expensive. Most people go into debt, just to try and cover this huge medical bill. If you have insurance, then this bill might be manageable. But, if you are lacking and your pockets are not lined with gold coins; you will find that these medical bills, after doing a fibroid surgery can become … Continue reading Fibroids testimonial – The cost of Fibroid Surgery in Jamaica by Denise N. Fyffe

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – The Alien Assassins in my body by Denise N. Fyffe

Fibroids, the name drives fear into any woman who has those which are symptomatic or knows of someone who's suffered from them. For me, in the last year, these tumors have been the cause for hospital visits, surgery consultations and the constant consumption of painkillers. If it will stop the pain, I will take it. According … Continue reading Fibroids testimonial – The Alien Assassins in my body by Denise N. Fyffe

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – Depo-Provera side effects by Denise N. Fyffe

Depo-Provera is a birth control method for women. It is made up of a hormone similar to progesterone and is given as an injection by a doctor into the woman's arm or buttocks. Each shot provides protection against pregnancy for up to 12 to 14 weeks, but the shot must be received once every 12 weeks … Continue reading Fibroids testimonial – Depo-Provera side effects by Denise N. Fyffe

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – Time to pee, poop and pass gas by Denise N. Fyffe

On my second night I am a bit light headed. No bowel movement or gas as yet, so no food only liquids. My right hand is swollen, probably because it is sporting two main lines. My veins have been playing hide and seek with the doctors and nurses, so I got stuck a lot. Especially as … Continue reading Fibroids testimonial – Time to pee, poop and pass gas by Denise N. Fyffe

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – Ovarian Cysts, Uterine Fibroids and Endometriosis? by Denise N. Fyffe

My doctor, Dr. Rishi Chand, visits the next day at noon after the surgery; it is then I learned the true seriousness of what occurred. My womb had more surprises than was originally planned for. It seems not only my veins were playing hide and seek, but my womb too. Not to mention it was 'cemented' … Continue reading Fibroids testimonial – Ovarian Cysts, Uterine Fibroids and Endometriosis? by Denise N. Fyffe

Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – Surgery complications and the bevy of nurses by Denise N. Fyffe

My eyes pop open and I realize that I am still in the operating room. The myomectomy is over and the drugs pull me back into the unconscious. When I open back my eyes, I am in a room with nurses talking at their station, a machine taking my blood pressure, oxygen, two IV lines … Continue reading Fibroids testimonial – Surgery complications and the bevy of nurses by Denise N. Fyffe