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Little Conveniences In The Time Of Covid-19

While we cannot know your countries’ particular take and reaction to the coronavirus pandemic that has defined 2020, it’s true to say that many of us have had our lives turned upside down. However, we’re not here to provide insightful commentary or opinions based on that, as you’ve likely heard this incessantly for the last … Continue reading Little Conveniences In The Time Of Covid-19

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The Healthy Facts Update: Coronavirus (Covid-19) vs. The Flu or Cold Virus

covid-19 launched into 2020 like a bat out of hell! Many stories have been published on this covid-19/novel coronavirus. We all spent January 2020, watching the various news media outlets report on what was happening in Wuhan, China. Watching their response and praying it never gets to our country. Well, now we see that 'the corona' is … Continue reading The Healthy Facts Update: Coronavirus (Covid-19) vs. The Flu or Cold Virus

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

Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 7 by Denise N. Fyffe

I have started to do light exercise, i.e. sit ups. Usually when doing this kind of exercise, my tummy and back would be cramping. That is not so much now. My body yearns to go back to the weights training I am used to; lifting hundreds of pounds. But somehow, I will hold off lifting that much for a few more months.

More information is provided in my book. See details below.

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Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

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

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe, The Island Journal

Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery

It’s October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part become fully engaged.

I am not like other persons. My spirit is strong, hence from the very first hour, my recovery process was highly unusual.

patient on gurney in hospital

Hour 1

I woke up immediately after my Myomectomy procedure. I recall the green room and the movement of the gurney as they started to wheel me back up to the ward. Then, I went back to sleep. Later, I woke up when they settled me in the recovery room. It occurred to me that I was directly in front of the nurses station and not inside of the room, which I had been assigned down the hall. Sleep claimed me…

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Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 6 by Denise N. Fyffe

As my body healed, especially in the early months after fibroid surgery, my wound felt like a permanent belt. This feels strange, though I am conscious that it is the thread used to close the wounds and which also kept my organs inside me. It has taken a while to get used to this.

More information is provided in my book. See details below.

*****

Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

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

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe, The Island Journal

Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery

dee standing 4It’s October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.

6 Months

As my body healed, especially in the early months after fibroid surgery, my wound felt like a permanent belt. This feels strange, but it was actually This feels strange, though I am conscious that it is the thread used to close the wounds and which also kept my organs inside me. It has taken a while to get used to this.

During this time, I was able to wear tighter fitting clothes without worrying about my wound. After the discomfort ended, I could run my bare hand over the scar, without concern about infecting the wound. My appetite also returned with a…

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Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 5 by Denise N. Fyffe

When I got home and saw that my wound oozed some white stuff and bled at the little opening; man, that was a reality check. I realised that not because I felt strong meant that my body was mended . So, the next day, I went to work in a loose skirt, slippers and a sweater.

More information is provided in my book. See details below.

*****

Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

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

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe, The Island Journal

Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery

It’s October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.

fibroid surgery courtesy of sflorg-com

3 Months

I returned to work 6 weeks after my myomectomy surgery. Not for lack of trying, but my doctor refused me because of that little hole in my wound.

Boy, I was so deluded. The first day, I was nicely dressed, had on my broad heel shoes and did not move much once I was in the office. I felt strong and I was happy to be active and earning a pay cheque again.

When I got home and saw that my wound oozed some white stuff and bled at the little opening; man, that was a reality check. I realised that…

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Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 4 by Denise N. Fyffe

My first trip to the doctor was OK. The doctor removed my bandages and told me to come back the following week. By then, I developed Atopic Dermatitis around my wound – the rash from hell. Because the adhesive from the bandages was still on my skin and in parts I dared not mention, small bumps developed around the cut. They eventually turned black and I was mortified.

More information is provided in my book. See details below.

*****

Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

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

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe, The Island Journal

Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery

It’s October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.

female patient fibroid image 3 courtesy of naturalfibroidstreatment-com

Month 1

My first trip to the doctor was OK. The doctor removed my bandages and told me to come back the following week. By then, I developed Atopic Dermatitis around my wound – the rash from hell. Because the adhesive from the bandages was still on my skin and in parts I dared not mention, small bumps developed around the cut. They eventually turned black and I was mortified.

My doctor was on speed dial and Whatsapp. I sent him messages and pictures. He said they would eventually go away and they did. My fears did not go until I myself googled 

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Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 3 by Denise N. Fyffe

My mom, God bless her soul, wanted to baby me after my fibroid surgery. But, I could not live without my internet and I had books to write; so, after a day of reading novels on my tablet, I was properly bored. By the following day, I drove myself home, cleaned my wound and propped myself up in bed.

More information is provided in my book. See details below.

*****

Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

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

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe, The Island Journal

Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery

It’s October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.

fibroid tummy courtesy of alcantaraacupuncture-com

Week 1

I still maintain that I was actually strong enough to drive myself home after my myomectomy surgery. I managed to go to the pharmacy, buy fruits and survived my uncle’s bumpy ride home. I stayed with my mom the first two days, just so she would not worry about me. Then, I went home and spent the following six weeks taking care of myself.

My mom, God bless her soul, wanted to baby me after my fibroid surgery. But, I could not live without my internet and I had books to write; so, after a day of reading novels…

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Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 2 by Denise N. Fyffe

My uncle came to take me home and to the pharmacy for my medication. But I had to wait yet again. He finally came after I talked myself out of walking out of the hospital and driving myself home. Even though I was strong enough to walk, the procedure at St. Joseph’s is that they wheelchair you to your ride.

More information is provided in my book. See details below.

*****

Check out her book Fibroids: The Alien Assassins in My Body

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

In this testimonial, Denise shares intimate details from her childhood through to adulthood. She discusses, how fibroids or as they are also called myomas, fibromyomas, or leiomyomas, have affected her daily life and the adjustments that she was forced to make. After reading this book, women will become more informed about a disease that affects 80 percent of women; while making life miserable for one in four.

Available at all online book retailers and Amazon.com.

Follow her on: social-media2

Copyright © 2016, Denise N. Fyffe, The Island Journal

Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery

It’s October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.

female patient fibroid image 2 courtesy of newtimes-co-rw

Day 1

When I woke up, I wondered about my dual surgery and why I was not feeling any discomfort where I had a tumor or growth; separate from the fibroids. The following morning when my anesthesiologists came to check on me, I woke up again. She explained that I had lost nearly half of my blood and the surgery had to be cut short because of the complications that developed.

This explained why I was placed in front of the nurses station and also why my poor mother looked so distressed. I was in critical condition. 😦

I was also very thirsty. I…

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