Yearly Archive: 2011

No Holiday with Mesh

It’s two a.m. Christmas Eve morning and I can’t sleep.  I can’t get comfortable for pain in my leg.  For most people, Christmas Eve is full of last minute shopping.  I haven’t done any this year.  I didn’t do any…
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Experimental Bladder Sling Surgery

Every morning when I wake up, I carefully and slowly get out of bed to make my way to the bathroom.  I steady myself before I take a single step to see if my right leg will allow me to…
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Do Not Have Bladder Sling Surgery

Please, I am begging you, if you find this blog and have not as yet had bladder sling surgery, DO NOT HAVE THIS SURGERY and make sure you notify your doctor of this in the exam room in front of…
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What Can We Do About Our Mesh

Over the past few weeks I have been shocked at the rising number of women who have contacted me through this blog.  Women who have been suffering for many years since mesh was placed inside their bodies.  They have struggled…
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Mesh & My Moral Dilemma

Today I have to answer a question that keeps churning around in my brain.  Should I shut down this blog?  Should I turn my back on all the women who are suffering and seeking help.  I’m not a doctor or…
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Mesh Survival Join hands With Me

When I started this blog about a year ago, it was to release my anger and get the word out to stop what happened me from happening to other women.  I had no idea that there would be an avalanche…
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Mesh & My Anger

At five this morning I was awoken by pain in my right side.  I struggled out of bed hanging on to something when I placed my right leg on the floor.  Very slowly I let the inevitable agonizing pain penetrate…
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There is Hope

Somehow we ladies, victims of mesh products have become members of a club we never wished to join.  Even though we don’t want to be part of it, we can turn the tables on the medical industry and help each…
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Today I used my Walker

I sit here right now wondering how could this have happened to me?  I woke up this morning with terrible leg pain that became worse as my right foot touched the floor and I tried to stand up.  I struggled…
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Could Fybromyalgia be caused by Mesh

It’s five thirty in the morning and for the past thirty minutes I have tried to go back to sleep.  Sleep will not come when your body is racked with constant pain.  I of course am not the only woman…
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