Monthly Archive: September 2012

Twelve Years of Mesh Hell, Now a Light of Power

I wrote the following blog last night after talking to a lady who has had mesh in her for twelve years and will soon have it removed.  This morning I woke up and thought of her words. “They stole twelve…
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Bladder Slings & I.B.S

Last night I received a comment from yet another lady who told me that after numerous tests and constant health issues without answers, she has been diagnosed with I.B.S.   She told me she thinks it is the diagnosis of choice…
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A Light in a Night of Mesh Complications

Last night it was another night of broken sleep due to pain, but I had something to hold on to.  A note of well wishes for my own upcoming surgery on the 11th October from a lovely lady who has…
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Mesh & the Things I Miss

If anyone had told me that I could possibly be damaged in any way from having a bladder lift using a mesh sling, even slightly, I would have said “No way” to this surgery.  I look back over the two…
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TVT-O & TVT Bladder Sling Complications

In two weeks time I will be on my way to UCLA and bladder sling removal by Dr Raz.  My days are constantly reading or listening to other women who have been listening to doctors tell them that their sling…
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Mesh Removal & the Translabial Ultrasound

Ladies in the U.S.A.  Please take note and perhaps you can start fighting for better care all over our country.  We are supposed to have the best medical care in the world, but we are hardly better off than other…
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Mesh & My Wellness Plan

I have no clue if anyone will read this blog or if it will be helpful in any way, but as I wind down to my own mesh removal surgery, I am trying to do all I can to help…
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Mesh Removal & A Pathway to a New Beginning

This morning an email came in that was good news and news of hope.  These do not happen often so I had to share part of it with you.  The lady who wrote to me this morning, found me back…
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Mesh Countdown to My Own Surgery

A few women have shared with me how hard the month before surgery waiting time is and I want to share my own feelings with you so that you understand what you feel and think about it is normal for…
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Mesh & Multiple Sclerosis

You cannot keep a blog like this without the fact that on many days you wonder will you have heard it all at some point.  The answer is no, I do not think I ever will. A few days ago…
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