Monthly Archive: April 2013

The Importance of Magnesium & Potassium

Tomorrow will mark two weeks since my fascia sling surgery and during my recovery I have been trying to make a couple of phone calls a day to check up on women. I can’t check up on every woman or…
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My Fascia Sling Surgery Part Four

If I did not write about this so soon after surgery, then I would soon put it all aside and forget some of the details that may be important to you. First you should know that the catheter has to…
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My Fascia Sling Surgery Part Three

If anyone thinks we all trudge off to UCLA with the idea of a vacation in mind, think again. Yes to normal people a California trip fills the mind with vacation thoughts but to mesh injured women it has the…
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My Fascia Sling Surgery Part Two

To understand why I went back to UCLA for this surgery you have to understand what complete incontinence is. Believe me I did not understand until after my mesh was removed. Like many I would have thought It was like…
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My Fascia Sling Surgery Part 1

I dragged my feet to pack…………… I didn’t want to go out to L.A. for yet another surgery. I didn’t want to put together a mound of supplies that would hopefully keep me from having an incontinence accident. I just…
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Becoming a Mesh Survivor

Yesterday I had a lovely talk with a woman who should be described as a true miracle mesh survivor. She called to tell me she went to see a doctor that she had been to see before the mesh was…
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Understanding Mesh Removal

I am really, really concerned about the things that are happening right now that there are so many lawsuits against all mesh manufacturers. As you know this blog is not about these suits, nor the law, but it is a…
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Mesh Anal Fissure & Healing

As always my endeavor for this blog is to give women answers to questions that no one wants to talk about. You know, those highly personal and embarrassing things that one hates to discuss, even with those closest to us….
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