Stories of Hope

Countdown to surgery

Four years ago today I was counting down the days to my mesh removal surgery and I was both so happy it was drawing closer because it had been such a long wait, but I was also very scared and…
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Document Your Mesh Journey

Mesh Angel art by my daughter Kim. I am posting this on Mother’s Day and I just want to wish every mother who on this journey, a very Happy Mother’s Day. This blog is my Mother’s Day gift to every…
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Christmas Morning

I woke up this morning to the usual noise of hungry dogs who are ready for breakfast. Kim goes through to the kitchen first and begins filling bowls I prepared the night before with supplements to get them strong or…
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Light of Hope Award

Tomorrow I will board a plane for the first time in two and a half years and I am apprehensive. Life has become very difficult for me these days but although difficult I continue to do my best to continue…
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Ticking Clock

I was awake during the night last night thinking about all the women who are seriously injured by mesh and do not stand a chance at a good night’s sleep. All I could hear in the silence of the night…
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Three Years Mesh Free

It is hard for me to believe that three years ago at this time, I was flying out to UCLA and I was scared to death of my upcoming surgery. I had seen Dr. Raz on June 5th 2012 for…
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Warning Possible Scam

I woke up this morning to a message that has me very troubled. I could ignore this but I feel that if I do there will be innocent women caught up in something that looks and smells like a scam….
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