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Surgeries & Scar Tissue

When you are overwhelmed with surgery after surgery, extreme incontinence and pain, it is so difficult to think about anything other than what you are dealing with at that time. Back in early 2010 when the sling was put into…
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Living with the Interstim Implant

This morning I received a wonderful email from a lady I have written about before who endured twelve long years of agony before her bladder sling mesh was removed. This lady had multiple surgeries that were not needed and made…
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My Fascia Sling Surgery Part Eighteen

I have shared with you my trials and tribulations of the surgery I had nine weeks ago and now I can share with you my joy. I am pseudomonas free! Right now I feel like the luckiest woman alive. It…
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Those Really Difficult Infections

This morning incoming thunder storms slowed down my writing because of an electricity cut. I did manage to do an update on my situation but my research yesterday was hampered by a few hours in the ER. I am very…
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Mesh & My Triple Three

As you know I not only had surgery less than four weeks ago but I found out I the pseudonymous infection. You can read all about it through my fascia sling surgery journal and if you go back to the…
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Mesh Magic & Marshmallow

Do you believe in magic? You may not think you do, but every day when you open that prescription bottle, you are expected to believe in magic. We have been so inundated with adverts from drug manufacturers that it is…
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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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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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Running a Mesh Marathon

The sadness that I read every day is so hard to deal with except for the blessings that I hear when a woman tells me she made her appointment with UCLA and has made the first small step to wellness….
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Mesh Removal Blues

There are times when I wish I could reach out and give women a big hug. Today is one of those days. You see we are all so messed up from our mesh complications and sadly for many of us…
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