Tag Archive: My Story

Tendons and Fluoroquinolones

I truly wish I could stop the endless suffering of women damaged by mesh implants but I have learned over six years that when you are down, doctors will keep doing things that will take you past a point of…
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After Surgery Care

So many women are waiting to go to UCLA for mesh removal and as the date for surgery approaches, we are overwhelmed by things we have to do at home.  Before we leave and because most of us are Moms,…
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Your Mesh Story & Mine

There is not a morning now that I don’t get up without I feel very Blessed. It is very simple. The mesh that was destroying my body is out! But I am mindful of how many women still live with…
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Mesh Neuromas & Nerve Complications

In my world listening to other women over the phone or reading what they tell me has happened to them is key to helping other women first understand a diagnosis they have been given and then what they can do…
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Mesh Damage to the Urethra

My four week post op report. Life after mesh removal surgery is a ‘one day at a time’ fight.  Not the kind of fight you think about when you read that word.  It is a fight to accept that your…
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Mesh and Pudendal Nerve Damage

I am only sixteen days since my full mesh removal surgery by Dr. Raz at UCLA and yet I am happy and hopeful.  I am dealing with two things now.  Incontinence and right leg muscle pain, but I am hopeful…
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UCLA & My Bladder Sling Removal Surgery

Prior to surgery;  On Monday October 8th 2012 my daughter Kim and I flew from Texas to UCLA in Los Angeles California.  We left early to drop our little dog off at a vet’s for boarding and then drove almost…
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Mesh Removal UCLA & Travelling Home

Between answering emails and comments from my blog since I came home and of course trying to get well from my mesh removal surgery, I have not been able to write everything that can help you get through your own…
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Mesh Removal & Healing

My journey through healing. I woke up early this morning thinking about a conversation I had yesterday with a feisty lady who lives in Tennessee.  Helen first contacted me after she had had a sling put in after a hysterectomy…
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