Tag Archive: stress

How to Deal with Medical PTSD

I never cease to be amazed because of mesh complications and this blog about all the things I have learned that may possibly help other women. When I think I have learned it all, I learn more. I could say…
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My Fascia Sling Surgery Part Twenty-One

This morning I was at Dr. Kim’s office early to find out how this surgery went and what my future looked like.  To my surprise she did not want to remove the catheter today and recommended me to wait another…
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Mesh & My Nerve Damage Plan

Please read update about this product and what it has done for me. I am now seven weeks post op, doing very well from the surgery itself and grateful for the mesh to be gone from my body.  I have…
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Mesh & Men’s Anger

I really do wish I could reach out to the men who care for women through mesh complications and surgery and let them know more often that they do deserve to be acknowledged.  I know they are in pain themselves. …
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Mesh-A Page from One Woman’s Journal

I just received a very poignant page out of one woman’s journal of daily suffering because of medical mesh.  She will remain nameless but her struggle is that of thousands of women.  This woman is far too young to have…
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My Break Time for Surgery

Please note;  If you Just found this blog, I will have mesh removal surgery Oct 11th 2012 at UCLA, performed by Dr. Raz.  Please do not send emails until I am back writing because no one will answer them.  You…
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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 & the Physiological Damage

As I write this blog, believe me I am very aware this could create other complications for women who are injured by mesh.  I do not take what I write lightly and therefore neither should you.  My writing should be…
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Rivers of Mesh Tears

Once again I listened over the phone to the cries of a young woman in crisis all because of MESH!  I hate the word.  It is the thirty-one year old woman whose bladder is dead because of mesh sling surgery. …
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Mesh & Someone to Talk to

Over time I have talked on the phone to hundreds of women with severe mesh complications.  There are many others I don’t talk to because my wonderful helpers do so for me.  Then there are the women who like me…
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