Tag Archive: vaginal mesh

Reactive Arthritis

As always, if I know someone who reaches out to me to ask if I have heard of other women who have been diagnosed with something I have not heard of, I first research to find out what it is…
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The UCLA Journey

Before you begin reading this blog and click on links I have given you, there is something very, very important you need to know. Whichever doctor you decide to go to, your decision may be thwarted by your insurance company….
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The Hidden Illness

On April 3rd this year I wrote a blog called Mesh is an Illness. I wrote it because there are hundreds of thousands of women worldwide who suffer from mesh complications and we all feel no one is REALLY listening…
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The Fight to Save Lives

Douglass S Hale MD is the president of AUGS and you can read the articles he has recently written concerning mesh implants and unpredictable juries. I believe we all need a ‘face’ to see when we read what a doctor…
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Jane Akre Dr. Christopher Walker & Lawcash

Who are you talking to on Facebook support groups? This past week the weather here in Texas means I have not been able to pass some information along to women. However, I did manage a couple of quick blogs about…
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Help to Raise Awareness

¬† ¬†This month is a month to help raise awareness of all that can happen to men and women because of pelvic mesh and/or hernia mesh. It has been hard for Kim to do much lately for Mesh Angels due…
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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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Foley Catheter Warning

When you had any surgery, did your doctor or anyone explain the problems that can happen with Foley catheters? I bet the answer is no. Mine didn’t either and yet twice I went through so much pain and anguish because…
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Mesh is an Illness

Paintings are by a British artist Destiny Blue. The paintings above actually capture the words perfectly. How do you answer the question “How are you?” when the answer is so complex and highly personal. I just posted a blog with…
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