I met with the surgeon on Friday, and we determined that it's time for another surgery. This time, I decided to get things fixed once and for all; and have opted for a complete removal of the uterus. I chose this over another less invasive surgery that won't guarantee that the problems won't return again because I don't want to be back in the hospital in another year.
I'm a little more nervous about this surgery and the recovery than the last one. I'm told I'll have to take a few months off work, and arrange to have somebody to do pretty much everything else (cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, walking the dogs, poop patrol, etc) for me for at least a few weeks. I'm really not great at letting others take over for me, and am almost as worried about how I'll manage that as I am the pain.
I still have lots of decisions to make - who knew there were so many ways to go about this one surgery? I'll spend the next couple of weeks talking to people who have had it done, and then reconvene with the surgeon. As it stands now, it's looking like we'll be going ahead in March.
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