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By Du Qiongfang Source: Global Times “You’ll have to wait two years before you can get pregnant.” As a recently married 32-year-old who was looking forward to having a baby in time for the auspicious Year of the Monkey, these words from my physician hit me like a kick to my tummy. As a woman,…

Types of fibroid tumors

All fibroids are not created equal. Pedunculated means that it grows on a stalk. Like broccoli. The stalk can extend inside or outside the uterus. Intramural means it grows smack dab in the middle of the uterine wall. If it pushes on the exterior wall you may feel pressure. If it grows toward the uterine…

2 kids and bed ridden.

The excerpt below is from a post Toyin posted on her Instagram and translated (she wrote it in text speak not standard English) by those over on http://www.pulse.ng “I choose to tell you my story today. I keep everything in my life under wraps because of the negativity out there. 90 percent of my life…

Babies and Fibroids

As I speak to more and more women, I hear stories about 26/25 year old women who have to make one of the biggest decisions in their lives. They are being asked whether they should they keep their uteruses or have them removed. I know that when I was diagnosed I absolutely dreaded being asked,…

Say What?!

I knew going into surgery that according to my doctor I had 5 years of being #fibroidfree. So when I decided to have the procedure, I didn’t have a boyfriend, prospect or anything. Matter of fact I was celibate, but I knew that I wanted to have kids in the next 5 years. Didn’t know how…

You’ll need…

I’ve been asked a few times — what someone should ask when they go to the doctor when they think they have #fibroids or #Endo. So I’ve compiled a list of 3 things to ask… Go in there with a list of all your symptoms and a timeline of when things occur. Don’t diagnose yourself  – Drs are…