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Pre-Op Biopsy and Already Regretting Waiting So Long

That's Hysterical! Now, Get Out! | My Adenomyosis, Hysterectomy and Recovery Journey

Release Date: 11/20/2023

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“This is another maybe lesson to those listening to this and I don't know, maybe to my past self. Please stop procrastinating the medical stuff. Please don't. I know it's a boring phone call. I know you're going to have to call and ask questions and talk to people and it's going to be annoying and you're just going to want to get it over with and done with and be like, Hey, I need this. Can you make it as easy on me as possible? Oh, but please do it.” — Emily, 20 Days Until Uterus Eviction Day

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In This Episode:

  • Talking about the whirlwind of emotions surrounding the upcoming hysterectomy

  • The difference between Adenomyosis and Endometriosis

  • What I’ve tried in the past — birth control, hormones, a rejected IUD

  • What if I get this surgery done and it turns out I just don’t like being around people and it wasn’t just Adenomyosis?

  • Emily’s past anesthesia and surgery experiences

  • Putting off making that call for the hysterectomy

  • A surprise pre-op biopsy!

  • Waffling back and forth about telling my mom and wondering how much I should tell her.

  • Looking forward to my ultrasound to see how the Adeno has progressed

  • Book Recommendation: Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach

  • Tara Brach’s Podcast

  • Trying to imagine a life without the pain. What could that be like?!

Note from Future-Emily

Once again, I reiterate: I wish I had done this sooner. As hard as it was to finally make the call, it was all worth it. If you’re procrastinating making that call, let this episode be the gentle nudge to make those appointments and make your health a priority.

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