Looks like our little chat was doomed! I couldn't get onto the site for some reason. It kept saying it was opening the page but then nothing happened.
Lily - sorry to hear about your friend and hope everything is ok now.
Baxy - good luck for today, I hope it's shrunk. They couldn't take all of mine out because the zoladex had made them turn mushy and I was losing too much blood. He said he hadn't seen the mush effect before but everyone responds differently to drugs so he wasn't overly surprised.
Els - you're boss sounds like an ! I'm not surprised you're annoyed with him. Anyway 6 weeks absence in a year is nothing compared to the amount of time some people take off for far less than major flipping surgery!
Thank you all for your lovely messages my friend is ok thank you was just sent to a&e for bloods which took forever to come back and they wouldnt et us go till they come back but thank god all is well and he is at home i can do chat anytime girls and cant wait to do it with you girls as your all lovely hope you are all doing well chat soon
Just sitting at work waiting til I can go to the hossy. I have got an awful feeling of dread that it won't have shrunk.... I have had to have the zoladex (those of you girlies that asked!) as my fibroid is pushing on the opening of my tubes and he wanted to shrink it away from them as he was worried that he'd end up sewing up my tubes But was speaking to my gynae uncle and he said there are ways around it, think I've got a cons that wants it all to be easy
Sending you big hugs for today!! If it is near a tube then I can understand why he wants to shrink it a bit. One of my fibroids (which wasn't known about until I was opened up) was near my left tube and the consultant said afterwards that he "didn't think it had been compromised" which didn't sound very reassuring at the time! Better safe than sorry I suppose.
My lovely left tube def filled and spilled (what a lovely sight!!) and she thought my right tube did too!!!! She was really lovely and showed me everything on the screen (which my last one didn't) Def spillage on the left and it looked like a little spillage on my right. I thought it must be doing something cos it hurt like hell when she did it, she said it was prob when my left tube burst open and the dye shot through!!
Thankyou all girls, for your thoughts and finger crossing!!
Just wait and see now tomorrow that the cons thinks I'm good to go for next Wednesday. So any chance you could keep those fingers crossed for another day or so?!
I'm so annoyed. Our buyers have pulled out on our house. Just as we'd organised mortgage, solicitors etc.. They came around again last week and were asking about lamp shades and curtains, why waste our time. Oh it makes me so mad. I really thought our luck might be changing, new house now, new baby next, but no. Sorry for moaning- needed to get that off my chest.
Hi, thought I'd check out the fibroid thread, even tho i don't suffer from them, But Freckles invited me 2 b an honorary "fibroid friend". Hope u all don't mind. I have found this site 2 b a godsend and Freckles has been so supportive to me, i just wish i'd found it sooner! Hope u don't mind me joinin in and i am lookin 4ward 2 gettin 2 know u all.
Love Zebra x
Freckles - major bummer re the house, did they give a reason? This is just a small set back, if they put in an offer then someone else will too. We put an offer a place in the weekend and it got rejected, even got our builder around there and everything to price up the work that needed doing....oh well....
Baxy - continuing to have my fingers crossed for you. The tube opening bit sounded amazing, kind of like a dam bursting. It's a shame it hurt but a fantastic outcome, good luck!
HH - hope you are still recovering nicely in this nice weather.
Hi to Broody, hope you're OK.
Did anyone else have increased pain/mood swings turning to anti-christ tendencies when they ovulated after their myo? My hormones are all over the place, leading to and during AF which is lighter so that's good and then ovulation pains, not sure what that's about.
And I don't know if it's because normal life hasn't totally resumed post op and the fear of accidently getting pregnant before the 3 months makes it more exciting but my libido is going crazy. Poor DH has gone away for a few days and is worried he going to come home to find strange men in the house!
First off Hello and big welcome Zebra!!! We'd love to have you as a honorary fibroid friend!! Let us know your story.
And girls I heard from my cons and...................................................it's all go for next week!!!!!!! I can't quite believe it!! All your finger crossing and really worked, thanks guys!!! After all this time it is actually going to happen! I have been reading all our last threads, esp when you all went in for your myos to try and get all the tips that I need!
Can all you expert myo girls answer just a few more questions for me?
How long is the op?
How many days were you in hospital in total?
How long did you all have off work?
When will I feel like I am getting a bit back to normal?
Were you resting in bed or on the sofa when you got home?!!?
Anything apart from the usual do I need to take with me?
Anything else you can think of will be hugely appreciated!!!!
I'm not sure exactly how I am feeling at the moment, a bit scared but also a tiny bit looking forward to it? Is that weird?? I just finally feel like we are getting somewhere, bit closer to that bubba! I am also really pleased that it confirmed to me that it was the fibroid that was blocking my tubes, after what the registrar told me that it couldn't possibly be, I always had it at the back of my mind that he might have been right.(What I would like to say to that registrar can't be printed here, if he had done his job in the first place ) I know we've got a long way to go but at least we are making a step!
Freckles I know how stressful house moving is without any more added stress, I can't believe what some people are like, fingers crossed that another buyer turns up quick smart!
Kiwi, you go girl!!! You jump on your man when he gets back!! Getting pg before your 3 months wouldn't be too bad would it??
Hi to all you other lovely girls, thanks for all your finger crossing and thoughts.
P.S Has HH gone to Japan? Either that or she's gone v quiet!
That is great news, what a relief, I imagine the looking forward to it bit is just wanting to move on and get onto the next stage.....
To answer your questions...
How long is the op? Mine was supposed to be around an hour/hour and a half but ended up being three hours because I had so many fibroids.
How many days were you in hospital in total? I was in for five which I think is longer than normal, I did need it because of the long op though. I was up walking like a granny the next day after the catheter was out.
How long did you have off work? I have three months, my con is very cautious and it turns out he was right, I was no way ready to go back even after two months - I have a three hour commute. It's 10 weeks today since the op and I am working from home, going back mid Sept after a weeks holiday. I recommend having a wee holiday even a weekend away to look forward to.
When will I feel like I am getting a bit back to normal? Once again I am not a standard case so for me probably around 7 weeks post op.
Were you resting in bed or on the sofa when you got home? Both, I went between the two with little walks around the house to break it up. Keeping mobile is really important but so is not overdoing it!
Hurrah for next week. Our final op is on the cards!! Here are the answers to your questions...
How long is the op? My op lasted about 1.5 hours. However, my dh wasn't told I was in recovery so make sure they let yours know when you are out. He thought I was being operated on for over 3 hours and all of a sudden I was back and awake!
How many days were you in hospital in total? I was in for four nights in total.
How long did you all have off work? I had six weeks off work which was fine for me.
When will I feel like I am getting a bit back to normal? I felt quite sprightly after about 2 weeks.
Were you resting in bed or on the sofa when you got home?!!? I was on the sofa from day one - far too boring in my bedroom.
Kiwi - You saucy girl! DH won't know what's hit him on his return
Zebra - Great to have you with us. As Kiwi said - let us know your story.