Category Archives: Jennifer's Journal

Getting there…

After losing 10 pounds last year, I kind of lost my motivation to lose weight. I haven’t been grossly overweight, but I was pushing 50-60 pounds more than I should be. After again having the new year’s resolution motivation, I … Continue reading

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A weighty problem

Part of the problems I had with endometriosis and adenomyosis prior to the surgery, were intense pain and cramping, and problems with eating certain foods. I have always had a marginal digestive system, but endo / adeno really made it … Continue reading

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A quick update

I haven’t updated this in a while, and with as many visitors as I get, I thought I’d make an update to be current. I’m still feeling very well, and so glad I had surgery at the CEC!!

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Still feeling fine!

I have continued to feel very well lately. I have neglected to exercise, not due to any pain, I’ve just been busy with other stuff. Mainly gardening and yard work, which is good exercise anyway. This is another thing, as … Continue reading

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Nine months after surgery

I’m close to 9 months post-surgery and still doing well. I am hopeful this will be the first summer in the past three that I will not miss (or have to suffer through) some of the fun events Pat and … Continue reading

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Five months after my surgery

I am still feeling very good, five months after my surgery. I have found that eating certain foods, which caused me alot of pain before, can still cause me some minor tenderness at times. It usually happens if I eat … Continue reading

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8 weeks post-op

I am 8 weeks post-op today. All of the tenderness on my left side is gone, as is the tenderness in my abdomen. The only problem I have is sitting on my hard kitchen chair for too long tends to … Continue reading

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Five and a half weeks post-op

Five and a half weeks post-op and I’m feeling extremely well. There is only the slightest tenderness remaining on my left side, though my abdominal muscles can get easily strained and tender. I’m doing some stretches and exercises to strengthen … Continue reading

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Four weeks post-op

Four weeks post-op today. Saturday I went out shopping for a little bit, which made me tired and my left side tenderness flared up a bit. Sunday I went to a wedding and felt sore from sitting in the chair, … Continue reading

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Three weeks post-op

Three weeks post op today. Over the weekend, I received my operative and pathology reports from the CEC. It helped a lot to clarify what had been done, and the extent of disease. I knew some things from our immediate … Continue reading

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