I had a heartfelt chat with my doctor yesterday and we came to the conclusion that a hysterectomy would be in my best interest, at this point. She has referred me to what she considers a phenomenal doctor and I'm waiting for him to call me to ask me some preliminary questions over the phone. She said they could get me in for my consult before Christmas! *EEK*! Well, I said no to that because I'm not going to be home! At any rate, I told her after the first of the year would be ideal. I'm at peace, emotionally, to be coming to the end of my fertile years. In all honestly, I came to terms with that a few years ago when we chose adoption as our route to expand our family. But I'm scared to death of having surgery and while I feel getting rid of my parts is the only way to go at this point, the thought of enduring yet another surgery seems frightful.
So, I'm asking all of you to help me. If you have gone through this, would you email me? firstname.lastname@example.org is my email. I don't check it daily, but will try to remember to do so. I don't have specific questions, I am just curious about recovery time, which surgery is preferred, that sort of thing. Just share your experiences with me. If you feel comfortable, leave a comment here. I'm sure there are others out there in this same boat.