Author Archives: kblorenzo

Sistahs

I am rarely at a loss for words, but recently every time I think of writing about the incredible hysterectomy support group online that I participate in called “HisterSisters” I don’t know what to tell you, just that I’ve got … Continue reading

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Mommy Vacation Gone Bad

Well, week two of my recovery is proving to be completely different from week one. As I mentioned in my last post, at the start of week one I got a fever. It came on quite suddenly. My feet began … Continue reading

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Medical Update: I’m Burning Up

The good news is the pain from my operation is getting much better; I hardly think about it. Bad news is that I hardly think about it because I’ve had high fever since Thursday. After a discussion with my doctor’s … Continue reading

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(In)disposable

Having a hysterectomy is humbling on many levels when you’ve been eating millet for the past 20 years, write about the uterus (childbirth!), and didn’t even take an Advil until five years ago. But life, really, is humbling too. I … Continue reading

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Medical Update: Corpse Pose

I know many of you want to know how I’m doing physically, so here’s an update. I had imagined my recovery to be like a flower in winter…recluse, cold and unsure…and then suddenly in Springtime I’d flower like a rock … Continue reading

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Mid-life

I went to the bookstore just before my surgery thinking now’s the time I’m going to read. I’ve been waiting for time to read ever since Jacob was ten days old and started his I’m-gonna-make-you-insane-and-want-to-throw-me-in-a-garbage-dumpster screaming mantra. Lately my excuse … Continue reading

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Home

There is no place like home, that’s for sure. And home is where I’m at now. Actually, I got home yesterday just one day after surgery! The surgery went well…although it took double the amount of time the surgeon planned … Continue reading

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