‘Wait and see’ – Thoughts before diagnostic laparoscopy #Periodically 9

"Just wait and see," my mum keeps telling me, anytime I speculate about what exactly is going on with my uterus. For a while it's been a really annoying command. "I need to know now," my brain disputes. But finally, it's not long until the waiting is over and the seeing can begin. This week I…

The menstrual cup is disgusting – until it’s not #Periodically 7

Sorry mum - you're really going to hate this one. It's your least favourite topic my large repertoire of vaginal related discussion - the menstrual cup.  I started reading articles and blogs, even watching vlogs, about people with uteruses' experiences with menstrual cups probably about a year ago, when I began to get a period…

Conversations with doctors that shouldn’t have happened #Periodically 4

I have been very lucky with the doctor who's been helping me sort my uterus out in Swansea, and it's a little daunting that whatever happens now I'm going to have to figure it all out without Dr H now I'm back in Essex. Regardless, there are a couple of conversations that have happened with…