i gave birth...to Fibi, my 10.2 lb fibroid!!!!!!
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
well i had my surgery. Finally, after 2 long painful years, the fibroid i lovingly named fibi has been removed from my body! what should have been a 1-2 hr surgery took 5, and when they cut me open and saw the mass that was inside of me to be removed, they had to get 2 more surgeons, totalling 5, to be able to pull my stomache apart far enough and to have the hands needed to lift the fibroid out. no wonder im sore.only on my left side tho. and i have stitches from my crotch right up to and inside my belly button. but i will wear that scar with pride. finally the struggles of living with fibi are done. i can get on with forging out a new and wonderful life. ive heard that ppl with serious illness or physical impairments say....live each day to the fullest....never take a day for granted......live each day like theres no tomorrow.... Now.....i get it.For 2 yrs my body kept me a prisoner.I had such heavy bleeding, anytime, any day of the month, sometimes all month.i had to have my furniture always covered because well i didnt want to leak on it, i couldnt plan for any special events because, i never knew when or how hard i would be bleeding for. i missed so many family events. And the cost....at least $50 a month in products. And so many wasted trips to the doctors just to hear, lets wait another 2 months and see if anything changes. Finally , a doctor listened to ME and went ahead and planned the surgery. I thank God for bringing her into my life.I can go wherever i want, not miss any life events anymore and.....i can wear white again, or pink or whatever colour i want and not worry if when i stand blood will show thru.
I have my life back. I have to recover for 6-8 wks which really scared me becuz since February ive been losing weight on the PINK method, which has some intense workouts and i was so afraid id lose all my muscle ive build and gain the weight back. But.....although i cant do the tabata training and floor work, i am able to walk. So last nite, a week after my surgery, i laced up my running shoes, went to the track, and walked 2 miles!!!!! and im feeling pretty fantastic. i'll be ok. i'll modify my weight lifting and do my walking and in time get back to the rest of the workouts. i have been given the gift of healthiness and never again shall i take my body for granted or abuse it by eating poorly or gaining the weight back.
and as of today.......i am down 71 pounds and one of my major weight goals has been achieved......i am 298 lbs....out of the 300's.....FOREVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!