Health update...

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Well, my health update is that I am still waiting.... 

The medicines seem to be helping. The hormone medicine that my doctor put me on last Monday did help the bleeding to stop. I am still taking the iron pills. My pain is mostly gone. There are days where there is just pressure. I am still waiting on a surgery date and to see if insurance will okay it. 

I have to go back to the doctor tomorrow to have a repeat pap test, as when he did the test last Monday there was too much blood and they couldn't read the test. 

My biggest problem is just that I am exhausted all the time. I get little bursts of energy and do a few things but then I have to sit and rest. I have also had to take several naps in the afternoon. That isn't bad, however for someone like me who likes to go-go-go and get things done it is driving me insane. 

My husband has been very supportive and has taken over a lot of the responsibilities here at home- including taking over ALL the laundry, meaning that I haven't a had a chance to play with our new washing machine yet. He has a TON on his plate and I know this isn't easy on him. I don't know if I can ever express to him how thankful I am that he is taking over some of the responsibilities here at home. 

So that is my update for the time being. I am just sitting here waiting, waiting, waiting...

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  1. Thinking of you Rachel! My best advice to you is to allow your family to help you! I know how hard that is but you have to listen to your body's cues and rest when you need it. Hugs!

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    1. I am trying to rest and it is driving me insane. Lol

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  2. Glad the meds are helping your symptoms. I'm curious though as to what is taking so long for insurance approval. I hope you hear something soon. I know that waiting can be really tough in these situations.

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    1. I don't know what is taking insurance so long. I was warned that our insurance company likes to make women wait at least 30 days from signing the consent to have the hysterectomy to have the surgery. Hoping I will hear something soon.

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