One ovary or no ovaries, decision made.

I’ve decided to keep one ovary. I have more questions for the consultant, but after thinking about it carefully, I believe I would be jumping the gun a bit if I got rid of it unecessarily. So, I might need it removing eventually, but I might not, and if I remove it now there’s no turning back. That scares me a bit. I would be stuck with HRT until I’m in my 50s which seems quite a long way away right now. On top of that HRT might not be very healthy for me, and if it’s not crucial that I go on it, then I should really hold off for as long as possible.
I’m seeing the consultant again on Friday and the anesthetist next Thursday. I need to write down a list of questions before then, but I’m pretty certain I’ve made my mind up.

One ovary or no ovaries?

I saw my consultant yesterday and although she can’t be 100% sure, she doesn’t think my cysts are cancerous. The cyst on my left ovary looks borderline as it has a node and blood vessels, so that ovary has to … Continue reading

Results Day

I had a letter from the hospital yesterday to let me know I have an appointment to see the consultant this Friday. It’s all very quick which makes me feel nervous to say the least. It’s at the cancer clinic again, but apparently this is purely because it has the facilities and comfort that is needed. If they think beige walls, hard floors and plastic chairs are comfortable then they are misguided! I know they are trying to put my mind at ease, but it isn’t working. At least G is coming with me to my appoinment this time so we can be nervous and scared together.

Please let them just be cysts!