Author Archives: Wendy

About Wendy

Wendy is a patient advocate for Fibroid Relief. She had fibroids and was treated with Focused Ultrasound.

Happy Happy…Ever So Grateful, Too!

This Tuesday, Nov. 2 (my husband, Dave’s birthday) will mark my third year anniversary after receiving the treatment of focused ultrasound for a ferocious ginormous awful uterine invader…the dreaded f-i-b-r-o-i-d!! I am grateful! Medical technological advancements (i.e., focused ultrasound) has afforded all of us … Continue reading

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Options Galore!

When you speak/write your ‘truth’ in a transparent, vulnerable and raw fashion, you better be prepared for all manner of commented viewpoints…running the gamut from supportive to vehemently opposed! My last week’s blog  illicited an amazing spectrum of responses…frankly, I … Continue reading

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Is It…Is It Really?

Is it hysteria to scream from the (proverbial) rooftops, just to let you know that every minute, of every hour, of every day, a women is uterus-ectomized for a benign condition like fibroids…is it really? Is it maniacal to be incensed about the … Continue reading

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♪ Just Say NO To GMO…Just Say NO To GMO♪

Well over a year and a half ago I wrote a blog that (briefly) described what GMO is and it’s frightening endocrine disrupting effects that it has (been shown) to have on our bodies. Re-read this, just so it is … Continue reading

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A ‘Bloodless’ Coup!

Ultrasound has been around for twenty years as a marvelously effective diagnostic tool and today it is totally accepted in all areas of  medicine. Increasingly, sonography for therapy (so called high-intensity focused ultrasound ~~ HIFU) is also becoming  recognized as … Continue reading

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The F Word…Focused Ultrasound, But Of Course!

Lest I forget, being in survival-mode is good for only one thing…surviving!  But, certainly not living! And so it was for me during those grueling (last) handful of  years in the  decade of treading life’s water with FIBROIDS!  [Sigh]…And so it … Continue reading

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Oh!…And One More Reason

Just when I believed that I could/would NOT write one more blog that pertains to  the endocrine havoc-raising and the perils that the stew of chemicals (that abound in our daily comings-and-goings) have on our bodies…just when I said ‘no more’…I … Continue reading

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Watch-Full Waiting, Forsooth!!

When the diagnosis of the dreaded fibroid is handed to you, the immediate and obvious question is, “Now what!?”  The answer, if no symptoms have been experienced, is to proceed with a watch and wait stance…called ‘watchful waiting.’ And, after having … Continue reading

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It’s About Time…And ‘Ectomies’!

I was so excited to open the New York Times, Science Section, and find (one of) my favorite authors, Dana Jennings had written another article. In the piece, Dana discussed a book that is now on the book-tour-circuit and whose authors … Continue reading

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The Hippocratic Oath…Let’s Get Back To Basics

“You probably have uterine cancer!” Quoting directly from the 7th doctor that I entrusted during those quest-seeking and mission-filled years to rid a boulder-sized fibroid from it’s nestley-nice uterine home…I still shudder from (just thinking about) those 5 words that … Continue reading

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