When I first found out I had Fibromyalgia, I was overwhelmed with emotions. I was in shock, scared, and had no idea what to expect. I remember spending hours researching everything I could about the condition, from uterine fibroids to treatment options.
The most common treatment option for Fibromyalgia is having a hysterectomy. This procedure was not something I wanted to go through, and so I opted for the more conservative treatment option of uterine fibroid embolization. I had to take a couple of days off work to prepare for the procedure and attend several pre-admission meetings with the staff at the hospital.
After the procedure was over I was feeling much better and was encouraged to reschedule a follow-up appointment. During my follow-up appointment, the doctor concluded that the procedure was successful, and my symptoms had subsided significantly. I was elated to hear that the procedure had worked, and I felt a sense of relief.
One of the most difficult parts of dealing with Fibromyalgia was the emotional and physical toll it took on me. During the hardest times, I had to remind myself to stay positive and that there was hope. Keeping a healthy lifestyle and staying active was a big part of my recovery and I am proud to say that I have been symptom-free for many years now.
Looking back on my experience I have grown so much. I have learned the importance of self-advocacy and the power of staying positive. I am proud of all the progress I have made and I am thankful for the doctors who helped me along the way.
The experience of dealing with Fibromyalgia has left a huge impact on my life and I am grateful for the lessons I have learned. Even though I still have moments of uncertainty, I am much better equipped to deal with any challenges that come my way.