Sometimes wish I had never bothered – Debra’s Story

My story begins in January 2009 when a routine smear test revealed CIN3 cells and I was advised I would need treatment as soon as possible. I had these cells removed under general anaesthetic in March 2009. My general health…

From zero to full hysterectomy in a few short weeks – Lucy’s Story

I went from nothing to a full hysterectomy in just a few short weeks. I can still see the consultant' s fountain pen inscribing the words "Total abdominal hysterectomy" in my hospital record, as I looked on in total shock.…

End of a long road – Shona’s Hysterectomy Story

Well my hysterectomy story began in 2008. Unfortunately I was having bad smear after bad smear and numerous cervical laser treatments to help. I had been on the combination pill for many years due to heavy and very irregular periods…

Early Days but a Positive Journey So Far – Lisa’s Story

Any woman who has a hysterectomy does so for her own reasons. I had a total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy 7 weeks ago, two weeks after celebrating my 40th Birthday. My specialist first suggested the procedure 3 years ago.…