Warrior wounds!

Warrior wounds!

So, a week on from my laparoscopy that was brought forward, here are my Warrior Wounds (apologies for the fat still-bloated belly 😳)

The long scar is from my laparotomy apecdectomy for my appendix when I was 9. This is likely the operation that robbed me of a healthy working reproductive system.

The 3 smaller scars are from the laparoscopy last Sunday. This is the operation that robbed my of the chance to be a mother naturally.

I should hate them all, but I really really don't. This quote struck a chord 'behind every scar, there is an untold story of survival'.

If the ivf works, they'll have been worth it, if I never get my dream, at least they show I never gave up trying.

Good luck ladies with whatever stage of your journey you're at...don't give up! xx

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  • Good luck to you on your journey, and you right to be proud of your scars! Xxxx

  • Thank you!

    I promise to always live them πŸ˜‰ Xx

  • Hi Lili19. Otherwise known as the marks of life! Lets hope that something positive comes from it all. thinking of you. Diane

  • Thank you so much Diane 😊 Xx

  • Hi, I have a scar just like yours from a burst appendix- probably the cause of my hydrosalphinx!! They wouldn't do the laposcopy due to this! Good luck Hun xx

  • Oh bless you...I hate that an organ we don't even use any more is the cause of our problems 😞

    I was told it could be done but that they'd go in through the side to check scar tissue first...it's strange they've said no full stop.. xx

  • I know he said that there was a risk of damaging things inside! Until then I had no idea of what damage had been caused inside!! 14 years later x

  • It's quite scary isn't it how much damage can be done andhow you're not aware of it until it's too late 😞 Xx

  • Oh my god absolutely! I said this at a scan how bad it was that I wasn't told anything but I did get told what would I have done and the answer was nothing! Xx

  • So true isn't it...not much we can do 😬

    It's taken me a while to get passed the 'why me' stage but I feel so much better not thinking that way and how unfair it all really is...maybe we're strong enough to go through it and others wouldn't be and that's why...only thing that really helps! xx

  • Your so strong πŸ’ͺ🏻 wishing you all the best and a speedy recovery xx

  • Thank you so much! I'm learning to be srotnger and more positive to help our chances 😊 Xx

  • What a great way to think of them. Battle scars from a true warrior. I'm in awe of your positivity x

  • Thank you! It comes and goes but I'm making it come back more πŸ˜‰ Xx

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