Jamaica Poetry

Jamaican Poetry : Sleep eludes me by Denise N. Fyffe

Sleep eludes me As my heart is confiscated by deceit And poisoned by betrayal My mind is consumed with hurt And it claws to the depths of my soul; Layer by layer of happiness is shredded to dust And blown, gone with the winds of time Swallowed up into oblivion, where I am soon to… Continue reading Jamaican Poetry : Sleep eludes me by Denise N. Fyffe

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Fibroids Testimonial: The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 7 by Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery It's October, almost three years after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part become fully engaged.             9 Months So,… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 7 by Denise N. Fyffe

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Fibroids Testimonial: The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 6 by Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery It's October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged. 6 Months As my body healed, especially in the early… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 6 by Denise N. Fyffe

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Fibroids Testimonial: The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 5 by Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery It's October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.   3 Months I returned to work 6 weeks after… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 5 by Denise N. Fyffe

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Fibroids Testimonial: The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 4 by Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery It's October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.   Month 1 My first trip to the doctor was… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 4 by Denise N. Fyffe

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Fibroids Testimonial: The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 3 by Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery It's October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged.   Week 1 I still maintain that I was actually… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 3 by Denise N. Fyffe

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Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 2 by Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery It's October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged. Day 1 When I woke up, I wondered about my… Continue reading Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 2 by Denise N. Fyffe

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Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 1 by Denise N. Fyffe

The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery It's October, almost one year after my Myomectomy surgery, which is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. I have experienced different things during my recovery. At the moment, I am feeling strong and for the most part am fully engaged. My recovery process is going good; however, from the very… Continue reading Fibroids testimonial – The Recovery Process from Myomectomy Surgery, Part 1 by Denise N. Fyffe

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Fibroids: What are they and Where are they?

When females hear the word fibroids, other concepts such as cancer, pain, barren and agony comes to mind. For generations black women have been suffering more from this disease than any other women, in any other racial group. It has been surmised that one in four women have fibroids in their uterus and generally it is… Continue reading Fibroids: What are they and Where are they?

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Fibroids Testimonial: Week 4, Post Surgery

It's 11:11 p.m. on January 11th and I am a little concerned about the healing progress of my myomectomy surgical incision. Let's just say it's being stubborn! Over the last three weeks, I have survived and itching with bated impatience and restricted movements. The wound has presented itself at different stages, more time it looks… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: Week 4, Post Surgery

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Fibroids Testimonial: Atopic Dermatitis, The Rash from Hell

It escapes my mental faculties why women have to suffer so much. Even worse, Why do I have to suffer so much!!! You would think I don't have enough to deal with recovering from myomectomy surgery, without having to deal with bleeding, a bloated tummy and atopic dermatitis from the adhesive of the surgical tapes.… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: Atopic Dermatitis, The Rash from Hell

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Fibroids Testimonial: First Check Up, Post Surgery

Today was my first check up after doing a myomectomy fibroid surgery. About a week late, but I showed up nonetheless. I was secretly dreading this visit with Dr. Rishi Chand because I thought I would be getting the thread removed. I praised God and did a little jig in my mind, as I didn't… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: First Check Up, Post Surgery

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Fibroids Testimonial: Day 3, Post Surgery

I have been lounging in a chair, all afternoon. My feet were propped up for the past few hours. I was reading 'Chicken Soup For My Soul'. Boring!!!! This morning I felt opposite to what i was feeling now; my head hurt, my eyes, I was nauseous and my wound ached a bit. I felt… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: Day 3, Post Surgery

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Fibroids Testimonial: Pee, Poop and Pass Gas

Wind, Water & Air On my second night I am a bit light headed. No wind, water or air has moved through the corridors of my colon. So no food, only liquids. My right hand resembles a chunky pin cushion. My veins have been playing hide and seek with the doctors and nurses. So I… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: Pee, Poop and Pass Gas

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Fibroids Testimonial: Endometriosis?

My doctor visits the next day at noon after the surgery; it is then I learned the true seriousness of what occurred. My womb had many surprises. It seems not only were my veins playing hide and seek, but my womb too. Not to mention it was 'cemented' into place by endometriosis. Say what now!! Endometriosis?… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: Endometriosis?

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Fibroids Testimonial: Depo-Provera Side Effects

Depo-Provera is a birth control method for women. It is made up of a hormone similar to progesterone and is given as an injection by a doctor into the woman's arm or buttocks. Each shot provides protection against pregnancy for up to 12 to 14 weeks, but the shot must be received once every 12 weeks… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: Depo-Provera Side Effects

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Fibroids Testimonial: The Horrors of Iron Tablets

Why did no one tell me what I was in for? Why? It's almost that time. I am prepping for fibroid surgery. I am feasting on iron tablets. That first morning after seeking my morning release, I turned around to be greeted by a color that fuels the production of nightmares. The scream that came… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: The Horrors of Iron Tablets

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Fibroids Testimonial: Surgery Complications

My eyes pop open and I realize that I am still in the operating room. The myomectomy is over and the drugs pull me back into the unconscious. When I open back my eyes, I am in a room with nurses talking at their station, a machine taking my blood pressure, oxygen, two IV lines… Continue reading Fibroids Testimonial: Surgery Complications