I’m now one week post undergoing a total hysterectomy surgery. I’m 38 years old. Here’s my story thus far…

As I write now, the morning after the course of opioid based pain medication I was prescribed finished, I sit in a puddle of emotions. Over the last week I’ve been in a bit of a stoned cloud of dulled senses. As I emerge from that I note the surfacing of emotions and physical sensations that have been gurgling quietly under the haze. I write these words as a process of catharsis for myself, and also to share my story.


Zoe Duby

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