I’m recovering from bronchitis – feeling better than I was but still feeling remarkably foul. At least my coughing isn’t keeping everyone awake at night any more! My father-in-law is also recovering from bronchitis but his is self-inflicted chronic bronchitis caused by 70 years of smoking. And he has had antibiotics to help him on his way to recovery, whereas at 34 I’m just supposed to pull myself together and heal myself with willpower (I keep reminding myself that 100 years ago there were no antibiotics). So I am not feeling remotely sympathetic to him! He, much to his credit, feels I’ve had a raw deal, and keeps offering to make me cups of tea (so I obviously am really sick!). I was too ill to go to Church yesterday morning – this seems to have caused shockwaves in our church family!
I had to go to hospital to have a pelvic scan last week. My periods have been horrendous with large clots for a while. The scan showed that my uterine lining was fine but that I now have (new since 2 years ago) a large endometriomal cyst on my left ovary. I still have to go back to my GP to discuss options, but I’d like to go there knowing something about this condition and the implications for my health and fertility. If anyone out there knows of a good website, or if someone has personal experience they’d be willing to share, I would be really grateful to hear from you.