Andrea recalls why she felt nervous before the myomectomy procedure to remove her 9 pound uterine fibroid. For more information on Uterine Fibroids uterine-fibroids.
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I was very nervous, inwardly nervous, I was inwardly nervous I think because I did have an 18-month old at the time and I wanted to be there for him afterwards and I knew it was a complicated surgery, but Dr. Magtibay and his team were very confident and they explained to me the procedure, what they were going to do, what I was going to expect, and so I went in there with really the utmost confidence, knowing that I needed to have something done. I couldn’t continue living with this big fibroid of nine pounds and I wanted to have the possibility of conceiving down the road and having a sibling for my first-born.