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KittyKatKuo

363d

I'm considering getting sterilized or fixed. I'm childfree and wish to remain child free therefore it makes sense to get fixed if possible and just have it done. I am wondering if anybody else could share their experience with getting sterilized and recovery etc with me.

    • EliteLexy

      362d

      I had one around 30 or so? I still have my ovaries, but it was done lapriscopically and ofcourse going up in. The gas pains were pretty rough but after the first night, they were pretty much gone. Then it was a week or two of walking carefully and not stretching to much. But so worth it in my personal situation. If you have any other questions, feel free to hit me up🙂

      • KittyKatKuo

        362d

        @EliteLexy I appreciate that thank you

    • anubisplane

      362d

      I asked for a hysterectomy yearly since I was 19 or so, and I finally got one when I was 29. And the recovery from my hysterectomy was 1000000% better than pregnancy/birth. (I always wanted to remain child-free, but that's a whole different issue/story that overlaps a bit). Birth control pills didn't works for me (preventing pregnancy or controlling periods), IUDs, nuvaring, none would control my periods. Finally having my uterus removed was huge for my OCD. I would test myself weekly (even without having sex for months at a time) for pregnancy. Tubal litigation wouldn't have been enough. Not having periods anymore is amazing, especially for my sensory issues and change in routine. Sex is better for me now because I don't have to worry about getting pregnant. My cervix was removed as well, so my vagina is a little shorter than before. I do find myself needing to use a dildo twice a week to help keep my vagina from contracting too much and losing its ability to stretch. That might be the only "down side" of it, but that just means required time by myself.

      • KittyKatKuo

        362d

        @anubisplane I've wanted one since 15 lol but thanks for sharing your experience it helps alot. Was recovery hard?

        • anubisplane

          362d

          @KittyKatKuo also helped I got this done in April 2021 when our area was still quite shutdown, and I was still working from home. I probably would have taken 4 weeks off if I had to go back to the office to work.

        • anubisplane

          362d

          @KittyKatKuo it wasn't the worst. I was asking to get up 3 hours after the anesthesia wore off (it took me all 3 days after birth to get up, and that was only bc I was being discharged). 2-3 days of pain. I had someone help me for that time. After that, I was off percocets and driving. I had 2 weeks off work (but honestly could have worked half time). I needed to ease back into work as 8 hours was a long time with my developed nap schedule. I was sport climbing by 3 weeks. I think I had quite a bit of mental stress on me that the hysterectomy eliminated.

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