Yesterday I went to my OB/GYN, if you are a guy you want to stop now, for my annual appointment and received some surprising news. First,  she tells me I have a tilted uterus but says it’s normal. What the hell is that!! She just threw it out there and moved on. No doctor has told me this before. So here I am thinking my uterus is all straight and happy and its leaning back like its auditioning for a Fat Joe video. Who knew!! I wasn’t totally sure what that meant for me in the long term but before I could ask question she dropped something else on me.

I sort of knew something was up because she stayed up there, poking and prodding, longer than usual. You know, doing the silent Dr. “umm…umm”. Finally she said she felt a small lump or a lymph node in my pelvic area. She said I was probably fine but wanted me to come back in three weeks to check it again. My heart is now beating fast. I really hate the doctor standard “it’s probably nothing”. I would much rather a “Girl you r ass better start praying” or something like that. Anyway, first my uterus is in desperate need of a V8 and now a small lump! It was not my day! She gave me the option of coming back for another pelvic exam or ultrasound. I chose the ultrasound, just tell me for certain what it is don’t go digging for gold again. Needless to say I left the doctor’s office feeling a little apprehensive. I’m not freaking out or hysterical but I would be lying if I said I wasn’t concerned at all. I’ll just wait out the three weeks to find out if there is any cause to be hysterical.

When I got to work I finally had time to research my tilted uterus. I found out I’m in that rare 20% of women that it happens to. Though in some cases it may have some effect on fertility, for the most part I will probably be fine. Here’s more info if you want it. www.americanpregnancy.org/womenshealth/tippeduterus.html


  • Reply Husband September 10, 2008 at 5:40 pm

    I Love You and your tilted uterus

  • Reply Stephanie Clough September 17, 2008 at 1:44 pm

    Oh YES girl I am so aware of the titled uterus thing!!! I have been ready SO many things since my miscarriage last week and I actually came across that topic!! I am SURE that you will be fine and as always I will keep you in my prayers!!!

  • Reply ske September 17, 2008 at 2:23 pm

    Well, bless your heart and your uterus! I hope and pray everything will be just fine.

  • Reply Sheleea September 21, 2008 at 6:02 pm

    I will keep you in my prayers! I know all will work out well!

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