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‘Grateful to be walking around’ Grace Msalame opens up in an emotional post days after surgery

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Grace Msalame has confessed that she has been through a lot.

She recently confessed she had undergone surgery and many people were concerned considering she has a large following. Grace did not open up about it until yesterday where she gave full details on what really happened 2 weeks ago.

She had a surgical removal of fibroids. A condition many women go through mostly after giving birth. It is a non-cancerous growth in the uterus that can develop during a woman’s childbearing years.

Grace Msalame is grateful that despite the condition, she can now walk and even drive. She was not going to blog about it but her story might help someone.

Two weeks post my fibroid removal surgery grateful to be walking around abit slowly(very slowly);being able to drive this week is truly by the Grace of God coz my desire was to go back to business as usual so all I can do is thank God My Doctor asked me why I haven’t blogged about my experience I simply just wasn’t ready but this may help someone… I had an abdominal myomectomy open surgery because it was quite large with other little ones.

 

The symptoms were crazy especially because she lost a lot of blood during her periods. Msalame says they were very heavy hence she struggled to boost her iron levels with the GetYourIronUp.

What were the symptoms? Well this whole year I’ve had very heavy periods lasting a week plus until my anemia levels dropped to 9 almost 8 normal levels is at least 12 even though I’ve been working hard to boost my iron levels with our #GetYourIronUp Campaign little did I know I was loosing way too much blood so I had to treat that first then go in for surgery. Another symptom that can drive you crazy is how bloated you get sometimes even look Months pregnant Even after the surgery the swelling has taken time to go down but today there was a visible difference though I am still conscious until full recovery.

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She continues:

Fibroids are very common with us black women in fact I discovered that all the women from my late Dads side of the family have all had it so it can be genetic but no direct cause is linked to the growths. Healthy diet, exercise, good BMI all go a long way but doctors have told me that even the healthiest of women still get it so it really is unknown but my doctor is of the opine that the Uterus is made to create life so when one takes long gaps between having children or takes too long to have kids they have higher chances of getting them! So me and my 7yr gap someone tell the Mr my womb is ready On a serious note I’m so grateful to my doctor the hospital that took such good care of me of course my family& friends your love is a gift that reminds me of Gods Goodness. AsanteBig lesson 2018! In all things Give Thanx. Ata kwa haya nashukuru Mola for He is the knower of all 

At least she is recuperating well and we wish her a  quick recovery as.

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