By Carlene Cai Randolph
So, you’ve been told by your doctor that you need a myomectomy, and your first thought was “What about my responsibilities at home, work, and life?!”. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! It’s normal to feel overwhelmed and uncertain about what’s ahead. But, as the saying goes, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”
Here are some tips to help you manage the impending myomectomy and keep your life on track:
- Get organized – Make a list of all your responsibilities, deadlines, and appointments and delegate tasks as necessary. This will help you prioritize and keep track of everything.
- Communicate – Let your boss, co-workers, family, and friends know about your upcoming surgery and what you need from them. Trust us, they’ll understand and be more than willing to help.
- Plan ahead – If you’re going to be out of work for a few weeks, make arrangements to have your work covered and prepare your home for your return.
- Take care of yourself – Make sure you’re eating well, getting enough rest, and engaging in physical activity to boost your energy levels. You’ll need all the energy you can get for the road ahead!
- Laugh it off – Finally, remember to laugh and have a good sense of humor. It’s okay to make light of the situation and find the humor in it. After all, laughter is the best medicine!
In conclusion, a myomectomy may seem like a daunting task, but with proper planning and a positive attitude, you’ll be able to manage it with ease. So, take a deep breath and remember, you’ve got this!