May is Mesh Awareness Month -Living with A Transvaginal Mesh Implant Complications

Hello everyone, I hope everyone is having a good week.  I wanted to make a quick post but first as always the disclosure clause.  I am not a doctor, lawyer, or medical or legal professional, everything I talk about is based on my own experiences.  I have a long career history with 2 college degree’s… Read More

Vaginal Mesh & Pain Management

Hello Everyone, Hello and welcome to Afterthoughts for westcoastmeshfighter.  As always I post a disclosure that I am not a doctor, lawyer, or represent any entity outside westcoastmeshfighter, using as much royalty free content in my blog, social media, and vlogs on my YouTube channel.  Everything that I talk about, is from my own experiences.… Read More

Celebrating a milestone, Westcoastmeshfighter has made it to 6 months, Sharing my experiences while living with a Transvaginal Mesh Implant.

Hello and Good Evening Mesh Warriors.  I really can’t believe it’s been six months since I started blogging about my struggles living with a Transvaginal Mesh Implant.  Emotionally this has by far been one of the hardest/best things that has happened because it’s allowing me to share with all of you, my experiences and struggles,… Read More

How days like today, keeps me reminded how fragile my body feels. Living with a Transvaginal Mesh Implant these days is harder than you may think!

Hello and welcome to afterthoughts, stuck between two worlds living with a Transvaginal Mesh Implant and all the underlining conditions.  Living with a mesh implant is really difficult.  Emotionally I am getting stronger, although it’s been challenging and trying not to push myself into a full state where I cannot get out of bed.  It’s… Read More

How navigating through California’s public healthcare system had me so stressed out. Here is what I know. (Part 1)

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to Afterthoughts, for westcoastmeshfighter.  My name is Michelle and I struggle everyday living with a Transvaginal Mesh Implant.  I apologize for the delay in my posts, the last couple of weeks have been a bit chaotic.  I do have a lot of updates and possible answers to questions regarding the public healthcare… Read More

Mesh Hacks, Blogging & Vlogging Relieve with trial and error living with a Transvaginal Mesh Implant

(Graphics found on Google) Hello and Good Evening/Morning and welcome to Manic Monday.  It has been a very Manic Monday, my chronic pain is so bad I know it’s going to be hard to go to sleep.  By the time anyone reads this, it will be Tuesday.  I have been a bit behind lately on… Read More

How becoming an Advocate for TVM Patients, may have saved my Emotional Life.

Hello and Good Evening/Morning and welcome to Sundays and Small talk, where I am stuck between two worlds living with Transvaginal Mesh.  I hope everyone is well and looking forward to watching the Eclipse tonight and tomorrow.  I spent some down time this weekend as I haven’t been feeling as well as I would like. … Read More

Why do I have energy at times when I can rest, but when I rest I have too much energy?

  Hello and Good Morning/Evening and Welcome to Afterthoughts, (WCMF).  Since I missed Manic Monday and was late with Sundays and Smalltalk, I thought that talking about chronic pain and fatigue would be a great topic, plus, some things I try to do to make my nights rest as comfortable as possible.   The last… Read More