Having a Transvaginal Mesh doesn’t mean you stop believing in your dreams. How having this has impacted my family.

Good evening/morning and welcome to my blog.  For those of you who are new to my blog, I welcome you.  If you enjoyed this post, please subscribe and read my past blog posts.  I blog about the trials and tribulations of living with a transvaginal mesh implant. This evening I wanted to blog “a little… 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 dealing with multiple symptoms at one time, can be confusing, living with a Transvaginal Mesh Implant!

Hello and Good Evening and welcome to Afterthoughts, Stuck Between two Worlds Living with a Transvaginal Mesh Implant.  I would like to thank first, my readers, followers, Family and Friends, for your support as I continue my fight.  Everyday is a challenge because while I am trying to deal with the ongoing pain that has me… Read More

Seriously wish that Chronic Debilitating Pain wasn’t the worst side effect to having a Transvaginal Mesh Implant!

Hello and Welcome to Afterthoughts, for westcoastmeshfighter.  My name is Michelle and I live with chronic pain and various side effects due to a Transvaginal Mesh Device.  My blog is about my Journey, how I am handling my healthcare, and how having this faulty device side effects has affected my life and the life of… Read More

Thirty-Four Menopause Symptoms – Are You Suffering From One Or More Of These? — Good Medical

34 menopause symptoms? Really? It is a logical question to ask. After all, millions of women are experiencing one or more of the 34 menopause symptoms right now! What is going on? We all remember a grandmother or older aunt, how they made the transition into menopause. The so-called change will happen, but something tells […]… Read More

How trying to unravel the social security disability process has been trying to say the least, while I am living with a Transvaginal Mesh Implant and all it’s side effects.

Hello and welcome to Sundays and Smalltalk, Afterthoughts, WCMF.  If you have already been following my blog, then you already know my name is Michelle Hedgcoth and I had a dangerous medical device surgery, (Transvaginal Mesh Implant) to correct POP.  I unfortunately suffer from side effects because I had this surgery and it has forever changed my… Read More

How Creative Therapy helps me coping and passing the time, dealing and living with chronic pain associated with a Transvaginal Mesh Implant

Hello and welcome to Afterthoughts, westcoastmeshfighter, where everything I know is because I experienced it and it’s the afterthoughts that keep my topics coming to talk about.  I believe in free speech, but this even comes with a responsibility.  The fact is that I am a patient learning all over again how to live and… 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

How State law, Public Health Care, and Financial Collapse limits prevented me from getting the Healthcare that I need. This is what I know. (Part 2)

Hello and welcome back to part 2 of my Navigation process in our public healthcare system.  There are so many elements that need to be said and that way you can see what obstacles I had ahead of me and how I overcame them all. If you haven’t read part 1, please go read that… Read More