How I Lost My Uterus and Found My Voice
Februrary 1, 2013•9 min
This is a story of falling in love, battling HPV and cervical cancer, facing sexual dysfunction, confronting conflicting feelings about motherhood, and becoming your own best advocate.Michelle Whitlock, author of How I Lost My Uterus and Found My Voice, says that "as a young woman, I never thought I'd be that girl, the one with cervical cancer. But it happened to me. My experience with cancer, my treatments and the devastating life-long effects changed the landscape of my life forever."Michelle candidly discusses her post-surgery sexual relationship with husband Mark and how they worked together to reclaim her lady parts by together dilating her vagina with what she refers to as a replica of an 1800's dildo.This is a story of falling in love, battling HPV and cervical cancer, facing sexual dysfunction, confronting her conflicting feelings about motherhood, and becoming her own best advocate. Inspirational and honest, this memoir tells the emotional story of love, loss, resilience, and survival.