How does a hysterectomy affect your sex life? Third post of three-part series.

Disclaimer: Everything I say here is my personal opinion and does not constitute medical advice. Please consult your own doctor for information and advice.

This post is the third of a three-part series on sex after a hysterectomy. In Part 1: The Basics, I provided an overview of what a hysterectomy is and how it is done. In Part 2: The Aftermath, I talked about recovery, hormones, and emotions. In this post I’ll talk about your new sex life, post-hysterectomy.


Most women do well with a hysterectomy—which is no consolation for women who experience a complication. Complications can range from temporary infections and fever on the mild end to permanent problems such as adhesions, pelvic floor prolapse, and nerve damage. Read More →

Can a video game show us anything about how we grow in our marriages? The answer turns out to be yes!


I was playing a video game the other day, and I realized that my avatar’s energy level was getting low. Instead of forging ahead into the next quest, I moved slowly, avoiding dangers that might completely deplete me. I continued on my journey and took care of the absolutely essential things, but I was slow and careful so I could rebuild my strength. When I was back up to full strength, I was ready for next quest.

That has been happening in my real life lately, too. Read More →


I would like to thank you for your kind messages and your prayers during Big Guy’s recent hospitalization.

The doctors did something called cardioconversion–it’s the thing where they shock the heart to reboot it. Big Guy was disappointed that he didn’t get to hear anyone yell “Clear!” Read More →