Never be afraid to tell your story 💕 Over the past year, I've been going through some health problems, which appear now to be very common among us women. Now, I wouldn't have known this, had I not been through this journey myself, because we tend not to talk too openly about our health. Putting on a brave face and masking any fear, worry, anxiety that may be brewing within.
So here's to everyone out there who may be going through their own journey; feeling scared, anxious, worried or alone.
I've always believed in healing the body and mind as naturally and holistically as possible, however I had always been of good health and never really had anything to 'heal' as such. Then last year I was told I had CIN2 cell changes on my cervix, that if left untreated could lead to cervical cancer. I was told I'd need a LLETZ surgical procedure under general anaesthetic to remove the cells. All I could focus on was not wanting that procedure and healing myself naturally.
However, I was starting to hold onto a lot of fear, worry and anxiety around my diagnosis. In the past I've been very good at releasing such emotions, however these were deeper routed, which I now realise stemed from my childhood. Additionally, my husband and I had been trying to conceive for some time and were now being told to stop trying, an extremely emotional time for both of us.
So I decided to delve deep inside to process how I really wanted to handle this situation and started working on letting go of my 'need' to resist western medicine. A few days later I received a call with a date for my procedure and felt instant relief, so I knew having this procedure was the 'right' thing for me. And although yesterday I felt some anxiety, it was the calmest I've felt in months. After the procedure I felt a huge release of all the emotion I'd been holding onto for so long!
Through telling my story I hope to inspire people to speak more openly about how they really feel and the journey they may be going through, knowing that you're NEVER alone!
I can't thank everyone who's been there to support me through this journey enough, I love you all and have learnt so many valuable lessons along the way 💖