• Health,  Wellness

    Laparoscopy: The Day Of Surgery

    This is the second part of my experience with laparoscopy surgery. You can read the first part which explains how I prepare ahead of procedure right here. The day of the laparoscopy surgery was scheduled on Monday, September 24th 2018 at 16.00. I have been on a plain meal diet since Saturday. I ate nothing but plain rice porridge and drank nothing but water. My last breakfast was at 7 am that morning. An hour later I took a bottle of laxative to evacuate my bowel. I drank two more glasses of water. I stopped consuming anything by 9 am. Then I took some rest to prepare myself for the…

  • Health,  Wellness

    Laparoscopy: How To Prepare

    This is the first part of my experience with laparoscopy. You can read the second part which describes my experience on the day of procedure is is here. My experience with laparoscopy started when my husband and I decided we were going to pursue IVF. We were married in 2011, we’ve been married for seven years and yet we were unable to conceive naturally. All discussions and diligent research led to one thing: In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF). And that’s how we met dr. Luky Satria, SpOG at RS Mayapada Lebak Bulus, Jakarta. Careful examination deduced that my endometriosis state interferes with our attempt to become pregnant naturally. A condition treatable…