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Ask Me About My Uterus by Abby  Norman
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bookshelves: memoir-biography, ebook, read-2019

Will someone please help this woman?!

Did anyone ever tell Abby Norman that if she isn't concerned with her fertility, then she needs to find a doctor willing to perform a hysterectomy! But even then, that won't stop endometriosis.

A little more science reporting mixed with the personal story from Ms Norman would have taken this one from 3.5 stars to closer to 5.

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Quotes Melissa Rochelle Liked

“As for explaining away her physical symptoms (that pesky cough, for one) Freud thought it was caused by a phantom penis—one that only existed in the fantasies of her mind. Dora, he believed, was having unconscious dick-sucking fantasies that were causing her to have a chronic tickling sensation in her throat, which made her cough.”
Abby Norman, Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women's Pain


Reading Progress

November 28, 2018 – Shelved
January 1, 2019 – Started Reading
January 5, 2019 – Finished Reading
January 22, 2019 – Shelved as: memoir-biography
January 22, 2019 – Shelved as: ebook
January 22, 2019 – Shelved as: read-2019

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