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Help w/ Positive Self-Talk for Prolapse

Hello Wonderful Community!!!

I would love to know what others do for positive self-talk during symptomatic times or just plain ol' sad moments while continuing to work on posture and all the things taught here.

--For example, maybe your cystocele is extra prolapse-y feeling, so much so that it keeps pulling your attention from other things and it's hard to feel positive.

--Or maybe your rectocele is so symptomatic that you are having to "digitally disimpact" yourself over and over rather than being able to spend time doing other things (say, with family or friends).

Is it yeast or just the bladder prolapse rubbing the vaginal opening causing itching

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Hi there,
My mom needs alot of coaxing nowadays to stand up so activities have come to a halt while putting other supports and strategies into place to keep her dry and having a nice day. While learning what works and how to get her to the toilet or to keep her dry, 3 little pimples became a bit more along the diaper leg. THey are cleared up now . I dont want them to come back.
Is some zinc barrier a daily necessity from now on and never again can she sit for over two hours.

Bathing with prolapse

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I enjoy a nice warm bath with a few capfuls of foaming bath. However when I am sitting or lying down in the bath, my uterus seems to bulge out more than usual. I find it difficult to push it back in so I can clean thoroughly in that area. Even when I am in the shower, I feel my uterus bulge out. I have been doing the whole woman exercises and working on the posture for the last four months and usually don't notice it, except in the bath or after a difficult bowel movement. I find this takes away some of the pleasure of soaking in the tub. Is this normal or will it get better?

Progress report - over two years after joining WW Forum

On this day after Thanksgiving, I want to thank Christine for this website for us to share our problems and experiences and knowledge, I want to thank all ladies out there for sharing their issues. I have learned so much from here even though I don't get on or post very often as we all know how time can fly pass us by!

Toileting

This question is embarrassing and rather gross. Nevertheless I'm asking it and would appreciate any input from other ladies facing something similar. Due to my rather profound prolapse, I find it difficult to wipe properly after a bowel movement, as the prolapse seems to get in the way. Any suggested remedies? I also have to wear panty liners due to discharge (mucus) from the prolapse, with occasional spotting, probably from the prolapse tissue chaffing against my underwear. I have not had surgery, nor do I wish to have any.

hip turnout - bending

I'm going to put this in the hip forum since I have a specific question about hip turnout....
I got the Hips program recently (yay!!) and I admit I've only watched the first few modules so far but I have a question and don't want to wait until I have time to finish the videos.
I'm just starting to learn about the hip joint - it's been enlightening. I don't have hip pain (yet) but I do have a left hip that clicks so I thought I might as well benefit from Christine's knowledge to keep any future problems at bay.

If i don't notice my moms prolapse while toiletting her, does this indicate an improvement

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Hello
This is a technical question.
I don't feel my moms prolapsed bladder at the moment while i am toiletting her. If the dropped bladder is not exposed, does this mean the muscles are getting stronger and the body is doing better to pulling the pevlic organs back to where they need to be? At least a little? Or does it mean that her bowels or her intestines aren't filled up yet and pushing everything downward yet.

MeganP27 - immediate results with prolapse!

I have only been doing Christine's exercises consistently for about a week so far. And you know what? It has made the difference between me wearing a pessary and not!!! You see, I recently went to the OB/gyn because my prolapse had gotten bad enough to where I felt I now needed a pessary. : ( Years ago my (very prominent and well respected) OB/gyn told me there was nothing I could do to stop my prolapse from progressing. I believed her. Years and years go by and yes, my prolapse does indeed worsen.

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