A Horse Helped Me Survive My Hysterectomy

I thought losing my uterus at 24 was hard. Letting go of the pet that helped me through it is worse.

Photo by Janosch Diggelmann on Unsplash

I had my surgery on a Monday. By the time the weekend rolled around, I was already itching to visit the barn. “I just want to see her and say hi,” I told my husband, referring to the little filly waiting for me at the stables…

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Sarah Olson Michel

Sarah Olson Michel

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Aspiring animal behavior researcher writing about science and feminism. Endometriosis warrior.