POP Goes My Ovary!

For about a week now, I’ve been having what I know are ovulation pains.  Years of tracking my cycles have taught me that.  However, they don’t normally last so long, and they certainly don’t normally get worse with each passing day.  I decided yesterday that if the pain was not better by today, I’d go get it checked out.  Then I stood up from the dining room table and had a horrible stabbing pain in my right ovary that took my breath away and stopped me in my tracks.  I was scared to move for a few moments, as I certainly didn’t want to aggravate the lovely “knife in the ovary” thing I had going on.  It thankfully subsided, but then I was left with pretty heavy cramps and severe pain when I laughed. Continue reading »