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Fibroids, Ultrasound, MRI and UFE during a pandemic

This has been a two year journey so far I am not sure why I have been procrastinating on writing this. I think it’s very important to that woman talk about their experiences. I did not know what fibroids were until I was diagnosed with them.   I went to my doctor one day because it had been a few months since I had a period. Previous to that I was getting them every 2-4 weeks. There was no chance that I was pregnant and I had started a job where I was the only female in the office. In the past my cycle was influenced by other woman. I was not around any so I originally thought it was normal then I wondered if I was going into early menopause. I was in my forties and started my period when I was 10.  My doctor assured me that because I have hypothyroidism and low iron irregular cycles are normal. I have a good doctor so she decided to take a look at my pelvis she noticed it was swollen. Then she told me to go get an ultrasound. It is easy to get an ultrasound appointment here. I have ne

PC Brand Ravioli Grandi - Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Cheese

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I bought this ravioli at superstore for $4.99. The description on the box in summary said Tender oversized Ravioli with a filling made from heirloom tomatoes and burrata cheese. The pasta is made in Italy and it was a very light pasta with a good amount of filling.  I liked that I could hold the ravioli without it falling apart in my hands yet the pasta was really thin. The filling inside was a good amount with the cheese separated from the tomato. I really liked the flavour in the filling as it was well seasoned. The box said it would be good drizzled with olive oil I tried that on one piece after I had eaten a few plain from the pot. I liked it plain better there was already good flavour in it so I found the olive oil overpowered the flavour.  I really liked this pasta it is so light that I had to stop myself from eating the whole package in one meal. To get any pasta similar to this I would have to go to an authentic Italian restaurant where I am sure it would cost me upwards of $1