Each year, hundreds of thousands of women's bodies come under the knife of unjust and unwarranted gynecological and obstetrical procedures that leave them with an ongoing legacy of life-altering symptoms. Using the resolution scrapbook—a reflective and multimodal chronicling of a distressing event, two women come together to compose and share autoethnographies of their own harrowing experiences—an uninformed and unnesssary ovarectomy and an unanaesthetized caesarean. Although the move from private to public spaces in the examination of their lives was a difficult task, they recognized that as autoethnographers, this decision was an essential one to help in the ongoing fight for women and future generations to take back informed control of their bodies via the comfort of mutual company, the prospect of support, and the hope of empowerment via their own voices.
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