Hysterectomies… the word alone is enough to make some shudder while others get excited at the thought of no more periods. How simple are they? What’s the recovery like? Are there alternative treatments when endometriosis or leaky bladder is the reason for considering one? And what happens to the cervix? Women need to ask more questions if they’re being told a hysterectomy might be in their futures, so we talked Jenny Burrell, a women’s fitness expert who has actually had one and written two online courses that cover this subject.