I had my Mirena for a little over 2 years. After the spotting went away ~2 months, I thought it was great. I always kind of felt it inside of me, dh never complained about it. I was still nursing dd and actually didn't have a real af until I night weaned her ~March of this year. I will have a af every month like clock work with only mild cramping. But the PMS is horrible. Extreme mood swings, acne, crying spells, nausea, dizzyness, and headaches (possibly migranes). Then it seemed like the PMS got to be all month long. I was so short tempered with my family it was not good. Then after poking around on the internet I found MANY women having the same problems as me, and it sounds like you too. I remembered when I was on BCP when younger and I had horrible mood swings very similar to when I was on the Mirena. So just last Thursday I had it removed. I made the appointment only on Monday and demanded the very first appointment available bc I wanted it out that bad.
I feel a lot better now that it is out. I will never have any sort of hormonal bc in my body again. I did have a couple of rough days after removal. Just a really tired feeling, headache, blah, and kinda nauseated too. I felt like I had a hang over. Feeling pretty good today. The only thing I miss is that I didn't have to consciously think about birth control. Today I went out and bought a box of condoms, ho hum.
Dd Sydney 3/06 & Dd Lola 2/10