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Saturday, August 31, 2013
Excision Recovery in Pictures
At about 4 weeks postop from excision surgery, here are a few pictures that seem to sum up my recovery process:
Let me just say at the start that recovery is like this:
I had trouble once I went home and anesthesia wore off with my pain feeling like:
(lightening and spasms in my abdomen-back through the ER and an overnight stay)
The first couple of weeks, I felt like:
Still dealing with keeping pain under control (toradol is a blessing), fatigue, bloating, insomnia, and don't get me started on bowel problems!!! And why not add in a little hormonal sobbing to top it off??
And I realize that:
Week 2: I was more like:
Week 3: Starting to go back to work part hours:
(although feeling like s**t is also appropriate)
Week 4: Starting to feel a little better, able to walk/yoga a little more, feeling like:
About this time, I realize the time for my first postop period has come and I'm like: