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To Shave or not to Shave.... To Shave or not to Shave....

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Unread 04-24-2012, 11:04 AM
To Shave or not to Shave....

Ok, my HysterSisters. Here's the deal. Post-Op 2 week appt. is tomorrow. I'm thinking. Sheesh!, I need to shave my legs. No bending. Really?? How on earth does one shave her legs without bending. Standing in the shower and bending over doesn't appeal. Ouch! But, not sure about sitting on the edge of the tub to do the job either. Any suggestions???
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Unread 04-24-2012, 11:10 AM
Re: To Shave or not to Shave....

Hi! I am from Kansas too.

I shaved my legs standing in the shower this week I put my foot on the side of the tub and just was very slow and careful. I only shaved from the knees down. The first time I shaved was about 3 days postop and I sat on the side of the tub and shaved that way.

On a side note. I am 100% sure your DR could care less if you shave or not. DR is fully aware you just had surgery. Only do what you are comfortable. ((hugs))
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Unread 04-24-2012, 11:13 AM
Re: To Shave or not to Shave....

I had to have my DH shave mine with an electric shaver. FYI...DH's miss allot lol. If that's not an option your DR has already seen all that God gave you and then some so I don't think hairy legs are a problem.
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Unread 04-24-2012, 11:37 AM
Re: To Shave or not to Shave....

I shaved at about 10 days by putting foot on bench on shower. Since I didn't feel uncomfortable doing the partial bending I figured it was OK
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Unread 04-24-2012, 02:45 PM
Re: To Shave or not to Shave....

As hilarious as it is to think about, not shaving my legs has driven me INSANE lol! I actually told DH minutes before I got on the internet that tomorrow around noon (so hopefully I won't be completely drained of what little energy I have these days) he has to help me shave mine. I am gonna sit in one of those plastic lawn chairs in my bath tub, hand him the venus* no nick razor, lean back and (hopefully) enjoy being pampered!
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Unread 04-24-2012, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by tncountrygrl View Post
As hilarious as it is to think about, not shaving my legs has driven me INSANE lol! I actually told DH minutes before I got on the internet that tomorrow around noon (so hopefully I won't be completely drained of what little energy I have these days) he has to help me shave mine. I am gonna sit in one of those plastic lawn chairs in my bath tub, hand him the venus* no nick razor, lean back and (hopefully) enjoy being pampered!
Love it! I finally got brave and sat on the edge of the tub and did it myself. Whew! Did ok...maybe not the best job I've ever done, but it sure feels nice! Now I can wear capris tomorrow! HooRay!!!
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Unread 04-24-2012, 03:30 PM
Re: To Shave or not to Shave....

Shaving the legs...the exact reason I started a post on the silly things we cry about. I wanted to shave my legs this morning and couldn't and I started to cry in the shower.
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Unread 04-24-2012, 04:44 PM
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I held my leg up a bit and shaved the places I could reach while holding onto the towel bar for balance.My legs looked much like they did when I was in the 3rd grade and got a hold of my Mom's razor.No cuts, but missed a bunch of places, now I have stripes of fur instead of just an even coat!!
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Unread 04-24-2012, 05:00 PM
Re: To Shave or not to Shave....

This has been the only time when I've been super happy to have a tiny shower. Hahaha! I'm able to lean back against the shower and put a leg up on the wall in front of me. Seriously, not kidding. That's how small my shower is. Hahaha!
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Unread 04-24-2012, 05:27 PM
Re: To Shave or not to Shave....

I sat on the edge of the tub & my husband did it for me! It was a nice treat!
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