to your Recovery Thread, New Princesses!! You made it to the other side!!
This thread has been set up for you all to come here update us on how your initial recovery is going. Remember, initial recovery is 2 to 8 weeks, with full recovery taking up to a year!!
I will be here to help you out as your "Resource Assistant" and I will be joined by our Sunshine Sister, rxdiva07. We will be doing our best to answer any questions you may have, point you to different areas on the website, and just hand out hugs when you need them.
You will all have a lot of questions in the days coming up ahead. Many of you will be asking "is this normal?" Many will have questions about swelly belly
Gas pains and bathroom issues
Many will notice some things happening with your emotions
These are all things that you will go through at some point in your recovery. But don't worry. Most of it is normal and everyone on this thread is going through it at the same time, together!
Remember, if you have questions about your recovery, you can start a new thread in the Post Op Forum to try to get some extra support from your sisters that are further along in their recovery.
A few things to remember.....
Drink Plenty of water
Walk around often
Don't try to be
This is your one chance to heal right the first time, so don't forget to pamper the
Get your rest!! You will need it.
Remember, this is not a race, recovery takes time so take it slow and you will do great!!!
You will have pains and go through things you are not used to, but just remember...it is temporary. There is light at the end of the tunnel now and you are on your way to a better life!!!
Feel free to come here and
with us about how you are doing in your recovery. This is a fun place to get to know those that are at the same place in this journey. It is also a great thread to help remind you that you are not alone!!
Again, welcome to the other side!!!!
Sending you all