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Unread 02-24-2002, 03:12 PM
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Just wanting to let every one know how I am doing. Had my surgery on Wed 5pm and was home on Friday 6pm. All went well was in theatre for just over 2 hours. Have 4 abdominal incisions which are still very tender but are healing nicely. Had a reaction to the morphine, so was not allowed anymore for pain relief so had to have pethidine. I am so surprised at how little I can do before getting exhausted. Having a shower tires me out and I have to rest afterwards!!! Yesterday I peeled some potatoes for tea and set the table, was amazed at how much I hurt after. I am finding it so hard to just rest and not do anything, I get so frustrated that i can not help around the house and I am so bored already!!!! My surgeon said not to do anything at all for 2 weeks and then to gradually start to do things, I think I will have gone stir crazy by then. I am so grateful to you all for your well wishes and advice on this site, and I have to agree that the waiting is the worst. Will keep in touch, thanks again, Sarah
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Unread 02-24-2002, 03:42 PM
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Hi Sarah,

Good to hear you doing ok, but you really should rest up for the time your dr said....I also found it hard to rest and not do anything, but learned my lesson after doing just the smallest of things....remember you have had major surgery and the least you do, just for those first few weeks really does help with the quickness of the healing, it will be worth it. I made just a simple vegie soup after few days of coming home, chopped carrots etc, but its amazing how I felt the pressure in my stomach, also I felt really great and thought I would just tidy up the bathroom, did everything really slow, but boy did I pay for it the next 2/3 dys afterwards, so just try and take it easy hun, enjoy being a pampered

Try and drop by into the chatroom when you get the chance, theres lots of support and its great fun!

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Unread 02-24-2002, 04:17 PM
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Glad to hear things went well. I don't know you yet, I just joined this site not long ago. I am heading for a possible Hysterectomy in May or June 2002 time frame and am here to get all the info that I can. Anyways, rest, drink lots of fluids.. and most important.. enjoy being the new you!
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