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Unread 03-22-2012, 11:40 AM
Sitting

Hi Sisters

I'm 6 days DVH with bladder sling. Doing pretty good with recovery - actually going to work a few days next week (I'm an accountant, so desk job and crazy busy right now with tax season) just a few hours a day at the office and maybe a few hours from my sofa.

My problem/discovery is that I have major discomfort sitting! I have to be either reclined or laying down with absolutely no pressure "down there" to be comfortable. Yesterday, I went out for a quick lunch at our neighborhood pub with my DH and sat down on a bar stool and found that I could've sat there for hours comfortably! Then, this morning, out to breakfast and sat in a booth and it darn near killed me! Couldn't wait to get home and get to that pain med! So, I guess what I've found is that sitting on a hard surface works so much better than heavily padded surface. Now, how do I incorporate that into my desk chair without everyone in the workplace noticing? Any ideas?

Have a great healing day everyone!
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Unread 03-22-2012, 12:47 PM
Re: Sitting

I had a TAH 5 weeks ago with no repairs and still have that problem. I imagine your discomfort is exacerbated by the repairs as well. Although mine is opposite, I don't well tolerate hard seats, soft cushy ones do better. But being only 6 days post op I think your only option right now is to rest when it hurts because you are doing some serious healing. You don't want those repairs to need patching later on.

Listen to your body so you can feel better sooner
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Unread 03-22-2012, 01:09 PM
Re: Sitting

I could not sit comfortably until between 3 and 4 weeks.
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Unread 03-22-2012, 03:07 PM
Re: Sitting

On a few dining chairs we have, the seat comes off. Because its lightly padded but still firm, It might give you more support. And they are pretty light, so should be, easy to use anywhere.
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Unread 03-23-2012, 07:41 AM
Re: Sitting

I am 9 weeks post op and have to pace myself with sitting. After 20-30 minutes of sitting at work part time, I get up to relieve the pressure off my abdomen. It's my first week back though, I think next week I will be able to sit longer. Total desk job ... You should get up every hour when sitting all day at work anyway. I find the angle of the back of the chair to be a factor on how my abdomen feels also. Some angles are more comfy than others ...
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