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Unread 04-11-2005, 11:01 PM
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I'm scheduled for a TAH/BSO on April 27. July 9 we are going on vacation to Walt Disney World and a Disney cruise. We will be at Disney World for 4 1/2 days. Am I going to be up to all the walking by then?
Thanks!
Carolyn
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Unread 04-11-2005, 11:26 PM
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Hi Carolyn,

You'll probably be okay but you'll have to listen to your body and pace yourself accordingly. I'm 8 weeks post op from a TAH/BSO and repairs. I think I could manage it but would be tired at the end of the day, not to mention have swelly belly.

We all heal differently and hopefully if you have a speedy and uneventful recovery like I have you could manage it so long as your pace yourself.

Wishing you well ..............Karen
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Unread 04-12-2005, 06:47 AM
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Hi, at 10 weeks post op, you should be able to have your vacaction, barring any complications ( & I'll pray that all goes well for you ). Discuss it with your dr and follow his/her advice. I had a tah/bso and was released to resume normal activities at 6 weeks. I did wait an extra week though and then started back slowly.
Pacing yourself and stopping to rest when you need to is a good idea. I'm really jealous about the Disney cruise - I'd love to do that!

s
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Unread 04-12-2005, 08:08 AM
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You should be perfectly fine, providing you listen to the doctor and allow yourself the proper recovery time afterwards. I felt completely back to normal at 5 to 6 weeks, and I know a lot of that has to do with the fact that I did absolutely NOTHING for the first 2 weeks and very little after that. Listen to the doctor and your body (and all of us LOL). And have a great vacation - sounds wonderful.
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