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Unread 04-12-2006, 08:21 PM
Sitting around

Hi

Is anyone having trouble sitting for long periods?? I have trouble sitting, but walking is no problem or standing isn?t to bad



Kimber
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Unread 04-12-2006, 08:59 PM
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Hey there...Yes, I am the same way. I had a TAH Nov.17, and I still find that I can't sit for long periods without feeling uncomfortable. It's not as bad as it was at the beginning; for the first month I couldn't sit longer than fifteen minutes without getting up, found it was more comfortable to stand than sit (even laying down was better than sitting). I was told that it was due to the fact that our insides have pretty much gone through a wringer; the moving around of parts, removal of parts, stiches, etc). I thought that it would be worse standing but was told no. Crazy as it sounds the force of sitting is greater on our abdomens than when we are standing. When we stand the pressure is "lightened" through our legs. Does this make any sense? Sorry, can't explain it as well as I was told. Anyway, hope that makes some sense to you. It does get better...with time. Boy, haven't we heard that a lot since surgery... Well, my best to you for a great recovery and for all that follows.
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Unread 04-12-2006, 09:09 PM
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Hi Kimber -

Same problem here - sitting is uncomfortable. I do transcription for a living out of my home and I'll tell you, it has not been easy! I have to get up a lot. I do find if I sit with my legs up it's much better, as is sitting in a chair that tilts back a bit. Sitting up in bed is the most comfortable. I'm 3 weeks postop and I have yet to sit at the kitchen table for dinner! It's just me and the dog here, and she doesn't seem to mind!

Hang in there - one day at a time!
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Unread 04-12-2006, 11:38 PM
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Thank you, that sounds like me pretty much, thanks for letting me know it gets better )) have a good weekend!!! Thanks for your support!! A little uncomfortable now better say bye 4 now "))

Kimber
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Unread 04-13-2006, 05:56 AM
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I'm still going through that too, even though I generally feel pretty good. I keep getting swelling on my behind near my tailbone. Doc took a look at it and said although its rare, its normal???? I think it might be because of internal hemroids, last night I couldn't even lay on my back in bed.
I do a lot at the PC too, and I have to remind myself to get up and move around every 20 min or so.
Glad your doing well so far, it goes sooo much better when you take it easy and do only the necessities.
hugs,
Donna
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Unread 04-16-2006, 11:15 AM
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Hi Donna

Thank you for replying to my thread I appreciate your time to try and help me, How is your recovery going?? Your absolutely right when you only do the necessities, your body feels much better. Have you done any laundry or dishes yet??

Take care,

Good luck 4 a speedy recovery )

Kimber
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Unread 04-17-2006, 06:34 AM
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Me too...I was just asking about that myself. I do sit periodically throughout the day in an large upholstered chair with my feet up on an ottoman, or indian style, which is oddly the most comfortable of all...that's how I sit at the computuer. It's going to look funny when I go back to work
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Unread 04-17-2006, 07:56 AM
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My back hurt worse sitting too. but getting and walking around hurt my belly and i would have to hold it . But walking was very good for circulation to avoid blood clots during this sedentary period...after major surgery.Well wishes to all
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Unread 04-17-2006, 08:54 AM
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I can just barely sit through a family dinner day... Standing I can be up for hours, but hard on my knees. One chair is a bit better than others - can adjust it to be higher than I usually sit and it has a comfy cushion.

I work at home at a desk for a living, so gotta find a way that works to sit!

My pain feels like a needle right in the center of my abdomen - possibly the stitches at top of vagina?

Anyway, glad to hear it's better over time, but not sure why - do the stitches stretch or something?

Ugh.

-k.
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Unread 04-17-2006, 05:02 PM
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I had a TAH on 3/31 and sitting is still pretty painful to me because of the vertical incision. When I go back to work I sit at a desk all day, I wonder how that is going to affect me.
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