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Unread 10-29-2007, 09:43 AM
Listen to your body

If you listen to your body it will tell you what to do. Tired? Rest! If something hurts, don't do it! I am now wanting to start walking more and I pace myself, always remembering that insides might be healing more slowly than outsides. My outside incision is almost totally healed, just a thin red line and I hope that fades away. I told myself before this that this was a time to change things and I am sticking to 3 small meals a day, no seconds, no eating at night, drinking more water. I am feeling much better and standing up straighter. In the end, this will be so worth it! I know I sound like a cheerleader this morning, but since there is no looking back (not that I want to), I want to go forward with a good attitude. To the ladies in waiting, try not to be scared. I know that is easier said than done but things will be over quickly and you will eventually feel better.
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Unread 10-29-2007, 09:54 AM
Listen to your body

So true Slipperlady. Everone that I have talked to said that the Hysterectomy was the best thing they ever did. I'm not thinking that totally right now, but I am getting there and know that this will be true. I am Looking forward to a Happy New Year!!!! Get well.
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Unread 10-29-2007, 03:57 PM
Listen to your body

Yes. It has been three weeks for me and I feel pretty good considering. I am concerned about the weight gain. So far I've managed to maintain but the better I feel, the more my appetite is increasing. I go on the treadmill for about ten minutes. That's about all my body will let me do. I'm anxious to get my body back. I'm also excited that I am expereincing sensations that I didn't lose my sex drive. (I was a little concerned losing my cervix would result in that) I'm getting anxious to have my life back. To those still waiting; this was one decision I have 100 percent peace about. I know it's not the same for everyone. But it's reassuring. Good luck.
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