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  #21  
Unread 03-01-2008, 07:53 AM
Wearing Jeans

I am ancient and you're right I don't wear my jeans tightly at all so of course I was able to wear them right away. I also think that TVH without the incision problems and swelly belly really help with being able to wear jeans more quickly.

Kay
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  #22  
Unread 03-01-2008, 08:54 AM
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Well, good for you Renee!! You are an inspiration to many women here, I'm sure!!

So, all this talk about jeans, I tried on a pair of mine last night, and I had them on for about 10 seconds and was SO happy to take them off. HAHA!!! I think it has to do with the style of jeans I wear. I wear pretty low cut jeans where the waist pretty much hits my incision area.... and my whole abdomen area where things were removed.

So, it's gonna be a while yet.... no big deal. Luckily here in Seattle it's very casual and you can get away even wearing nicer sweats to restaurants, etc. :-) You could even go to the grocery store wearing Pajama bottoms and nobody would bat an eyelash.... so luckily I don't feel pressure to wear my jeans any time soon!! :-)

I just hope there is a day when i can wear them an not hurt! haha.
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Unread 03-01-2008, 03:49 PM
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I'm five days post op and I was able to put on jeans today. Woohoo!
I wasn't doing well at all with lounge pants and sweats.
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Unread 03-01-2008, 09:50 PM
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It took me four weeks to get into my jeans and it still wasn't comfortable because I couldn't stand the zipper touching my skin. So I wore a tank top tucked in my jeans and then a binder on top of that whenever I went somewhere. I know what you mean about the pj's and loungewear. You just want to feel like yourself again.

Michelle
  #25  
Unread 03-02-2008, 06:55 AM
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I'm only 4 days post-op and I'm already tired of the loungewear. But, there's no way I could fit into my jeans yet.
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Unread 03-02-2008, 01:33 PM
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I started wearing jeans (snug) at about 10 days. I only wore them part of the day, though. By a week later I wore them all day.

But, my jeans sit right at my belly button and are actually supposed to sit "below the waist". I am just so short waisted and so long legged that they don't fit like they should. So, I suppose I have more room than normal a the waist.

I was one of those that couldn't stand the lounge pants. They have always made me feel naked. I made my husband help me put my bra on just a few hours afer surgery. I need to be able to feel my clothes to be comfortable. If they are loose I am miserable.

CS
  #27  
Unread 03-02-2008, 11:19 PM
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I had a TVH 02/22 and started wearing my jeans at 1 week post op. I think it's not having the incision that makes it work!
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Unread 03-07-2008, 08:37 AM
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I put jeans on for the first time last night (2 weeks post-op) but I agree with the other ladies, comfortable they were not..I went to a concert here in town and couldn't go in yoga pants or jammies...I had them on from 7 - 11 and couldn't wait to get my jammies on afterwards. My jeans were not tight, but just the uncomfort around the incision..felt like I added pressure to it.
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Unread 03-07-2008, 08:43 AM
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I am 4 and half weeks out, and wore my elastic type jeans for a few hours twice this week. They fit, but after a couple of hours becam uncomfortable (swelling belly I think.) It did give me hope.
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Unread 03-07-2008, 09:13 AM
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It's funny how we all have so much in common yet can be so different in this land of hyster!

I am 8 weeks today. I had a TVH (so no incision) and kept my ovaries. I can only wear my jeans for a short period of time without becoming too uncomfortable. Walking around the grocery store yesterday I could feel my belly swell and I had on sweats. But, it is better and I can go longer than I did last week. I've also been sick with a virus this past 10 days and on a lot of meds so that may have set me back some. I'm feeling better today and hope that by next week I can start getting back into a regular routine.
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