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Unread 05-12-2008, 12:00 AM
Hysterectomy dates May 12-May 19,2008

If your hysterectomy was between May 12-May 19,2008 this is the place to post your progress during your hysterectomy recovery.

If you have a question about your recovery, please start a new thread to receive answers and support for your concerns!

We hope you are recovering with plenty of rest and a bit of walking.

Post how you are doing here when you are home and well enough to sit a few minutes at your computer.

Don't forget to pamper the princess, drink plenty of water and walk a bit!





How to use the Progress Report threads:
  • 1. This thread is for the purpose of your hysterectomy recovery progress report.
  • 2. Generally, ONE or TWO posts on this thread per member/per day is adequate to share your daily progress.
  • 3. Remember to start a new thread to ask your questions.
  • 4. The Progress Report threads will be moved at approximately 8 weeks post-op to the Date Club forum inside the HysterSisters clubhouse.
  • 5. Remember all the love & support you got here as a pre-op member? Now it's YOUR turn to give back to the women in Pre-Op Forum. Extend your hand and your hugs in replies to our pre-op ladies in waiting. This will complete our circle of Women Helping Women!

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Unread 05-13-2008, 01:17 PM
Hysterectomy dates May 12-May 19,2008

Hello! I am new here. I just had a TVH on May12th and I am home today. I am feeling good but I do have severe back pain, like I am in back labor! The nurse's have said this is from the position of where I was on the operating table - it was for the docs convenience - not mine!

It has not even been 24 hours and I am up and walking. I am off to take a nap now! Thanks fellow hyster-sisters!
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Unread 05-13-2008, 01:25 PM
surgery yesterday

Hello , i Had a hysterectomy yesterday. I brought my laptop to hospital..lol. I was supposed to get a vaginal hysterectomy and woke up with an adominal hysterectomy. I was in sooo much pain when i woke up. I am feeling a bit better now but still a lot of pain. i havent had food since friday. sooo hungry....
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Unread 05-14-2008, 06:28 AM
Hysterectomy dates May 12-May 19,2008

Hi,

Had LAVH on Monday May 12th. Have felt really good. Hardly any pain medicine. Got home yesterday around 3:00. Some gas, but doctor told me to take milk of magnesia. Have had diarrhea since last night, but slept until 8:00 this morning. Still no pain or bleeding. Going to eat a light breakfast and no more milk of magnesia. going to start using prune juice and other fiber to help with bowel movements. Doctor said to just take it easy and that I could drive next week. Probably won't though, though I might drive myself for my 2 week checkup on May 27th. We'll see. the hardest part will be not doing anything, but I have lots of books and my laptop so I should be good to go. Hope everyone else is doing fine with their surgery.
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Unread 05-14-2008, 09:39 PM
Hysterectomy dates May 12-May 19,2008

Today is day 2 after my surgery and I still have back pain. Have not had a BM yet, but I hope it is soon!
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Unread 05-15-2008, 06:12 AM
Day 3

Today is day 3 for my LAVH. Feel pretty good, other than being tired. No bleeding, and only have taken Motrin 800 since Monday. Just have no energy what so ever. Walked to my mailbox this morning to get paper and walked around the yard for about 10 minutes. Ate my oatmeal and had a small bowel movement and now I'm ready for a nap. I am 50 and had everything removed. Did anybody else have everything out? My doctor put me on Climara .05 mg even though I have been going through menopause for 2 years. I hope that I don't have to stay on it. Is anyone else holding fluid in your hands and face? [
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Unread 05-15-2008, 08:02 AM
get to go home today

hello , still in hospital. I am supposed to be able to go home today. Cant wait. I am still in quite a bit of pain. My stomach staples come out today , I have 16 of them. I think I am more sore today then i was the second day. I hope it doesnt take forever to recoop.. Sure nice having my laptop in the hospital. I have had my uteris and cervix out but they kept my ovaries. hope everyone is doing okay and healing well.
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Unread 05-15-2008, 08:06 AM
Hysterectomy dates May 12-May 19,2008

Day 3 after TVH

I am doing better today. Not as sore. No bleeding. I have some energy. I am still taking some medication because I am trying not to be superwoman! Thanks for reading!
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Unread 05-15-2008, 10:05 AM
Hysterectomy dates May 12-May 19,2008

Hi,
I'm new as of today. I had my hysterectomy last wednesday, so it's been just a week. I'm recoverying well, not too much pain, I usually a get out and keep busy person, but I find myself just laying around and feeling sorry for myself. I just feel like crying, Like i just burried my best friend. Do other girls feel this way....It this normal after surgery, does this go away???
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Unread 05-16-2008, 06:47 AM
Hysterectomy dates May 12-May 19,2008

hello,

This is day three form me LAVH. I feel much better. I've had the dreaded gas but take gas x to control it. I haven't had a BM yet.. kinda anxious on that as I have been urinating frequently. Not a lot of pain, just tired. I haven't really bled either
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