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Unread 09-20-2002, 02:35 PM
girdle

Hi, everyone.

I only discovered this site a couple of days ago & it is fabulous! Thanks to all of you who care enough to offer advice & the benefit of your experience post-op.

I read somewhere in this site about the benefits of a girdle post-op. I am assuming this is for use AFTER staples/stitches have been removed & you are on the road to healing? If anyone could go into a bit of detail about that it would be very much appreciated! (a particular type, size considerations, etc.). Haven't worn any type of girdle since I was in junior high & first began to wear hose;-0 (LOL that was a while ago!)

Thanks,
Mongie
TAH/BSO 9/27
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Unread 09-20-2002, 04:31 PM
girdle

Hi again Mongie! I feel like we are becoming friends!

I had also read about the girdle offering support and it made some sense to me. But - I didn't have one and because I'm overweight I didn't really want to go out and get one. Plus - I thought it would be hard on the tummy muscles to struggle into it each day!

I wear brief panties (some call them granny panties) anyway - and bought a few pairs a size or two larger to accomidate swelly belly. As it turned out - I didn't like them. I liked my normal briefs because they did offer some support - much like a lightweight girdle would. Now - I didn't want to wear regular pants, I bless the man or woman who invented elastic waist pants! - but the regular panties to offer support and felt good.

Just my experience but hope it helps!

P.S. Did you check out the chat room yet??? (LOL)
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Unread 09-20-2002, 04:54 PM
girdle

Hi, Mary Sue

Someone else said a girdle would only weaken the muscles & make them lazy over time. So, think I will pass.

Bought some granny panties today (just 3 pair) not sure I will like them.

Yes, I have been in the chat room twice today & once, briefly, last evening. It certainly moves right along when there are many in the room. I feel a bit intimidated by it, but know I will get the hang of it & enjoy it particularly after surgery. The ladies are very kind & quick to answer. Thanks for the suggestion. Maybe I will wonder in there when you are in sometime.

Take care,
Mongie
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Unread 09-20-2002, 05:09 PM
girdle

Hi Mongie,

I'll be "on duty" tonight from 8-9 CST - hope to see you!
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