6 day PO. No curves on flanks- Swelling???
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I am starting my journey this week - enroute to a...
- 26 Nov 2012
- 24 days pre
I am starting my journey this week - enroute to a flatter stomach
2 C-sections at 28 ad 29
Problem - The HANG. I have been living with my flexies for some time now. It has been OK and I cover myself up pretty well. My husband has never complained but I do see myself cringing every time I change or take a shower. My confidence has been low as well when it comes to wearing something sexy, I am just trying to hide under loose clothing.
Anyway I will be writing about my journey and hope to get some advice and maybe help someone just the way the ladies here have been such a sport and shared their experience.
I am making a documents of lessons learned by others, so I do not make the same mistakes. Please share any pointers or insights on dos and donts before and after the surgery.
I will post the compiled list of what I get from this discussion as well.
I am getting anxious as the big day is approaching...
- 6 Dec 2012
- 15 days pre
The pre-op went well. I am still having 2nd...
- 9 Dec 2012
- 12 days pre
Only 6 more days. I am just so anxious, its...
- 15 Dec 2012
- 6 days pre
One question for the ladies here, I have my periods coming right 2 days after my procedure, did any of you have that issue? How did you handle it?
My 6 yo has a cold and I am keeping away from her...
- 16 Dec 2012
- 5 days pre
I know my surgery will be postponed if I catch a cold which I will be okay with because I do not want to be coughing with my stitches on my muscles and incisions. The thing that I am worried about is that everything is in place and I wont get to have my surgery and the next available time for me is next December.
I am so worried.
I can feel a cold coming. Just called my Doctors...
- 17 Dec 2012
- 4 days pre
I put in order for my hospital bed and bed table...
- 18 Dec 2012
- 3 days pre
My prescription are filled (xanax, percocet, some nausea suppositories, Keflex)
I have my OTCs (stool softener, enema,gas-x, hiblicens, neosporin cream, dressing stuff)
Anything that you think I am missing?
I called my drs office like 3 times today, they...
- 19 Dec 2012
- 2 days pre
Hello everyone, I made it tj the flat side... I...
- 21 Dec 2012
- Day of treatment
Hello Ladies, My surgery was for 5 hours. I...
- 22 Dec 2012
- 1 day post
My surgery was for 5 hours. I dint think it would take longer than 3 hours. I had lot of nausea when I was recovery but after that I have been okay. Pain level is 5 when I walk but if I am on bed which is most of the time the pain level is like 3, it feels more sore than pain. The hospital bed has been great Thanks for the suggestion Kim. I am not sure what would I do without it. My husband has been of so much help. I wouldnt be able to this without his support. I love that man.
My doctor has asked not to remove my CG even for a min for next7 days i.e. nxt Friday. It is so uncomfortable.
Will post later, I am dozing off while updating my review.....
3 day PO. it gets better everyday. I had my BM...
- 24 Dec 2012
- 3 days post
it gets better everyday. I had my BM yesterday morning which I was happy with because I was all set for waiting another 2 -3 days. Thanks to the advice from this forum, I started my stool softener 2 days before the surgery and I started with MOM 1 day PO. That really helped.
Ladies, please rent a hospital bed, it is a life saver.
I was not able to get out of the bed on day 1 and day 2 PO but today I can go to the rest room by myself.
My cough has come back. its mild but it back. I am taking mucinex to avoid coughing.
Today is longest I survived with narcotic pain med. I took one at 12AM and I may take one at 3PM. I did take x-strength tylenols in between to manage pain. I also have a pain pump which I think is helping.
I am still marking not sure because I have not removed my binder yet so I have no idea what I look underneath. It is so itchy and I think it is even big, its digging in my skin and my boobs. I really want to peak, but my doctor has strictly advised me not to...so I dont know.
5 day PO. Hunched. Tight. Itchy. That means I...
- 26 Dec 2012
- 5 days post
Hunched. Tight. Itchy. That means I am okay.
Yesterday night was another story, I started to throw up more like dry heave and it was so painful. It was acidity caused due to all medicines and vitamins I am taking to keep my cough at bay. I need to be more careful.
My husband pulled out my pain pump yesterday and that reduced my drainage output substantially.
I feel very itchy under my binder. And I have a very creepy crawly feeling too.
I cannot take a shower until my drains come out - per my doctor and my hair is driving me crazy. Sponge bath was okay until yesterday but today I so felt like cheating and jumping into the shower.
Other than that, I am walking but not so much. I am watching reruns of all my favorite shows.
I was able to take off my binder today for like 15...
- 27 Dec 2012
- 6 days post