2 Days Post Op -Mooresville, NC

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I had 3 vertical c sections. my last 25 years ago....

i had 3 vertical c sections. my last 25 years ago. i hated my scar and if i had one more csection they were going to use a plastic surgeon. i worked out a lot, but once the tummy is split down the middle nothing can get rid of the pudge.

my 1st day post op i felt like i could have conquered the world. 2nd day, not so much. i am sensitive to pain meds so although they took the pain away, they wired my brain and i couldn't sleep. started itching and took benadryl. helped with itching and sleep.

the drain on the right side continues to leak around the tube, but not so much. repacking the gauze around the tubing helps with the draining too. i've lost about 16 ozs of blood 3rd day post op. getting up and down is difficult. i need to cough really big, but the 2 times i did i felt a stitch pop. i am also wheezing which is annoying. i do have bad allergies though and continue taking allegra d.

the binding helps tremendously, but they should have a shorter version. i am short and the binding rides up under my arm and rubs which is a bit irritating. no bath yet, no head wash yet. can't wait for both, but i can do sponge baths and dry shampoo for a few more days. the doctor said take off the binder to bathe, the nurse said don't take off the binder or bath til i go back monday for fu. today is saturday.

truthfully, the draining and the wheezing is the worst part; however, i do have a high pain tolerance so that's good. did anyone else have drainage around the tubing, experience wheezing, or hear a pop when coughing? it would be helpful to know.

i have wanted to do this since the birth of m last daughter, the timing was never right. i chose to have it done around the christmas holiday for 2 reasons. 1) i work in a hospital and the census is usually lower over a holiday 2) i was able to sneak it in without people asking too many questions (i didn't want to say i had a tt when people re starving around the world; seemed a bit selfish), but i saved and saved so i had the money to give this to myself for christmas. lol

Jennings @Hickory Plastic Surgery Center

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