Final Post-Op Appointment

Finding Hope In Change

Hello all! Today was my 6 week (and final) post-op appointment. Dr. G wasn’t available to see me personally so I saw her nurse, Jennifer, instead. The “authority” change didn’t matter to me because I wasn’t expecting any exceptional outcomes, today was just a final box to check in the post-surgical arena. All went well and here are my takeaways:

  1. I am healing well. The internal stitches are dissolving as expected and the external incision sites look great.
  2. I can start working out again but she said that I should resume slowly so I don’t hurt myself since I’ve been inactive for weeks. My plan is to start with cardio and after a week or so I’ll build in a Sunday yoga class and then add weights. Recently I’ve noticed some random soreness in my shoulder and/or lower back. I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve been inactive, slept wrong or if…

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