Week 2 – Resting is the Best Medicine

Starting my 2nd week of recovery, I thought I was getting a lot better yesterday. My swelling had gone down and my wound was barely hurting so I walked around a lot. I’m feeling the effects of that today. This morning, I felt a little bruising around my incision on the left side and thought…

Days 7 and 8 – Working in Bed

I took a week off to adjust to the surgery and so, I had to return online after the Christmas holidays. I’m working from home for 6 weeks so I asked my mom to bring my laptop to my room so that I could work from bed which wasn’t too bad! I noticed small improvements each day…

Day 5 – Sitting Up on Christmas

On Christmas Day, I opened up my presents from my boyfriend in bed. I got a welcome mat, a kitchen pad mat, and a magic bullet.  He made us cinnamon rolls in bed (!) and sausage. Once again, we just watched Christmas movies in bed. My lower abs were still swollen and numb today. I noticed…

Day 4 – Christmas Eve in Bed

My boyfriend came over Christmas eve (to relieve my mom from taking care of me) and we just laid in bed and watched TV which was really nice. However, I was still in a lot of pain and hated getting up out of bed to go to the bathroom because I couldn’t yet figure out…