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Old 04-19-2018, 12:22 AM
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Default Recovering from surgery

I just had my gallbladder removed on Friday,and can't do any heavy lifting for a while. What do you all do to keep from getting bored while recovering from a procedure that requires you to take it easy for a while?
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Old 04-19-2018, 09:20 AM
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My husband had his gall bladder removed. He watched TV obsessively.

Sorry to hear you are laid up! And in Spring, no less!
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Old 04-19-2018, 03:22 PM
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When I had surgery and was laid up for a long time, I too watched a lot of TV, as that was about all I could do. When I recovered a little, I started reading a lot and did computer stuff when I was able. If you have a laptop near your bedside or wherever you could stream educational videos or take online courses.
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Old 04-19-2018, 05:38 PM
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Thanks! I'm doing okay,and am able to do small things around the house,just no heavy lifting for a while yet.
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Old 04-22-2018, 09:12 PM
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Woke up this morning with virtually no pain,I feel well enough to go to work today,however the surgeon wouldn't release me to go back until the 26th of this month.
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Old 04-23-2018, 01:12 PM
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Yeah, listen to the doc.

My husband once went back early, and felt fine until a few hours in when he got dizzy at his desk. Take the time that was recommended.
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Old 04-23-2018, 06:57 PM
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I am,went in today and talked to my boss,she's got me back on the schedule starting the 26th as planned.
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Old 04-25-2018, 04:57 PM
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Glad to hear you are doing well.
Even with the less invasive surgery techniques it still takes a recovery plan and time to heal.

The issue after that is diet for most people. Even if the organ was not doing as it should or acting up, with out it on board most experience diet adjustments.

Until some time passes you may find that an occasional double cheeseburger that you may have craved so passionately didn't set too well with far reaching issues to follow up. You may need to learn to plan around a craving like that. Best wishes.
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