Today is ten days post-surgery, which means I got to start peeling the glue off my incisions. :) Very exciting. It came off easily on three of my small incisions, but I left it on two of them and on the big one. I'd rather wait til my follow-up on Tuesday to make sure they are healed enough.
I tried to put on a pair of jeans yesterday. Hahaha. That was a dumb idea.
Regarding incision pain, I feel great. Wednesday through yesterday, I was only needing one dose of Tylenol per 24 hours, usually about 3pm. I haven't needed any today (it's 7pm). Coughing doesn't hurt anymore!
My low back is really bothering me, though. I'm not sure if it's from over-compensating for my weak abdominals, or from being more sedentary than usual. I have a chiropractor appointment and a 90 minute massage schedule for tomorrow, and I'm REALLY looking forward to that!!
While I feel great physically, I'm still so exhausted. I've been taking a 2-3 hour nap everyday, plus sleeping at least 8 hours at night. My husband goes back to work tomorrow, so we'll see how it goes without having a nap during the day. We have a sitter coming in the mornings this week to entertain the kids, so hopefully they'll play hard enough to have a quiet time every afternoon. We had a meal train set up for us, which has been so incredibly helpful. It's great to have a healthy, yummy meal every night without having to think about it. I'm sure it'll be
Sarah has posted her thoughts on Teddy's new kidney, and so far it seems like Lefty is doing a good job!