All in all recovery from prolapse surgery has been easier than I had anticipated. Sensations vary from day which means my emotions and anxiety does too! Here is a recap of my second week post-op.
Pain and Discomfort
I was off pain meds at the start of my second week and I no longer had the pressure pain when I felt a bowel movement coming on. I had stopped doing my sitz baths but added them back in later due to the discomfort in my perineum. I have a couple spots that are really tender. I also notice a pulling sensation when I sit in certain positions and when I wipe after a BM. The stiz baths and red light therapy and polysporin have helped.
Walking and Restorative Exercise
I have been a bit more active - went for 3 decent walks this week. After the first one I felt ready to sit and my vagina was a bit achey. I took the next day off and then did another one followed by a day of rest. My pace was slower but it felt good to move...