Post-Op Recovery Week 2 - Rectocele Repair - Prolapse Surgery

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...

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