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  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic May 2018 in the forum May 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    Hi Sbudd
    Please don’t panic, I had my op 24th April.
    From being on the forum it’s such a rollercoaster for every one. Physically and emotionally. for me it’s got me to question all my relationships with oh , teenage children, friends and work . And myself and how I neglected myself.
    After alot of soul searching I’ve decided not to be just be the…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic May 2018 in the forum May 9 months, 1 week ago

    Hi jenlea,
    Asking questions like that is exactly what we are here for . My experience is that I’m feeling different things on different days that includes around my scars .I had key hole then abdominal .the stomach one causes me the most issues as its tucked under a roll of fat 🙈🤪.a nurse said about folding up kitchen roll and tucking it in…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic May 2018 in the forum May 9 months, 1 week ago

    Katie please be kind to yourself and don’t beat yourself up for crying. You and your body have been through so much,and to find yourself helpless and in pain is such a shock. I had great goals set up for when I came out of hospital .first trip downstairs ,trip to shops etc . My first goal ended up being have a day i didn”t cry 🙈😂. I achieved…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic May 2018 in the forum May 9 months, 1 week ago

    Hi
    I am so sorry that two of you have had complications and back in hospital .You both have been through so much. I so hope you are over the worse and recovery starts to happy quickly.
    Cx

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic May 2018 in the forum May 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Hi katie72, hang in there. Day 10 was a turning point for me .I’m downstairs today day 12 dressed for first time since op.im exhausted but big milestone .the house is not just untidy but dirty. I took executive descion which oh is not happy about but got a cleaner .she’s in now .I feel guilty but it’s so nesessary for my sanity and so I don’t get…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 3 in the forum April 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Hi Hannah and lea ann.well done for getting to the other side. I had my op on 23rd April , everything out but cervix. Started keyhole then with complications had to cut. If there is anything I wish I would have taken on board to have made this 12days easier is that I needed to rest. It took me me so much energy and emotional heartache to get to…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic May 2018 in the forum May 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Hi there all you may 2018.
    So hope all is well .I’m day 10 and just wondering how you are all getting on .?

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 3 in the forum April 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Morning everyone ,
    Think the rain has come on a good day for us all as rest sound like it’s needed .I had a friend around yesterday and she made a point of saying about how much our body has to do to heal and get better and what energy that takes .Then on top of that we want it to do what it used to do without having to heal . We are all in…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 3 in the forum April 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Hi everyone .so glad Italy was fun .And as for driving on day 11wow. I feel so left behind I’m day 8 and still upstairs . I’m trying so hard to come off strong painkillers but im then in too much pain to do anything even sit for long .is there a secret out there I don’t know😂🤪
    I have two teenage girls and glad to say haven’t seen the carnage…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 3 in the forum April 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Hi nervousnow
    The sandwich bag truck was for the support stockings. Get oh half to put bag on foot then stocking slides on pull up and pull the bag out from the toe 👍
    I’m happy either way what’s app bit Facebook I use what’s app more and photo s can be sent like what a sandwich bag looks like on the foot 😂
    I have visitor soon so must dry shampoo…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 3 in the forum April 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Love you’ve had such a great day only 12days in .can’t wait to do a post like that.💃 I’m up for the Facebook idea Im not a great fan of it and rarely use it but I have to for kids clubs and stuff and to be honest the group pages work best for me. The more private the better .
    My memory is shot so forgive me if I don’t mention everyone today .glad…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 3 in the forum April 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Morning everyone ,thanks for your kind words . Will take advice onboard , wonder what this week holds for us all. There’s one thing for sure, that over time we get better even if it isn’t the rate we want. 💓

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 3 in the forum April 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Hi all, I did post something this morning but not sure where it’s went.
    Was asking when people started coming off painkillers ? I’ve been in my room since Thursday and was so looking forward to going down stairs. For lunch with the family .I only lasted 2 mins sitting. Then I couldn’t get up the stairs . I’m day 6 today.i know we are all different…[Read more]

  • Morning everyone , sorry been out of contact but I did write war and peace to you all but then it disappeared . And yes I cried . But that doesn’t seem to take much recently 😂.I’ve been reading though and so grateful that your all out there.
    Got home after 3days , then I fell apart I had thought I’d be alot more mobile and well getting out of…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 2 ……. in the forum April 10 months ago

    Hi all, great to hear everyone s progress. Well op didn’t quite go to plan .He started keyhole but uterus still too big and fibroid started bleeding. 5hours later I was back in ward .still in hospital where I am being really taken care of. Can’t say it’s been easy since op but I’m off oxigen and drips and holding onto all progress. Nervousone I…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 2 ……. in the forum April 10 months ago

    Hi all,
    Recovery sounds like a real rollercoaster emotionally and physically. Well I’ve kept busy trying not think about tomorrow. Decided to take my fear and frustration out on the ivy in the garden.😂Think it won. Also planted I’ve 100 bulbs thought if I can’t bend down after tomorrow for a good while might as well do it now. Think I’ll ache…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 2 ……. in the forum April 10 months ago

    Lxil29.
    I’m so sorry you are struggling. Please be kind to yourself even if the nurses aren’t helpful at the moment. Try and drink your water and accept your body will do what it needs when it’s ready ,it’s been through alot. Trust you will be home before you know it.

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 2 ……. in the forum April 10 months ago

    Hi everyone,
    It so nice to know we are not alone especially in the early hours .
    Ixil19 I feel for you . My DH is the same it’s like nothing is about to happen! . Sounds like you have a good freind and they are worth their weight in gold. And you have us . Dig deep and you can do this a step at a time. Hope all went well .
    Nervousnow Thanks for…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 2 ……. in the forum April 10 months ago

    Hi all thank you for including me. My DH has no idea what is coming. I have and am doing all I can to leave everything I can sorted .food house etc but I think I might just stop it’s all going to go to pot .two teenagers and my hubby 🙈But you know what I think it’s time to let go ,it will be what it is. From reading all your posts I think I need…[Read more]

  • Hopeful11 replied to the topic April 2018 part 2 ……. in the forum April 10 months ago

    Hi everyone, I am due my op on Monday 23rd April
    As you can see by the time i am posting this my mind is racing.🙃. I can honestly say I was terrified on Tuesday couldn’t stop crying everywhere work, shops anywhere. I saw my counselor on Wednesday and she was amazing, in a much more positive headspace and less anxious. My pre op BP was sky high and…[Read more]

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