Week Four: No Recovery?
The fourth week after the surgery was full of confusion for me. As far as recovering goes, I felt like I was getting worse. I started having night sweats, and chills. This was supremely uncomfortable, and made sleeping very difficult. I started feeling tired, easily worn out.
This greatly increased my frustration. With each new week, I had high hopes of newfound energy, healing, and stamina. I was instead met facefirst with the opposite.
Suffice it to say, I was feeling pretty darn bad. I couldn’t understand why at the end of the day I felt like I had been fighting the flu. Surely I was supposed to be able to be doing more around the house? Able to walk further distances? Surely recovery should include…. recovering?
I do want to mention that since I spotted during the first week after the surgery, I was sort of watching to see if I was going to start my period yet, since it hadn’t started due to exclusive breastfeeding. No period in sight. And I am thankful for that.
There’s not much else to say about week four. I wasn’t prepared to be feeling worse, to say the least. But nothing, nothing on God’s green earth, could have prepared me for what happened during week five.
Read on to Week Five.
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