Hello all....I'm scheduled for a laparoscopic hysterectomy in about a week. I have a cyst, fibroid and some endometriosis. They will be leaving my cervix and left ovary. I'm a bit nervous as I've never been hospitalized except when I was 13... And am now 42! I have 7 year old twins which we adopted, so again no real hospitalizations on my part. Just wondering about other peoples recovery times. From what I've read online, it seems like most people are feeling somewhat better by two weeks. And most people are discharged the same day. My other issue is my son is on the autism spectrum, high functioning, but gets very angry and physical with me at times , which is for another thread! I almost wish I might be able to spend at least the first night at the hospital to get one night of peace! Any thoughts, suggestions or comments would be much appreciated. Thanks! GinaView Thread
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