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Laparoscopy/half marathon

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Pinkstars2501 Thu 21-Mar-19 20:21:50

God. I’ve waited so long for this operation, they will be doing it next week.
I signed up to half and raised money for charity months ago. It’s the end of May. I’ve trained, I’m looking forward to it.

My question is has anyone had a lap and then run a half roughly 7 weeks later?? Am I totally stupid to think that I can still do it and not let anyone down, including myself.

gettofuckthrees Fri 22-Mar-19 20:01:21

Hey, I had an appendectomy keyhole (laparoscopy) and was back on my feet in a week, working two jobs. By no means running a half marathon but I imagine if you have trained on the lead up to it you will be very fit and will just need to ease back into it in time for the marathon.

Hope all goes well for you.

NicoAndTheNiners Fri 22-Mar-19 20:19:44

I've had two. First one I was in agony for a week but was ok after that. Second one I was fine the next day. You'll probably need to not train for a week, or at least have that expectation and see how you feel. Take mintec tablets.

DragonMamma Fri 22-Mar-19 20:21:03

I had a cyst on my ovary removed and I was surprised at how rough I felt. I’ve also had enough bit of keyhole surgery (on a joint) and it still hurts 3 months later.

Pinkstars2501 Fri 22-Mar-19 20:37:57

Thankyou. I’m having at least one large (10cm) cyst removed plus any endo they can do. So I’m prepared to be off any activity for a couple of weeks....

Flicketyflack Thu 28-Mar-19 16:36:33

7 days post cyst/ovary removal via laparoscopy-cannot imagine walking for 30 mins let alone half marathon 😭

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