I am the type of person that researches the hell out of things. It can be annoying at times, but in cases like this it is good. Because I have read things in advance from other people who have had this procedure done so that things don't freak me out when they happen - I know that they are normal.
When they do this surgery obviously a lot of nerves are cut. Some nerves go completely dead and will stay dead. But most nerves learn to regenerate. About 3 days after the surgery, Marc was putting lotion on me, and the weirdest thing happened - he was rubbing lotion in the area just under my belly button and I could see him doing it, but I felt NOTHING! Not a thing. It was just so weird.
My nerves are starting the process of regenerating and let me tell you what it feels like - I can be sitting, walking, whatever, and off of a sudden I'll feel a ZAP shoot across an area of my abdomen. It usually makes me wince, even though it doesn't exactly hurt, it's like someone just gave me a mild shock. The human body is just amazing. I already have some feeling in that area that was previously dead.
In other news, we hiked 4 miles a Wehle State Park yesterday. As ordered I went really slow - the dogs were annoyed while on leash (Why you walking so slow, Mom?) but fortunately they could be off leash most of the time and got a great run in.
I continue to heal well - actually the sorest part of me right now is on both sides near the hips. That's where most of the liposuction was done and you can see yellowish purple fading bruises. The compression garment presses right on there making it sore.