Hi Tammy: Glad to hear that you made it thru your first week of work. But I am especially glad to hear that you listened to your body and sought another opinion. I am still furious that your onoc and surgeon told you that you had no restrictions. Maybe, as Lori said, you should question them, face to face, and also ask them if you were their wife, sister, mother, daughter, etc. would they have given the same advice?
I am on my second week back to work now too. I do 12hr shifts my legs are doing better then I thought I got a doc's prescript for compression panty hose and they work great on my legs when I come home at night my legs hurt alittle but not back. Check in to them they help alot. My insurance paid for them. I think they cost $110.00 a pair but worth the money. I have 2 pair. I also take omega3 tab and mag daily. That seems to help alot too. I get hot flashes too occasionally I am on effexor and arimidix it helps alot but still seem to get them anyway but not too bad. So good luck back to work I know how hard it is, but it has done wonders for my spirits to be back to normal and around all my co workers they are wonderful support for me.....skeeter1