I wish I had some words of wisdom but this isn't something I'm familiar with. Is this open surgery or laproscopic? If this doc has any sense at all he will be sure and take care of your pain needs. If the surgery is open I would think you will have a weight restriction on lifting. Even with a laproscopic proceedure you may be asked to limit lifting for a few days. Just keep moving though. I remember when I had abdominal surgery years ago and a very large, like 10" incision up my tummy, moving afterwards was miserable. I wanted to hunch over to walk and they kept making me straighten up to walk. This was the years before they were good at pain control. Now days you'll be fine.
Hugs and good luck!
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