Good morning Michele!
I will have to second, third, and fourth,...everything said here. Give yourself plenty of time to heal, and remain as positive as you can. Pushing yourself too much may only delay the healing process.
Also, becareful reducing the pain med's too soon. If you need to up on them again, your Dr may be reluctant to do so, or at least slow about it.
Good luck, and becareful!
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