That part of the process is over and let the healing begin! I hope it's not too painful and that both of you can relax a bit. My husband is concerned about previous hernia repairs (one on both sides), it's good to know in advance that it may add hours to the surgery. I imagine lots of nail biting for the wife in the waiting room. Best wishes for your recovery.
Now it's time for rest, healing, exercise, repeat as needed, increasing the exercise, especially walking, each day.
Hey ~ Joe & Loved One,
I'm getting caught up so my Welcome Home is a little late…~ and now I see your new thread Bad Post-Op Path report
I want you to know that the love and support here is powerful as you have already felt it and stated this in your 1st posting above. Continue reaching out to all of us ~ and lean on us ~ until you get your new bearings…. We are a team and we rally together.
Stay Strong and Stay Close.
Hugs from Lee & Buddy