Its coming up to a year since I had surgery. It has been exhausting these past couple of years having two surgeries and recovering and it certainly did a number on my body, but over all its been worth it and I certainly don’t feel as dysphoric as I used to do years ago.
My top surgery was probably the easiest thing to go through. Rather than being stitched and stapled shut, I ended up being glued and that helped out so much. I also didn’t get my nipples reattached, so that made my recovery so much faster. I am probably going to have a revision but it’s all just smaller work that needs doing and nothing drastic.
As for my hysterectomy, whilst over all it was a success, having a couple of waves of unspotted infections and having issues with how I was sewed up really didn’t help both my physical and mental health, but I’m glad all that is over now and hopefully I don’t have a surgery like that ever again.
It took a lot from me having surgery and I am still not 100% but recovery on the body can be super slow, but I just want to actually feel normal again.
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