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10-16-2018 13:51
Pettengill I do have to lift heavy boxes at work maybe once or twice a week. Do you guys recommend 3 weeks of time off in this case?
03-04-2012 16:46
Unregistered I took off 10 days and it was fine. As long as your work doesn't involve heavy lifting or anything too physical, it should be all right.
11-30-2011 17:19
virgogirl I took 2 weeks off, but I really wish I'd arranged 3, wasn't ready to go back to work,, but I told my boss that I'm only working half days the first part of the week. I was pretty damn tired that whole week that I went back.. Good luck!
11-23-2011 18:43
Unregistered I'm a teacher and I took six days off, because there is no heavy lifting involved.
11-18-2011 13:08
Jane Hi,

I have my own business and took 3 weeks off, but I went back to work on day 12, I only worked half a day. After 14 days I worked full time, I think 2 weeks will be enough for you, if you have a job with no heavy lifting.
11-18-2011 13:03
Brianna40 Hi everybody

I took three weeks off, I got bored after a while, but all I wanted was to heal as much as possible before going back to work.
11-04-2011 18:00
Unregistered I took off two weeks and I am struggling going back next week. If I could of taken 3 I would of...
11-04-2011 17:33
Giaz7 Age and overall health is an important factor, how old are you? I don't think one week is enough, I had my drains in for a week and I think you should consult your doctor and ask him as week.
11-03-2011 20:40
Unregistered I was fine with one week, just had to take it easy. My surgery was on a Thursday and I took the following week. Had a total of seven working days off...
11-03-2011 20:21
patricia I had surgery on a Wednesday and returned to work the following Tuesday, I didn't have drains, I only used pain killers to help me sleep the first 3 days.

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