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Not all men deal with their significant others’ tummy tuck surgery the same way. Some are put off by the scar or feel guilty that they might be involved in the reasons why you did it. Other times they feel like this is a distinctly female thing and they best stay out of it. Some are actually worried that they will hurt you by having sex. After tummy tuck surgery there is more than wound healing going on as we all try to get back toward normalcy. Now that I have done my wife’s operation I see that even more clearly than before.
After surgery patients are sensitive and medicated and this can lead to some unwanted “crankiness.” Trying not to make small issues into much bigger ones or to “over think” things can help enormously as we get through the recovery period. Try to keep that finger off the nuclear button.
My wife did quite well through this, but the best relationships do not enjoy additional stress even when the reasons for that added stress were voluntary.
John Di Saia MD
The wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs in New York’s Hudson Valley, police said. State police said Kennedy initially was pulled over Saturday for speeding on the Taconic State Parkway in Dutchess County. Kennedy told police she was headed to a yoga class, the Poughkeepsie Journal reported. The paper said that she allegedly had been driving 82 mph. WNBC reported that officers suspected that Kennedy was under the influence of prescription medication.
I commonly tell my surgical patients not to drive while taking Vicodin, a common post-operative pain medication. I have not yet had one of my patients charged with DUI, but the idea is to prevent it from happening if possible. If the police pull you over, you don’t want to be taking prescription pain medications although we don’t know what Ms Kennedy’s urine tox screen showed.
John Di Saia MD