So I wanted to chime in to encourage some of those “watchful waiters” out there.
Dr Brown performed my surgery on Dec 4, 2019. I had probably let my hernia go for way to long, in the order of a decade. In the weeks following my repair, I was pain free. I am back to my normal active lifestyle. I’ve lost 22 lbs that I’d slowly put on over that…[Read more]
So I’ll weigh in based on my own experiences.
I did the “watchful waiting” (or procrastinated) for about 10 years after getting a hernia when I was running marathons. My reasons were due to having 3 newborn/young sons in that time frame, a hectic travel schedule, and couldn’t figure out how to work in the downtime around repair surgery. MY PCP…[Read more]