I had my operation to drain the lung and glue it back down again on the 6 Dec 2014, I was in a week and had one drain still in when I came home. The last of the stitches were out on Christmas eve and now all the dressings are gone.
So far so good but I am permanently knackered. One job and I have to rest for an hour or more I have at least one sleep during the day and I'm back in bed about 9:00 although I don't always go to sleep till later.
What can I do to increase my stamina. Should I be pushing myself more, I am doing one 20 minute walk a day at the minute, I have managed to get it down to about 3 stops en-route to get my breath back. If there is any slope I struggle and climbing stairs is now a planned effort. If we go shopping I don't go a walk as we try to incorporate the walk in with the shopping. I also am not eating as well as I used to, I find I am just not hungry and constantly seem to over face myself by putting too much on the plate.
I need to improve my level of fitness, will the breathlessness go now I have had the operation if I keep extending myself. I am fed up with being tired all the time.