Did you find it hard after returning home to take your shirt off? I read in the post op must have to have button or zipper shirts. I didn't know if that was geared more towards cervical surgeries or not.
And what about showers - how hard was it for you, did you need a seat?
How was it the first week getting out of bed and did you find the couch comfortable or was it too soft? I am thinking of getting a cane to help me get in and out of chairs, out of bed and off the couch,
How long after returning home from the hospital did you have someone home with you? My husband will be able to stay with me my first day home, but after that he has to go back to work. My dad only works about 10 minutes away and I plan on giving him a spare key to the house, just in case.