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Really Struggling Post-op 5 months

I have been having a rough time with still having pain and being flat exhausted.  My surgeon hasn’t been a lot of help so I’m hoping someone here can shed some light.  Here is the situation...

I’m 51 yrs old had T4-S1 w/pelvic anchors in July.  I am my only financial support so went back to work part-time (4-6 hour shifts) as a cashier.  Yes I am standing this whole time.  By end of shift I am wiped out.  It’s definitely taking a toll as I am in a fair amount of pain constantly some days worse.  I have applied for disability help but have been told not to count on it.  

I’m just curious if anyone has any advice to help me get through this.  I know walking is key but I am so tired by time off work I go home rest for a bit then get up and do whatever chores need done have supper go to bed.  I just feel like I should be further along than I am and feel better than I do.

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