That very much depends on what you're having done, why, and what your recovery is like. Without knowing that - the latter of which can't really be predicted - it's impossible to say.
Good luck with everything
I'm having a Hysterectomy.
Assuming that the surgery is straightforward, then I can't see why it would take 12 months to get back to exercising. I'm fairly certain there'll be people on here who have had a hysterectomy and can comment on their recovery and return to running/exercise. Maybe start a new thread specifically asking for people who've had such surgery to comment? The title will draw the right people in
Just had a quick search:
I had one about 20 years ago and the advise then was nothing strenuous for 6 weeks. I was able to complete a walking marathon at a fairly decent pace 4 months post op although I found it a bit more tiring than I had on previous years. I was fully recovered by 6 months and felt much better than I had for years.
It could be that what was meant was the time it takes to feel the full benefit of a hysterectomy rather than the time you need to refrain from exercise.
I've since had my op and I've been advised that I can start gentle exercise (yoga and swimming) after 6 weeks and running after 3 months providing that I heal well.
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