The exercise helped, but hurt

I met a woman at the hospital where I had my lumpectomy done, and she told me that I could come in as a out-patient and the charges would be really drastically reduced which helped me a lot. In addition, she also told me about exercises to do after surgery, and kind of how to prepare yourself for it, and what to expect after surgery. The exercises, they were very difficult at first, they hurt, but it's important to keep doing them because they help with mobility of your arm and also help to keep the edema down in your arm, and with beginning to try to gain strength back in the arm. But they really did hurt.

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