That's a good question. I'm not sure what is the answer. I'll do some Googling and get back to you if I bump into an good answer. You should email the people at Medifast as they probably could give you an answer..
I had RNY and was out 3 full weeks and my 4th week was 1/2 days and only because my doctor would only release me slowly. I do office work as well and it was pretty easy coming back...
A buddy of mine had a RNY in March, was off work 10 days, went back to work. No problems. He is a high.
As a chemistry teacher, I decided to take off 11days for my.
- I am currently in the middle of Fall break..
I am thinking I will be ok. I usually am up on my feet,.
Around, working problems on the board, showing power points, etc. If I need to walk a bit, then sit a bit, for a week or so, it's no big deal...
I had laproscopic RNY. I was off of work for 2 1/2 weeks. I had.
On a THursday. Took the next 2 full weeks off and then jumped right back in. I work in a very busy caridiac cath lab. I am on my feet 8 out of 10 hours a day. I take call and everything..
I was tired, but I was able to do it. I had nocomplications and was doing well..
I was off two weeks (office job and drs orders) but wished I had gone back only part time for the 3rd week because you are still a little low on energy (or at least I was). But I did survived with just taking the two weeks...
Had RNY took off 3 weeks. Ended up back in the hospital at week two extra 3 days..
Going back was very hard/tiring. Went home and took a.
Everyday. I do office/sit down work..
I wish I could have taken off 4 weeks. Would have been better...
I had RNY and I took off 5 weeks. I think it was just enough time...
For me I went back to university after one month but you should get the clear from you Doctors.everyone is differant..
I have a very stressful job so my doctor is recommending I take a full six weeks. May be able to go in sooner but the stress is probably a factor..
I had RNY on 6/28 and returned to work on 7/14. I had only talked with my boss about being off for 2 weeks and I shouldn't have given the time limit up front because I was very sick when I returned and could barely function...but the stress of not wanting to lose my job in this economy forced me back sooner than I should have and subsequently had to be rehospitalized two more times. I think you need to be honest with your boss and let them know that you will be back as quickly as you can. As others are saying...you will probably be tired as it takes a while to get our strength back...