Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Whittier, CA
Bikes: Specialized Roubaix
If it's any comfort, 220 is not particularly comfortable on a saddle either.
Give your butt time to re-acclimate but yes, get some cycling shorts.
Ouch, your injuries give me the heebie jeebies. I have personally designated 2014 the Year of No Surgeries (for me.) here's wishing the same for you.
"No self-respecting man rides 70 miles and has salad at a pizza joint!" - PhotoJoe
"I like SoCal a lot better than New Jersey" - RubeRad