On New Years day, I went to the emergency room after 2 days with severe abdominal pains and within 2 hours I was in surgery to remove gangrene tissue and intestine reconstruction resulting from a strangulated umbilical hernia. The scary part is that I do not recall doing anything unusual that would have caused this injury and, therefore, do not know how to preclude recurrence. Maybe this is payback for senior discounts :>)
I am confident that I have created at least a dozen new ways to grimace.
I am feeling better but upon hospital discharge, the surgeon advised against riding my trainer mounted bicycle, lifting anything over 4 pounds, etc for at least 4 possibly 6 months. My legs will be like noodles by the time I can resume riding.
My only interaction to cycling will be this forum for quite awhile so I am looking forward to your posts.