- Oct 30, 2022
Hey guys. So I had hernia surgery like two years ago. It was right above my bellybutton. Surgeon said there was actually two small openings and he used a mesh to fix it. He gave me the clear to lift again like a moth after. It was pretty small hernia but I don’t think he realized just how intensely I work out. I remember starting slow though. Anyways. I now have a small bulge in same stop and it’s hard. Like it’s the mesh pushing up. Before it was soft and I could push it back in. Now it doesn’t move and it hard to the touch. Well now I’m actually getting some pain. And I can’t say for sure because I have never been this lean before but I think my ab wall is separating. I remember hearing Scott Stevenson or maybe it was actually John Meadows had a surgery to pull his abs back together. Is this even possible? That the fascia or muscle wall can split down the middle without having a hernia where your intestines pop out. It looks like the two abs above my bellybutton are separated and I’m not sure they were always like that. I wear a belt now around my stomach when lifting heavy to help hold my gut in and not make hernia worse. Bit am I worrying about nothing? Or is this possible that my abs could split further apart? And can it be fixed? If so any idea what the recovery would look like?