Recovery is going well! Stitches are out. I am thoroughly compressed and no longer need to wear it 24/7. I have minimal bruising on my stomach which is not nearly as bad as I expected. The incisions are tiny. I simply look like I had a whole bunch of bug bites across my breasts. And in some ways the marks from the stitches are worse than the incision themselves. I am going to attempt running tomorrow. My original hope was to jump on the treadmill and simply run until it hurts. However, I took the stairs at a little bit of a jog today could immediately feel pain. Combined with the sharp pain of sneezing, I am a bit concerned that it will be slower to get back into that I hoped. Still overall, this has been the easiest surgery recovery I have dealt with so far.
Proof: One day after surgery, I was able to go to a friends wedding reception. In preparation, I took an afternoon nap, a pain pill, and found a dress that would hide the dressings on my breast and abdominal binder. It turns out a maxi dress can hide a lot of stuff!