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But after rupturing (read completely tearing in two) the main tendon between my right bicep and my forearm bone, I am in surgery this Friday and then 6~8 weeks for recovery. I cannot use my arm for just about the entire 6~8 weeks. That's no driving. I can't even use my hand to type.

I don't have the option of waiting a month to see how things go and then go for surgery as the tendon begins to scar. They are already saying that I am on the edge of the timeframe to get it done.

Yeehah............. ūüė쬆

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Good luck @Michael1962.

A few years ago I ruptured my ACL and had to have surgery to remove a hamstring and use that to repair my ACL.  I wasn't allowed to put any weight on my leg for 6 months.  After 6 months I had lost all my muscle mass and wasn't able to support my own body weight.  But another 6 months later I ran a half marathon!

It's a long hard road to recovery but you can do it.  Don't despair.  Use your downtime wisely.  Don't turn to alcohol.

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I don't drink much since I had a stroke in Nov 2014. I now take a pain medication that does not play well with alcohol.

I am not super positive about all the restrictions that will be imposed on me after the surgery, but I have been told that I am not to even support my arm on a desk and type straight after. I understand what they are going to do, just not sure of the restrictions that I will be under.

Difficult when I am a righty as well.

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