Not a self-care down there list, or a "Top 15 Things You Need For Baby!" but a simple, "Day to Day Now That You're Home." Something similar to a homeschooler's flexible lesson plans for the week. I wanted to have a visual of all the things I needed in order to be as comfortable as possible, not just for my baby, but for my own sanity.
A study from 2013 stated that "the use of lavender essential oil caused statistically significant reduction in daily use of acetaminophen..." in children who had received a tonsillectomy.
So, it attacks itself. Since the disease is non specific on what it will attack, it has a very high range of things it will attack.
Be reasonable with your choices. If you can't see yourself wanting to do it tomorrow, don't plan for it.