Originally Posted by BendtheBar
It's only a 40 pound dip in a few weeks. I wouldn't get discouraged. It always comes back easier the second time.
I'm in the middle of this right now myself.
Just do your workouts,get your reps, food and rest and you should be able to add back 40# in 4-8 weeks max.
You lost weight and your CNS got de-conditioned...all normal for post-injury