The previous poster has given you some good advice. Everyone is different, so it's hard to say how long it will take for your body to recover. The best person to discuss this with would be your doctor.
"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down." Mary Pickford
"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch."