Surgery

A collection of 7 posts

The Other Side

The Other Side

I'm a bit over three weeks post-surgery now. Have not felt up to posting prior to this, due to vertigo, fatigue, etc. I haven't had much pain, just stiff muscles from sitting/laying

Warrior. Nervous warrior.

Warrior. Nervous warrior.

Bought myself this shirt to wear to the hospital - and then about five minutes after I get there I'll have to trade it for an ugly gown. But I'll still be wearing

Things I'm afraid of

Things I'm afraid of

It is just a few days to surgery now, so it seems like a good time to talk about the things I'm afraid of, aka The Anxiety Digest:That the surgery won't work.

It's in the bag

It's in the bag

I made a duffel bag for my hospital stay. It might be a bit excessive to sew a whole new bag for a 3-day stay, but when I'm feeling crappy and useless, it

Recovery supplies

Recovery supplies

My parents gave us one of their recliners for me to use during my surgery recovery. The cow cat claimed it two minutes after it arrived in our house.The other supplies I've

Pre-Op Details

Pre-Op Details

After writing yesterday's post, I realized that I didn't talk at all about what was involved in the pre-op appointments. These sorts of details, in other blogs, have been so helpful to me