That night and the following night I begged the nurses for more morphine so I could sleep. I was caught off guard by the sheer pain involved with this surgery, which made me feel naive.
There's much, much more to this post than Dana's quote, above, about the incredible amount of pain she had to endure to become whole. Best to go to surgery and aftermath and read it all.
Meeting my surgeon’s nurse - Progress has been made! On Friday I had a consultation with the surgeon’s nurse. I handed her the form I’d filled in, which the surgeon had given me at his...
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