This morning I got the call:
“This is Dee from Dr. Nick’s office. I’m calling to give you your check-in time for Monday. You need to be at the hospital at 7:30 Monday morning…”
I heard nothing after that, even though she prattled on about the surgical instructions I’d already received from my pre-op nurse earlier this week–nothing by mouth after 10 pm Sunday night, the allowed protein shake for dinner and to be sure I take my blood pressure medication with a small sip of water Monday morning.
Monday morning at 7:30, I will be crossing the Rubicon. There is no looking back now. At this point, I’m all in. Continue reading