The Anchor 💗⚓️💗 – Edition 4

surgery pic

The surgery was a success!  The surgery lasted about 5 hours with reconstruction surgery being the last portion.  The anesthesia took awhile to wear off.   In the meantime as my anesthesia wore off, I would bound and determined to see my friend TM who was at MDA receiving chemotherapy.  My mom and husband came to my bedside, but all I kept saying was, “I want to see TM!  Where is TM?”  TM did eventually come in the room after her chemo treatment to visit me and I know that we had a great conversation. 😉

Because I was still feeling the effects of the anesthesia, my husband wrote an email to update everyone on how things went…

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The Anchor 💗⚓️💗 – Edition 3


This is the email that I wrote the night before my surgery.  I remember sitting at a blank screen for awhile and not knowing exactly what to write to my friends, family, and coworkers.  I wanted to appear strong, but deep down, I was feeling scared and anxious.  I had to keep reminding myself that everything would be ok and that I was in good hands with my doctors and that I had many people praying and thinking about me.  I also had Maverick (the lab) and Macy (the chi) supporting me by wearing pink bandanas.

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