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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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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This is the second email that I wrote to friends and family.
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Below is the email that I wrote to my family, friends, and coworkers regarding my breast cancer diagnosis. My parents, husband, and a few close friends knew that I had various appointments to possibly confirm a breast cancer diagnosis.
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