“It’s a DOT” . . . Part 3


Dr. G & Me

Surgery . . . July 3rd, 2012. My mom came up to stay the week with me. We had to arrive at 6:30am for surgery at 12:10pm . .  realllyyyyyyy 6:30am (I’m soooo not a morning person)!! Anywho, there were a couple of things they needed to do before surgery. When you have a biopsy they leave a tiny titanium marker in your breast for future reference as to where the biopsy was done. Before surgery they do a small procedure to help identify the marker for the surgeon. So after that, mom and I sat there and visited with the nurses coming in and out for the next few hours.

God is good and I actually felt very calm & peaceful (my blood pressure reading didn’t agree – LOL). Maurene & Pat came and stayed until the surgery. Everyone at the hospital was great – soooo friendly. Two of the nurses that came “in and out” both had previously dealt with breast cancer. They were very helpful and encouraging. Then the anesthesiologist came in, what a kick, Dr. H. There was so much laughter coming out of my room that I’m sure people down the hall were wondering, “what the heck”. I told him to make sure he gave me the good stuff. He said I wouldn’t even remember saying goodbye to mom and the girls . . . . . not so! I do remember saying goodbye to them, I remember being wheeled into the surgical room and I remember Dr. G holding my hand as I went under. Ahhhhh that was so nice of him. (Seriously, if you have to have someone cutting on you, he might as well be tall, dark and handsome!) 😉

About countrygirlbling

Hi, I'm hoping that my blog and my experiences will help to encourage you. Our journey through life can be unpredictable at times but KNOW that if you are a believer in Christ, HE will always have your best interest at heart! (Even when things don't make sense!) Toodles

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