patty: congratulations on your upcoming surgery. we are all a little nervous right beforehand. try to keep your focus on why you are doing this. you will get through it! best wishes for a speedy recovery - i just had my surgery on june 26th and I am telling everyone - DO NOT BE SHY ABOUT HITTING THE MORPHINE PUMP! my pain was not awful cause i kept hitting that baby. take care of yourself. You can do this.
Tuesday is your day! Just remember you are on the journey of a lifetime. Try to enjoy every minute. It may sound weird now, but know that you are cared for and prayed for here, and all too soon this will be but a memory and you will be an inspiration to someone else. I am waiting for you on the losers' bench! ~ Judy
I am so glad to have met you! You are a beautiful woman with a fantastic personality. You will fly through this surgery and recovery with no problem. I will keep you updated and be here if you need anything. (12 days YEAH!!)