I’m Not Ready Yet

I’m Not Ready Yet Once my doctors find our next step – an open lung biopsy – things begin to move quickly.  I receive a call from the surgical nurse, giving me a date and instructions for pre-operation preparation and arrival:  Have no food or drink after midnight the night before, take no medications that morning, remove all nail polish.  Grabbing a pen, I attempt to capture the flow of all this information,  “Do you have any questions?” she asks at the end of the call.  “Uh, yes,” the words finally arrive, following slow and foggy thoughts, “I’m nursing my … Continue reading I’m Not Ready Yet