It Never Gets Easier

They say “practice makes perfect.”

I disagree.

No matter how many times we practice this scenario, for surgery, for biopsies, for tests- it is no easier now than it was the very first time.

And boy have we had practice!

This morning, as Daddy walked with her to the operating room,(our routine firmly in place – Daddy does the OR and Mommy does any overnight stays) I was still struck with the distinct feeling that I had been kicked in the stomach with a large pair of steel tipped boots.

This one should be ok. 9 days wrapped and dry. Stitches removed, and we should see progress.

As long as…

Well now we fidget and pray and keep busy. There will be time for the rest.20130820-090603.jpg