My surgery this morning went better than I expected and all of the cutting is now finished. I’m quite relieved about that. The medical staff said I should expect the pain to peak in 3-4 days, which surprised me. I figured it’d be at its worst tomorrow morning and then improve from there. The doctor did give me Dilaudid for pain management and I can also take OTC meds since hydromorphone doesn’t have any acetaminophen in it.
I come back to Hell in a couple weeks for a follow up check-up and will probably get a better idea of how I’m doing after I see the doctor(s) then. My best guess at this point regarding SiglerFest 2K15 is 70/30 in favor of my attending. I’m definitely looking forward to seeing all of my fellow Crack Addicts again and downing a few Plaid Hippos™