Personal Narrative Essay: Overcoming Fear Of Surgery

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It was 10:00 and my choices were to either live with the pain or overcome the fear of surgery. All of this was my decision and it was to overcome the fear of surgery. As the clocked ticked away and away I got even more nervous for what was about to happen. I was sitting in the waiting room and ring, went the phone and that means it's my time to go back and get ready. My mom started telling me that it will be ok, and I started to believe her, but when we got to the Hospital I lost hope. The nurses got me checked in, and they brought me back to the room and after I got the IV I really lost hope because they struggled with just that.
It was the day of the surgery and I was excited but also nervous. We got ready and hit the road on the way to the Hospital in Neenah. Once we got to the Hospital we got me all checked in and we went back and got ready. The nurse took us to a room where I have to change into my gown so my mom helped me tie the back, and then we waited. After we waited for about 20 minutes another nurse came in and got my IV started, but the first one didn't work so they had to do it again. Finally after I got my IV in they gave me some medicine to help me calm down so that I was not as nervous. Before the surgery, I had to entertain my parent a little by telling them I had a boyfriend and his name was
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Then they brought me to the bathroom, then I changed out of my gown and got ready to leave. After they got me all situated to leave, they told my dad to get the car and pull up and we left. We got in the car and my mom asked me if I feel okay to go get sweatshirts to fit over my cast, I said yes. The first store we went to was Scheels then we went to Jansport and we got about five sweatshirts for me. Then we went home and I went and laid on the couch. My mom waited on me for the rest of the day except for when I went to the

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