Personal Narrative: Instillectomy And Recovery
What will happen? and how long will it take? and will I be okay? and will I have to stay overnight? and what if I don’t wake up? I thought all of these thoughts to myself that night, making me even more nervous.
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What would happen if something was wrong? I wanted to know the answer to that question, but everything ended up being perfectly fine. I went back to school in the middle of the week, and I felt so much better than before. Everyone asked me things like, “What did you eat on Thanksgiving?” My teacher had asked me, “Did you eat a lot of popsicles?” I knew that she was trying to make it more exhilarating, for me, when I came back.
They wouldn’t let me participate in PE or recess and I remember thinking to myself, I thought the doctor said I was done with recovery. This experience really changed me and taught me that - mostly - everything will always be okay. I was only eight years old, and it will be five years ago that this happened. I was so afraid of what was a major surgery for me, where something could go really wrong. And, I am so glad I did it because I have only had strep throat once since 2010, which is an astounding change. In my lifetime, I have gone through five surgeries. Each and every one have benefitted me, especially this