T'was the Night Before Surgery

Last-minute to-do’s, thoughts and feelings before ‘The Big Day.’

The Morning Of ...


Preparing for surgery requires a bit of thought and work – and in this case, some EARLY morning hours.

POST-OP 1


Less than 10 hours after spinal fusion surgery, Resse gives an honest assessment of the very beginning of recovery.

POST-OP 2


The day after.

The good, the bad and the embarrassing.

POST-OP 5 Days


More details on the surgery, a truthful account of pain and the importance of listening to both your body and your doctor.

POST-OP 10 Days


An account of the first doctor’s visit (and orders) after the operation; pain management, what’s changed since surgery and the paramount importance of a single 4-letter word.

POST-OP 2 Weeks


Looking good and feeling better, Resse speaks of walking, movement, precaution and medication.

POST-OP 1 Month


A candid discussion of a host of surprises, a definite milestone and the problem of a variety of pain.