Recovering from Heart Surgery
by Ira D. Levofsky
IMPORTANT! Whoever is in charge of taking you home must read Chapter One, cleverly titled Going Home, now before you go home.
What no one will tell you about surviving a heart surgery is the effects on your body, senses and mind.
Or how you turn into a person not even you recognize and what it takes to return to normal by someone who has been there and done that.
You are scared to death. That’s OK, so were we, so was I.
Hundreds of thousands of heart surgeries are successfully done every year and Congratulations, you are now but a number in that statistic.
By the way, if you don’t finish this book before your surgery since you will need something to do for a few days after the procedure, you can just start over from the beginning, so remember your reading glasses.
You can’t do anything right now to assist in the surgery, but there are many, many things that you can do that effect in a very positive way your immediate future comfort and ease of recovery so let’s get started.