Friday, February 6, 2009

Psych Out Surgery

I spent the day getting ready for your surgery Monday. We went to the med center to sign consent forms, I called everyone who was involved and asked for cash prices, then paid them, and called the hospital to get pre-op instructions. And then I got the call. One guess what the surgery scheduler said.

That's right. We have been cancelled again.

In order to coordinate both surgeons your surgery needs to be the first one of the day. The hospital won't give us the time slot, so one of the doctors isn't able to operate. I explained to the surgery scheduler the situation with your contacts and how we have put them off for 6 months. I asked if she thought I should go ahead and get them regardless of when the next date was scheduled. She told me no, that they the next scheduled date and time would be put in writing with the hospital, and that it would be a go. She understands that this has been put off long enough and is priority now.

I am not surprised it has been cancelled again. I did think this one had a better shot since I made the effort to make sure everyone had their money in advance. Before surgeries had been cancelled because someone was afraid of not getting paid.

But I am not upset either. I knew this was a possibility, and am still hopeful that the surgery will take place in the next couple weeks.

Oh goodness, you just woke up from your nap screaming. That is not like you at all. I can only imagine what kind of mood you will be in when I tell you there is no surgery Monday!


Rachel said...

I am so so sorry. I can only imagine how hard this must be. Wish there was something I could do to help. We will keep you all in our prayers. Should not be so hard. Take care

Anonymous said...

Amber, how is our Audrey doing? How are you and the Daddy doing?