A Rheumful of Tips Healthcare improve lifescheduled surgery #200 – Need to Know April 6, 2012 2 Comments When you're scheduled for surgery, all the risks and complications are explained in great detail. This alone can be a frightening experience, adding more stress to an already stressful situation. One of the many things I do is to recognize that if I need the surgery, I need the surgery. It is scheduled to make my life better, and it does. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) 2 Replies to “#200 – Need to Know” Marianna, I think your positive and optimistic approach is defnitely the way to go….Worrying and fearing a highly unlikely event would not be of any help whatsoever. I can’t wait till your surgery is behind you and you are able to back on your feet as active as ever (but feeling so much more like yourself) ! Reply I’m actually doing quite well, Dorlee. That’s why the revision surgery for the hip came as such a surprise. I appreciate your care and concern. Thanks! Reply Add a comment! Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.