I met with my surgeon today. I did not, however, schedule my surgery. Apparently, if we decide on reconstruction, they do it at the same time as the initial surgery. So, I have an appointment with a plastic surgeon on Wednesday at 11 am. If we decide on reconstruction, the two surgeons will coordinate and we will schedule a time that works for both of them. There are a couple of different methods for reconstruction, one of which is more invasive. The fact that I am having radiation will be a determining factor in which method is used.
My surgeon said that I would probably have to spend one night, maybe two, in the hospital and that my recovery would probably take about two weeks.
I would appreciate prayer for clarity about reconstruction. The main concern is recovery time and whether or not the insurance will cover it. I also would appreciate prayer that my employer will continue to be as understanding as they have been.