Feb 24, 2010 - 1:40 pm
I was scheduled to have my port inserted next Monday morning with my first chemo that same afternoon. The chemo has been rescheduled to Tuesday afternoon. Any thoughts on the port surgery? If I change it to Tuesday, both my husband and I can work on Monday. Both the chemo and surgery are an hour plus from our jobs and home, so going up twice blows most of the day. How difficult is the surgery? Are you asleep during it? What is the recovery time? If I get the port on Monday could my husband still go to work in the afternoon, or do I need somebody with me? Is it totally insane to think of doing both the same day? This all seems to be happening so fast....I just met the oncologist on Monday and I'm going out of town tonight till Friday (in the oncoming snowstorm) so everything is condensed into yesterday, today and Monday. Starting to think I could use some drugs for my nerves!