After Brain Surgery–Hospitalization and Recovery

Less than four hours after saying “goodbye for now” to my husband and being wheeled into the operating room for removal of a skull base meningioma, a type of brain tumor, I woke up in the recovery area. I could see and hear and speak and think… what a relief! I sported a bulky bandage…

Before Brain Surgery– Diagnosis and Preparation

It started as a relaxing morning. I sat in my pajamas at the dining room table, chatting with one of my daughters as she fixed her breakfast. My calendar was open, and I made sure my phone alarms were set to give me reminders of the meetings I had scheduled for that afternoon and evening….