Procedural Prep, Support, & Recovery
Surgery can be taxing on the body, and if it’s coming at a time in your life that is already taxing, whether emotionally or physically, this can be a scary prospect lurking around the corner. Not to mention the enormous inconvenience it can be. You have a life; you have things to do, people to see, moments to experience, and you can’t be laid up in a bed recovering for weeks on end. Then there’s the pain, the drugs, the side effects, and God knows what else, and that’s exactly why I offer this service. Scroll down for more.
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A 2016 study by Johns Hopkins suggests that medical errors are now the third Leading cause of death in the U.S. after heart disease and cancer. Specifically, the study revealed that more than 250,000 deaths per year are due to medical error, a figure that launched it past the former number-three killer, respiratory disease, which was responsible for 150,000 deaths each year in the U.S. If you're headed for surgery, that's a terrifying statistic all its own. I don't say this to fear monger, I really don't, but rather to educate those that aren't in the know about just how serious medical procedures of any kind can be to the patient, their families, and their loved ones. No matter how innocuous you may feel it is, an error can turn an otherwise cookie-cutter, in-and-out procedure into a devastating tragedy. Likewise, I don't say this to talk you out of your procedure. I would never interfere with someone's medical decisions, nor do I aim to make you feel any particular way about them. The facts, however, are the facts. So now that you've made the decision to go through with whatever it is you've decided to do, let's get you through it as safely and effortlessly as possible and back on your feet as soon as we can 🙂
I was faced with the staunch reality of these statistics only a few months into my healing journey - talk about feelings of inadequacy! I was a novice at this point, but when my friend told me what she was going to have done, I knew I had to do something to help her. Thank god she took me up on it! The day before her surgery I made sure I had nothing going on, so I could dedicate the entire day to preparing her for the enormity of the following day. The day ended after a five-hour, exhaustive preparation process. By the time her body let me know that it had enough, she was positively glowing. She called me that night to tell me she had felt like she was floating for several hours prior to our call. Like she didn't have a care in the world. Energetic, but not jittery or feeling a need to engage in anything in particular, relaxed but juiced, like a fully charged iPhone resting peacefully, screen off on the counter. She said, "What did you do to me?!" 🤣 You have no idea how much that made my heart sing to hear. I was so happy I was on the right track. I was exhausted from the day's session, but was poised, and excitedly anticipating everything I was going to do the next day.
The following day, I waited about an hour and a half before her procedure, and I jumped right back in. I stayed with her until the surgery, and once it started, I disconnected and transitioned into periodically checking in. The reason for this is the procedure required anesthesia, and I can't stay tapped into someone's energy under that potent of a medication for too long. Each time I checked in on her, I could see everything was going well, but more importantly I could feel it. It's hard to explain, but there was a serenity to her energy that was accepting what was happening.
When her procedure was over, I jumped back in again (by then, this was like my sixth time tapping in that day and it was a relatively short surgery; yeah, I was a bit of a worrywart 😬) to assess the situation. Things looked great, they felt great, and that same sensation of calm was still very much present. I could see the surgical site, the incision, and the swelling, but this was all part of the body's healthy and predictable response to the trauma it had just endured. There was nothing out of the ordinary, so once I deemed everything to be okay, I got to work on detoxing her from the anesthesia (that stuff can be really potent). I spent the next two and a half hours with her before I disconnected for the day.
I had already told her before the procedure that I would give her as many sessions as she'd need when she got out, which she accepted. At the time, I fully expected she'd need something like three sessions per week for two weeks, but it ended up being three sessions spanning nine days, and before she knew it, it was as if it never happened: no pain; no swelling; lots of energy, clarity, and vitality. She said she couldn't remember the last time she felt this great.
We talked about the overall process, what she thought, and if she could give me any feedback on it as a whole, not just about how she felt at the end. What she told me kind of shocked me, but in hindsight, knowing what I know now, it makes perfect sense. She told me that the peace of mind that I gave her was priceless, a gift all its own. After she got to experience the feeling that followed the five hour session the day prior, she said she knew unequivocally that she would be fine the next day. It was almost like having me there with her the day of, both as a friend and as someone that could jump in and intervene on her behalf should she need it, was more the icing on the cake than the cake itself. I definitely didn't expect that, but I can't tell you how wonderful it felt to receive that reassurance that this was something else I could offer people and at such a frightening and vulnerable time.
If this sounds like something that interests you, whether for you or a loved one, whether two-legged or four-legged, because of the length of time that goes into it, I do my absolute best to keep the price as affordable as possible. During the initial consultation and the conversations that follow, I determine the facts of the procedure, the time and complexity involved, the age and health of the client, and what they are looking for specifically. Some people want me there the entire time, while others would like me to just check in on them like I did with my friend. Some surgeries can be over 10 hours in length, while others are only an hour. In the case of the really long ones (like ten hours, or even eight for that matter), I simply cannot be there the entire time. Even at six hours it won't be the entire time because I'll at least need a bathroom break and food. I can, however, be there most of them if they aren't too lengthy, but again, you may just prefer a check-in anyway.
Regardless of your preference, we'll work all that out during the consult. At that time I'll put together a personal quote, and send it to you. This service is not billed in the typical session format for three main reasons: 1) how these need to be performed, 2) the varying, lengths, complexities, and effects of the virtually endless types of procedures people may be facing, and 3) the varying levels of health of each client at the time of facing the procedure including their emotional state. A one-size-fits-all approach to pricing cannot possibly address all these variables, so instead, I create a custom package for you and your particular set of circumstances. This is handled at the time of your free initial consultation, and at no time will you ever receive any form of pressure from me to move forward with one of my services, regardless of your reason for hesitancy. I will just give you the information, explain it as best I can, and let you make your own informed decision. Like I've said elsewhere on this site, you are going through enough, you don't need anything else on your plate.
If it's something you want to move forward with, great 🙂 we'll get you on the books. If you would like to explore other options, regardless of the reason, that is perfectly okay, and I have no problem going over those with you at that time. This is about you, not me. This is your big day, not mine. I want you to feel you have everything you need that your budget allows for, and I'm here to do my best to make sure you get it. With that, if you have any questions, you can hit the button below to ask away. If you want to read testimonials, you can do that, too. What am I doing? You can read the buttons! 🤪 I'll leave you to it!