Have you suffered through the pain of surgical drains? In this guest blog post, Ann Marie shares the raw, honest truth about what she experienced after she had her drains removed - from chest pains to numbness and everything in between.
As many of you know, drains SUCK. They are gross, they smell, they tug, they hurt. (ain’t no "body" got time for that!) Although having them pulled was freeing, I had this notion that the pain would stop when they came out. NOPE!
I am more than two months out now. On New Year's Eve, my girlfriend who is a certified nurse (yep, I did a background check
) came over with many sterile utensils and pulled my drains. My son, Julian, sat there and watched – it didn't seem to faze him at all. Meanwhile my other son had nightmares after of drains falling from the sky and...