It’s been one year ago that I went into surgery with normal expectations. My doctor and I had talked thoroughly, and I was prepared for all scenarios mentioned, or so I thought.
Two hours after my surgery had started, at 12:31 pm exactly, my heart went into cardiac arrest. I stopped breathing. Code blue was called, and a team of doctors and nurses fought to get my heart started again.
It was eight long minutes before they got my heart started again. No one ever tells you how painful it is to wake up after eight minutes of CPR.Read more on themighty.com