I guess it's real now.
I completed all my pre-op paperwork today for next month's hip replacement. Pre-op physical scheduled, pulmonologist notified as directed and at-home physical therapy scheduled.
Filling out all the paperwork and sending it to the surgeon's office is the final acknowledgement from me that I have agreed to have this surgery.
And signing the formal consent form was the final straw. Once I did that, my hands started shaking.
It's real. And it's 35 days away.