On August 13, 2008, I was admitted for a day surgery to remove a bone tumor. Unfortunately, the anaesthetic didn't work, and I was left completely conscious and paralyzed during the two and a half hour procedure.
Worst of all, I could feel everything. So, if you've ever wanted to know what being operated on while awake feels like...
Ask me anything!
http://imgur.com/FlldleA <--anaesthetic record, for the curious!
(and thank you to whomever gave me reddit gold, that is super kind of you! (And apparently gifts on my behalf? I'm sorry, I'm new at reddit and was NOT expecting this to blow up the way it did, but I'm grateful and you're all great! big hugs and kisses from the frozen north) Edit: for the obvious