Quoting BrickhouseMommaX2:" I had the surgtical one. I went through pretty much the same thing the others are saying, only thing ... [snip!] ... but tis your choice and yours only and you are the only one who truely knows why you are doing it. Best wishes to your friend."
Quoting to mock a killingbird:" I was awake, but I definitely wasn't aware. I just remember bits and pieces. I remember crying hysterically, ... [snip!] ... it must have been painful. I would hate to have to be aware through something like that. I'm sorry you had to go through that."