Pre-Surgery To Do List: Rearrange Furniture
Even though you will spend a few days in the hospital after your mastectomy, once you return home your mobility will still be limited. It’s important to make your household easy to navigate in advance. Move a large nightstand or table next to your bed where any necessities (medication, phone, computer, books) can be easily reached and food and drinks can be placed. Toothbrushes, toothpaste, and other routine essentials should be relocated off of high shelves, and snacks, cups and plates should be easily accessible.