Tonsillectomies Aren't Scary? Right?

I've been told my son has to have surgery. Just writing that makes me swallow hard. It's no big deal, they say. But his adenoids and tonsils have to go. Without giving you a blow-by-blow of his medical record, let me say this, he sounds like he's snoring when he's awake.


So in a few weeks we are going to the hospital for the big tonsillectomy procedure. I'm nervous. Natural right? The idea of him going under makes me queasy. And what about recovery? Is it really two weeks long? Will he be in a lot of pain? The docs tell me one thing, but I need to hear from moms!

Has your child had a tonsillectomy? What was the surgery and recovery like?

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