Thank you all so much for the well wishes. Your outpouring of care and good thoughts has helped to make an unbearable time easier.
My Mom's surgery was postponed. The doctor had a patient scheduled before her that had some unforeseen complications while in the OR, so my Mom's surgery was pushed back. Hopefully, it will be today. It is terrifying enough knowing that there will be surgery on her brain, but it is extra difficult when we get all psyched up and then it doesn't happen. So, the nerve-wracking vigil continues...
ETA: Hallelujah! My Mom just called. They are taking her down to the OR for surgery right now (Saturday, 9:00 am). I am so nervous and antsy that I think I could bend a steel bar with my bare hands! But, I know everything will go smoothly.
I'll post when I have more info.
ETA: We went to the hospital this morning and the nurse told us that my Mom went into surgery at 11:00 am and that she is expected to be in surgery until 3 or 4:00 this afternoon. Then she goes into the ICU. We are heading back to the hospital now (2:30 pm) and I hope to speak to the doctor to make sure it all went well.