For a long time, it seemed as though the surgeries were going to happen. In fact, the surgery discussions had solidified to a point that the doctors had a whole plan mapped out of how they were going to operate on Rachel.
It was a two year plan, and it would involve her having to go through four separate surgeries. Although their strategy seemed complex, the doctors were pretty confident that it would work, and it was just down to Rachel to make a choice.
Staying fit is certainly a commitment. Besides doing the physical training, there are some other factors to consider, like nutrition