This is in no way an April Fool's post.
Mom's surgery went well, though there were complications. They found a tumor which required an immediate biopsy, but thankfully it was benign. Even so, the doctors took this as an indication that the operation was indeed necessary.
The other complication was that during the procedure, they managed to nick the bladder enough to require sutures. This means Mom is on a catheter for the next week. So, yay for that.
In honor of her successful operation, and because I missed yesterday's Wednesday Night Wackiness, I present you with Still Alive: