Congratulations and wishing you the best on your recital. My daughter graduated with a music performance degree and I know what she went through to complete her recital as a flautist. It's no easy task and I salute you.
Thank you all for the kind words! In reference to kidney stones and dying and all that... yeah, I thought the subject might be interesting, but trying to be more explanatory made for a stupid long subject. I kept it simple