Congratulations on your little one! I'm so excited for you - how "neat" to have a day after Thanksgiving baby.
My suggestion would be to have someone in the room with you to hold your hand. I know that for me, having my DH there and chatting with me was wonderful. Also, although I've never scheduled I hear that a scheduled C section is much more laid back - the doctors are chatting with you -- everything just seems to be a bit calmer all around.
I hope you get some good tips! Welcome and let us know how it goes!
I had a C-section two weeks ago (unplanned, after a long labor, but not an emergency -