"You've lost your meat and bones to the premise of your story," she said. "I hope you have your original chapters."
"Oh," I said. For the most part, I'm speechless.
"It's okay though. All writers do this when they go back to make changes. It's all the information you get during critiques and beta-reads. Just make sure you have your original chapters. Anything is fixable."
Thank God, I do. ***rolling my eyes***
Editing equals patience my friends. Also, never throw your original MS away EVER no matter how much you've slathered poo on it.