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redrose77
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   Posted 6/20/2007 12:06 PM (GMT -7)   
Well, I have a breast reduction on Monday. This will delay my pain intervention for 2 weeks or so but I think it is worth it because I have had to wait several months to be worked into the schedule for the reduction but only had to wait a few weeks for the intervention. I will know for sure how it will go Friday afternoon. Just thought I would let you all know.
 
Tomorrow I find out if I have to discontinue any medication for the surgery and also get to ask about antibiotics. I am rather excited. This will be a huge weight off my shoulders and back.
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dbab
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   Posted 6/20/2007 12:34 PM (GMT -7)   
Oh wow redrose... I hope the surgery goes well. I hope it gives you much relief. My grandmother had two over the years and she is so happy she did it. I want to as well but I have been going back and forth on that with my husband, MEN!! lol Please let us know how it goes. You will be in my thoughts.

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redrose77
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   Posted 6/20/2007 1:28 PM (GMT -7)   
Odd, my husband was all for it. He said if it gives me pain relief he could care less that I won't be a size G anymore. I plan to go to a C. I will post when I get home, they plan to keep me overnight minimum.
Dx:fibromyalgia 2002, systematic lupus 2005, psoriasis 2006, rheumetoid arthritis 2006, early sjogrens 2006, low positive anti-phospholipid antibodies/lupus anti-coglutant 2001-2004 and 2007, osteoarthritis 2005, Migraine 1994, Compression fracture 2001, Disk problems 2006, Multiple allergies 2006, Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) 2007, Bipolar type II 2007, possible siezures 2005, probable lupus CNS involvement 2007

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hippimom2
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   Posted 6/20/2007 2:05 PM (GMT -7)   
Redrose, I really hope your surgery goes well and that you recover well. I'm really hoping the reduction helps decrease some of your pain. You'll be in my thoughts through this. Take care.
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PattyLatty
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   Posted 6/20/2007 2:14 PM (GMT -7)   
Redrose, I think you are brave to go through this surgery. I hope the surgery goes well and you're home resting real soon.

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