Surgery next Wed.

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   Posted 8/18/2010 11:14 AM (GMT -7)   
Spoke to the surgeon yesterday and looks like everything is set up for next Wednesday. He said the whole procedure takes about 30 minutes. I will be off my feet for 2 days. My husband is gonna take off a couple of days to help me. Plan on making some meals ahead of time so he won't have to cook. I am not as nervous as I was, just looking foreward to getting it all over with.
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   Posted 8/18/2010 11:27 AM (GMT -7)   
I hope everything goes well for you. I have to have surgery in early Sept. Time to prepare some ya said.
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   Posted 8/18/2010 11:31 AM (GMT -7)   
Sheila, I'm happy that your hubby can take off a couple days to help. you must be
happy about that! I've been keeping you in my prayers for a succssful surgery and
a wonderful recovery!

Hugs, Robin
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   Posted 8/18/2010 12:05 PM (GMT -7)   
Sheila I know exactly what you mean about getting it over with.Thats how I have been feeling lately. I just want to get things done so that I can say akuna mutata (its in the past) lol. I will be praying for you my friend.
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   Posted 8/18/2010 12:16 PM (GMT -7)   
Sending the best wishes for your surgery and recovery to be a snap. It is excellent that you're less nervous now. Keep building on that feeling of calm conviction that this is the right thing to do and will go well. *hugs*
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   Posted 8/18/2010 12:21 PM (GMT -7)   
Best of luck, Sheila.

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   Posted 8/19/2010 11:04 AM (GMT -7)   
Sending out good healing thoughts for your surgery.  Let us know how it goes.
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