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Unread 04-07-2002, 11:42 AM
Surgery on the 12th

Hi Im new here i was told about this site from a friend who used it and told me how great it is here. My surgery is on the 12th 5 days away and Im very nervous. Im having the surgery because of heavy bleeding,fibroids,enlarged uterus, and anemia. the plan is to only take the uterus Im hoping anyways. Im so glad I found this site and im going to read everything possible here before Friday.
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Unread 04-07-2002, 11:47 AM
You're gonna feel loved !

Welcome sister this is my saving grace to be able to come here and ask questions and vent . We'll all be looking after you and offering words of encouragement !!!
Don't worry too awful much and know that being emotional is part of the wait..... You're in my prayers !!!
Deborah
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Unread 04-07-2002, 11:53 AM
Surgery on the 12th

Hi WJ,
Welcome to the site. Alot of helpful ladies here, and information.
It is normal to be nervous. I was nervous with the Doctor appointment to set the date. Actually I was doing a bit better after the appointment, but, still nervous. Just try to keep busy. Don't wear your self out with house cleaning. You do need some rest before you have surgery. It does make a big difference in the recovery.

My surgery was 3-4-02, Severe Endometriosis, heavy bleeding, anemia, and no life.

I find it so nice, we can ask any question in here. I find it more helpful than some doctors.


Good luck with the surgery.

Angl
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Unread 04-07-2002, 12:18 PM
Me Too

Hi!
My surgery is 4/10 and I am scared to death. I know that alot of women have gone through this before but I never have so I guess that is why I'm nervous. I have read many of the princess stories and I was wondering if anyone could give me a few pointers on what to take to te hospital and what I will need when I get home.

Thanks
Gina

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Unread 04-07-2002, 12:23 PM
I understand

I understand what you are going through. I am scheduled for TAH on 5/14. I have a while to wait. I had d&c last wed. I will be praying for you on 4/12. Am anxious to know how things go and any ideas that you may have to pass on to all of us still in waiting.
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Unread 04-07-2002, 01:05 PM
Surgery on the 12th

Angl~~I have the same things going on as you do. Ive been having heavy bleeding on and off since Jan. I have been severly anemic too. what did your doctor do for yur anemia?
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Unread 04-07-2002, 07:40 PM
Surgery on the 12th

Hi!

I found this thread through the calendar. It feels better knowing others will be going through this at the same time as me!

Gina, your date is the same as mine! (the 10th). I recently found some info that you had been looking for (about what to bring, etc.) in the helpful hints and tips section of this site. It can be found by using the forum jump pull down menu.

Well, I just thought I would share that. I am getting very nervous, but trying to keep busy and not think too much about it.

WJ, I will be thinking of you on the 12th! God bless!
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Unread 04-07-2002, 07:59 PM
Surgery on the 12th

WJE,

Welcome!! I would have never made it through the last month with out hystersisters!! This is the most support I could have asked for! I am scheduled for a hyst on April 16th and cannot wait! You will find this site "the best"...
I will be thinking of you in your upcoming surgery...and don't feel alone...we are (or were) all nervous!!
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Unread 04-07-2002, 08:12 PM
Surgery on the 12th

Don't feel by yourself! I just found this web site tonight! I have my surgery on the 12th too! I am bigtime! I am having ovaries and all removed because of severe endo, an enlarged uterus, heavy bleeding and severe cramping... If you hear of anything useful please let me know! I will keep you in my prayers!
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