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Yeah Furby!!! How are you doing?

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I'm doing great! How about u? I deciding if I should have tuna fish with pickles n ritz crackers. What do u think?

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Yum I love that combo

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I'm so happy you are both here. Any surprises? I seem to be sailing along in the pre-op side :)

life is a journey, not a destination; so, stop running -H.D. THEROUX

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Oh, and how was Good Sam? What's the check-in all about?

life is a journey, not a destination; so, stop running -H.D. THEROUX

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Hello everyone. Surgery 4/24 and doing great. Nice to see others from our neck of the woods. No regrets and no real complications.

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Waiting for first visit w Dr. Emma Patterson in Portland! Just had apt. W pcp, who was totally supportive! Can't wait to find out the protocols and get a date set!!

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I was sleeved by her on June 13th..

She was great!!!

Tonae

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It took me three days ...good luck!

Tonae

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I was sleeved by her on June 13th..

She was great!!!

Tonae

Did you have your surgery at Good Sam? If so, what was your experience?

life is a journey, not a destination; so, stop running -H.D. THEROUX

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It waz awesome!!! The night staff rocks! Pain free day 2

Tonae

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What is the leak test? And when is it done?

Tonae

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The leak test is an upper GI barium swallow test which is swallowing some nasty stuff that shows up on live xray so they can see it go thru ur stomach and make sure it doesn't leak thru the staple line. It's usually done one day after surgery (if u spend the night) or if u are having problems post op and they think u may have developed a problem with ur staples allowing stuff to leak out ur stomach.

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