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Trying to find people in my area for support since I am pretty much doing this alone.

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Hi! I'm in South Jersey, near Cherry Hill. Waiting for my date, hoping for late Feb. Having it done at Penn. How about you?

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Hi! I'm in South Jersey, near Cherry Hill. Waiting for my date, hoping for late Feb. Having it done at Penn. How about you?

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Hi! I'm in South Jersey, near Cherry Hill. Waiting for my date, hoping for late Feb. Having it done at Penn. How about you?

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Hi! I'm in South Jersey, near Cherry Hill. Waiting for my date, hoping for late Feb. Having it done at Penn. How about you?

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Hi! I'm in South Jersey, near Cherry Hill. Waiting for my date, hoping for late Feb. Having it done at Penn. How about you?

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Hi! I'm in South Jersey, near Cherry Hill. Waiting for my date, hoping for late Feb. Having it done at Penn. How about you?

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Hi - i am south Jersey (between C.Barry Bridge & Del Memorial Bridge) had surgery Dec 11, 2013 (little over a year ago)

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Hi I am in Ocean County, had surgery 1/29.

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Having mine done at Inspira in Vineland. Any words wisdom or advice. I have a week left and I am struggling with pre-op

I live outside of hammonton

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Pre-op was rough on me too, but I just did the best I could to stick to it. I an a week post op now, and I have no regrets. I just can't wait till I can easy something other than yogurt. I know everyone says it, but it matters.... after surgery hydrate and walk is the most important thing. It must be hard to be doing this alone. I have semi young kids and my hubby who are trying to be supportive, but they don't fully get it. Good luck let me know if you have specific questions... keep moving forward we can do this!

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