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I brought and used: hair brush, hair ties, deodorant, lip balm, and Listerine strips, my iPhone & charger, a face cloth and some face wash stuff, and for the ride home, underwear, shoes, really baggy sweatpants, sweatshirt. SUPERGLAM!

I brought and didn't use: another change of clothes. I wore my hospital no-slip socks and nightie the whole time I was there.

p.s. Good luck!

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I didn’t take anything other than my phone and charger, slippers and some comfy loose fitting clothes for the ride home. I was lucky enough to only stay one night and go home by afternoon the next day

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Use the “search” feature. This has been asked a lot

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1 hour ago, DanaC84 said:

I didn’t take anything other than my phone and charger, slippers and some comfy loose fitting clothes for the ride home. I was lucky enough to only stay one night and go home by afternoon the next day

Same ^^^ and my cpap machine. I just showered when I got home.

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Oh wow i just noticed your countdown.. Congrats and good luck on a smooth surgery & recovery. I remember I was so excited the night before. Hope your day tomorrow is full of positive energy, you got this. 😄

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Toiletries! The first time I ever went to hospital, I assumed they would provide toiletries like a hotel does (don’t know why I thought this lol). Luckily there was a pharmacy on site so I was able to pick up supplies. The only toiletries my hospital supplied was hand wash.

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Toiletries! The first time I ever went to hospital, I assumed they would provide toiletries like a hotel does (don’t know why I thought this lol). Luckily there was a pharmacy on site so I was able to pick up supplies. The only toiletries my hospital supplied was hand wash.
That's a huge help, thank you very much !! (:

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The only things I ended up using were lip balm, hand lotion, toothbrush and toothpaste. I had packed pajamas, but never changed into them and they wouldn't have worked anyway because of the heart monitor they stick on you.

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do not take much. Everything i took stayed in the bag until I left. You will be tired and only want to sleep. I actually used my pajamas and my cell charger. That was it.. they give you socks for your feet so you dont fall.. and any meds you need, they will have for you.

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I took a bunch of stuff and ended up not needing most of it. I wore a very loose dress to the hospital and wore it home (I mean, I was in it for all of an hour the day of surgery). Because of the heart monitor, I couldn't have worn PJs if I had wanted to. I used my iPhone/iPad, chargers, lip balm, and hand lotion. I had my hair up in a pony tail and didn't brush it (to be fair, I have curly hair, so I never brush it). I also took a pillow to put between me and the seatbelt for the ride home, but my hospital gave me a pillow for that, too - not sure if all do.

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mine didn't but I took my stuffed bunny Roux en Y Rabbit so I used her!

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Cant stress enough.. lip gloss or balm . My lips got so cracked and dyed out because of the breathing tube. Also the exceptionally dry air in the hospital.

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Of all the things I brought I used: toothbrush and toothpaste, hair brush, hair tie, chapstick and lotion. I wore the same thing home that I wore to the hospital, I walked around in the socks they gave me and the gown was large enough so I didn't feel like I needed a robe. I didn't even end up using my phone charger because I was sleeping most of the time and didn't feel like being on my phone!

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