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IDK about the skin, but I also have surgery on Dec. 15. Are you freaked out? Because I'm so stressed after being delayed since last summer and nearing the start of the pr-op diet.

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In Massachusetts hospitals are being ordered to reduce elective procedures starting on Monday 11/29. It’s because any hospital or hospital system that has limited capacity must begin to reduce non-essential, non-urgent scheduled procedures to ensure adequate hospital capacity for immediate health needs. The reason is due to staff shortage. Some staff have reigned. Some are unpaid suspensions due to ignoring the vaccine mandate, and the uptick of COVID cases and the nurses strike that still continues at one of our hospital. So it was a good thing my surgery was done before this order is being held. I feel so bad for the patients who have had their scheduled dates and preparing for surgery in my state and now get a call that their surgery is canceled.

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