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Well I back again. Was previously schedules to have surgery back on March 12th, but 5 days b4 surgery they canceled, cause I had a problem w/my kidney. I have been given the go to have it now. So l will be having my surgery on the 2nd. Are there any others due for may ?? I have still been reading posts and the forums an discussions. I have learned a lot from ppl who have had there's done. I don't feel like I'm alone with this, I've learned, the do's and the don'ts. I wanna thank all those who share here. I have guidance.

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My surgery is May 8th! I'm super nervous. I feel like I know what to do and what the plan is, but its nerve wracking. Currently thinking a LOT about how different life will be. Are you feeling nervous at all?

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I am nervous, and anxious as well. But the support groups are good to be in. You learn from someone's elses experiences. Only no 2 ppl are the same, but its good knowing their outcome, as to know what to possibly expect, but it is great to get all the info that is shared in the groups, you get great step by step shares, and meal advice and all that informative stuff Just know your not going through it alone with the support of ppl who already have been where your headed.

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