I am wondering if any of you are a member of, or know of any, actively meeting support groups in the Twin Cities area...
I am 5 weeks post surgery (VSG) and would be very interested in meeting with others that have met or are facing the same challenges (not necessarily the same procedures).
The only one I know of that meets regularly is on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis)...Which unfortunately is the only night I can't schedule.
Thanks for your input...
Thanks for the info
Active group here! Our official name is South of the River... Our group has a great mix of people in all stages with all surgeries, and everyone is welcome and encouraged to come join us!
We meet every Saturday at 8:30 am. Locations alternate between Panera bread in Burnsville (by the mall), and the Caribou inside Byerlys off of yankee doodle in Eagan. This upcoming Saturday 2/8/14 we will be at Panera. We sit just as you come in to the right behind the long half wall.
We also have a facebook group! It's secret so nothing will ever show up on your page... Friend me( Jen Davidson Halverson ) and I'll add you to the page.
Hope to talk to you soon!
I just had my surgery at HCMC, and am not excited about driving from Woodbury to downtown MN for a support group. I'd like to start coming to your group on Feb 22 (I'll be out of town this Saturday). My question is; how long do the meetings normally last? I have been walking at the MOA for excersize on Saturday and Sunday mornings before it opens, and would like to keep doing that.
i used to go to this group all the time pre-surgery and for awhile post-surgery. I am finding myself needing the support like before. The MN board here was very active. I would love to come back to coffee again. I will look for you on FB
I attend the ANW Tuesday monthly group but I'd like to find another group. I live in Edina, so South of the River is not that far lol I had my VS last week, 2/24.
I'm interested in attending one of your gatherings.