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Offline Dave Otto

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Re: Bad News
« Reply #45 on: February 19, 2020, 01:10:43 AM »
I'm glad to hear that everything is progressing well!

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« Reply #46 on: February 19, 2020, 10:51:45 AM »
I can't thank you all enough for your messages of encouragement. I was due to leave hospital today, but an overnight problem has set me back hopefully just for a day
Jim I love your story. When I had spinal surgery a few years ago, my surgeon was Mr. Hammer!!
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Re: Bad News
« Reply #47 on: February 20, 2020, 04:26:50 PM »
Still no definite date for leaving hospital as my blood potassium levels remain too low. Just to add insult to injury, a routine blood test has revealed a potentially infectious bug which I could have been carrying unknown for years. To prevent possible cross infection of other patients, therefore, I am now in temporary isolation in a room separate from everybody else.
My surgeon was planning to let me go home tomorrow but I will just have to wait and see.
Ray

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« Reply #48 on: February 20, 2020, 05:08:21 PM »
Well that is disappointing, but you're in the best place for dealing with it. Hoping for a speedy recovery for you - and consider the bright side - isolation means you don't have to listen to the other patients snoring!

All the best to you Ray.
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« Reply #49 on: February 21, 2020, 03:29:06 PM »
Home at last! All I need to do now is be sensible and gradually get back to full strength (before attempting to lift any lumps of cast iron). The Sphinx will just have to stay sitting on a table next to my desk where I can sit and admire it.
Ray

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Re: Bad News
« Reply #50 on: February 21, 2020, 03:34:44 PM »
home is always better, away from all those sick people.. relax and enjoy the "rest" time..
what the @#&% over

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Re: Bad News
« Reply #51 on: February 21, 2020, 03:58:56 PM »
Home at last! All I need to do now is be sensible and gradually get back to full strength (before attempting to lift any lumps of cast iron). The Sphinx will just have to stay sitting on a table next to my desk where I can sit and admire it.

Glad to hear you escaped the clutches of the hospital Ray. It's amazing all the stuff they can find to be concerned about!  :shrug:

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« Reply #52 on: February 21, 2020, 04:12:48 PM »
Pleased to hear that Ray  :)

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Re: Bad News
« Reply #53 on: February 21, 2020, 04:16:06 PM »
Home is best place to be, at least no one is waking you up every 3-4 hours asking how your pain level is.

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Re: Bad News
« Reply #54 on: February 21, 2020, 04:46:47 PM »
Glad that you're home Ray. It helps speed the recovery. Don't rush it, just take it easy.
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Re: Bad News
« Reply #55 on: February 21, 2020, 07:20:39 PM »
Glad you're home. And like everyone says, take it easy.
Take it easy for longer than you think you need to.  ;D
When I had knee and later shoulder surgery, I thought I was good to go but I wasn't.
It's very easy to over do it.
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Re: Bad News
« Reply #56 on: February 23, 2020, 12:34:36 AM »
Hi Ray

Happy to hear that you made it home.

Rest easy,
Dave