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I'm off for surgery...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by PhoenixCadet, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:05 PM
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    PhoenixCadet

    PhoenixCadet [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ...tomorrow. I'll be in the hospital for about 5 days, then pretty much resting at home the following few weeks. I've mentioned it a few times - but I'll be going through what's called the "Nuss Procedure": Simply put, my sternum is a bit concave, and they're going to insert a steel rod in my chest which bends the bone outward (instantaneously, actually).

    I can't run or do anything like sports right now, 'cause it makes me get tired out quickly - but this is supposed to fix everything, and they remove the bar in 2-3 years, and it's like nothing was ever wrong in the first place.

    Fun, fun.
     
  2. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:09 PM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Thor

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    What Mods!
    Good luck man have a speedy recovery!
     
  3. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:09 PM
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    RaginCajun

    RaginCajun -Doomsday Squad-"game over man"

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    Hope everything goes well buddy:)
     
  4. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:11 PM
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    -TRDMAN-

    -TRDMAN- ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Wow good luck buddy!!!!! i guess you will have to lay around and be on taco world 24/7!!!!lol But seriously GOOD LUCK!!!
     
  5. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:13 PM
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    PhoenixCadet

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    Thanks guys!
     
  6. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:15 PM
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    hoosiertaco

    hoosiertaco clowns to the left-jokers to the right

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    All will go well tomorrow phoenix, then come back and let the spirit of the TW healing process begin........:D
     
  7. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:16 PM
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    Cobra69

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    Good Luck Bro............I'll say a small prayer for you.
     
  8. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:24 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    She's gone but not forgotten.
    We'll all be thinking about ya man...hope everything goes perfect.

    And when you're recovering you can run your post count up in the stratosphere!
     
  9. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:25 PM
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    PhoenixCadet

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    I'm wondering if that'll help me or just make it worse. :D
     
  10. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:25 PM
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    tacoskim

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    best of luck man! everything is gonna work out great
     
  11. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:25 PM
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    Packman73

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    Godspeed bro!
     
  12. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:25 PM
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    I was gunna say....

    One day, oh one day I'll be like Will... (tacomaman06).
     
  13. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:31 PM
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    Good Luck man! I hope everything goes go well and you have a speedy recovery..
     
  14. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:40 PM
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    Oh my:eek:.....didn't think about that.......maybe you should be admitted to TWA while your at the hospital. Maybe get a 2 for 1........

    (Tacoma World Anonymous)
     
  15. Nov 17, 2008 at 4:42 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Prayers sent for a speedy recovery, Buddy!
     
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    good luck bud
     
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    Good luck, sweetie! My prayers are with you that all goes well and you have an easy, quick recovery.
     
  18. Nov 17, 2008 at 6:01 PM
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  19. Nov 17, 2008 at 6:07 PM
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  20. Nov 17, 2008 at 6:12 PM
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