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Subject: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 02:47 PM

Got a PM on Facebook. It was about past Mudcat Recovery Ward threads and The Tavern threads and others.

It lamented the passing of the "old" Mudcat and Mudchat.

I know my long time Mudcat friend probably won't start a recovery ward thread even facing "minor" cancer surgery or a tavern thread or those creative writing threads and so on.

I tried to console by saying that trolls drove people away to other media and that they should "go for it" and see what happens.

So... this thread is for my good friend. I hope that surgery slays the dragon and that you heal well and quickly.

I just wish the lament about Mudcat regulars leaving wasn't the case. Maybe it's time for a Mudcat Recovery? I myself am doubtful as the same old trolls still lurk and be jerks and it appears the old school Mudcatters just can't be arsed anymore... even ME! >;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 03:10 PM

May recovery be full it has been quiet of late the rainbow thread is good but I have wondered if it has in some ways contributed to the decline in that all the good thoughts are compacted into one thread rather than supply relief throughout the board.

Any way we do what we think is right at the time so someone go check what that dodgy nurse is putting in the drips it smelt suspiciously like like Highland Park.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,#
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 03:16 PM

Best of luck to you all.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: fat B****rd
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 03:23 PM

All the very best to you and your friend Gnu. Whilst I respect anyone's right to raise an issue here, it 's good to see lots of non-combative members joining in on the friendly, inquiry and/or musical threads.
I value the links I have with a small but treasured handful of members and am always willing to know more.
Charlie.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: maeve
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 03:36 PM

Still here, gnu, and sending warm thoughts to your friend. There is always room for another friendly, kind thread.

Maeve


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,pete from seven stars link
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 05:35 PM

we should at least be thankful that the trolls have not ventured, by and large, into the friends and well wishers type threads. likewise wishing, gnu, your friend, a slaying of the dragon and a good recovery.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 07:25 PM

Thanks, all. I dunno if my friend will even see this. I dunno if my friend will join in, given the circumstances. Maybe I should have let my friend start a thread as I encouraged. Perhaps I jumped the gun? I have been known to be rash and rather outspoken to the point of my detriment at times.

So. There it is for what it is... or... what it was. Whatever.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: jacqui.c
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 07:29 PM

All the best to your friend Gnu - I'll be sending good thoughts into the ether.

Has anyone checked if the squid is in the Jello pit? I could fancy some Calamari about now.......


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 07:58 PM

more good wishes heading your way

& I might be joining your friend next week if my surgery date is not changed again - "just" a simple thyroid operation, nothing malignant, but it needs removing 'cos the long-term nodes are overactive, & an operation & overnight stay in hospital is waaaaay beyond my comfort zone

sandra


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST, ^*^
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 07:59 PM

I see a tinder dry christmas tree up in the rafters - and a pile of dry needles on the floor beneath it. Careful! . . . oops, spoke too late. Those needles are slippery, gnu. Good thing you didn't have a beer in your hand to spill. Go on, get settled in your favorite booth and I'll buy you a beer.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,HiLo
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 08:21 PM

All the kindest and dearest to your friend gnu. I wish well also and hope to see your humourous here more often .


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Janie
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 09:33 PM

Best wishes to your friend, gnu. and Voila! Here I am to help!

Oh dear. I didn't mean to spill the bedpan on the bed. Sorry. Was only trying to help.

Squid, come sharply now, in dire need of a few extra arms!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: frogprince
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 09:51 PM

gnu, best thoughts for that friend from here, too; I have a very itchy feeling I may know who we're speaking of, but the thoughts are there whether or not I'm right.

            Dean (and Judy).


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 11:13 PM

Wow! I got quite a warmup before I even started! Traditionally, the Mudcat Recovery Ward has been a place to air out one's real ailments and then have them attempted to be cured by a mythical medical staff of our own invention, a staff that has grown over the years as needed.

Anyway, I had a spot on the back of my hand that was diagnosed as a Squamouse cell Carcinoma from the biopsy that should be easily removed, and there were some precancerous spots that should be taken care of with a cream. Nothing much to worry about, unlike past cancer and burns that had me join the Mudcat gang in here. How well do any of us really know the back of our hand, even some guys who claim to know it intimately?

'"Squaw Moose Cell"?, says my Canadian friend Gnu, who is in here to consult with his gnurologist.

"Yep.", I reply. "I'm going over to Dermitology to Dr. Lance Boyle's office to consult with and flirt with his lovely tatooed nurse, Tanya Hyde, and then I'll check out who else is still around.........


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Rapparee
Date: 21 Jul 15 - 11:25 PM

Had a basal cell carcinoma removed on July 7. I shall have a neat-o scar to lie about, I think. Right there on my right jaw, just in front of the ear.

I don't think I'll show y'all the scars from my double hernia surgery back in March. Them's kinda private in private places.

Yum! Calamari in lime jello!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Janie
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 12:06 AM

One problem for an aging female with living in a region full of young people who keep many beautifully complected dermatologists in business with lucrative practices financed by the desire to keep acne and wrinkles at bay is a lack of trust and discomfort when presenting to said dermotologists with concerns about skin lesions in the presence of clear evidence we do not otherwise pay much attention to appearance, scaly dry skin on legs, etc.

Probably all or most good doctors, but too young and their practices so based on cosmetic issues that I don't feel comfortable, and even feel intimidated and discounted because I don't pay attention to things like fish scale dry skin on my legs. I don't even notice such cosmetic factors until I am in the office of the very fashionable dermatologist who also is part owner of some spa in the area dedicated to beauty. And there are not many dermatologists in my medically rich region who are not who are in private practice. BAd insurance so I avoid the university based practices thats charge facility fees.

Whine, whine, whine. If my Dad had not died from melanoma that his own dermatologist missed in spite of years of visits every three months due to basal and squamous cell skin cancers, I would not be so concerned.

One case. One missed diagnosis. Can happen to anyone.

Rattle the bedpans. Bring on the puns and good health to all!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Kampervan
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 02:38 AM

Best wishes and healing thoughts for your friend Gnu.

I hope that the op is a success and that they make a quick and full recovery.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Guest from Sanity
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 05:57 AM

There is tremendous healing in music...
...so when you play, do it thoughtfully, with precision, and emote your innermost soul.

It works...

Try it.

GfS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Who stole my cookie? The lightning is suspec
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 11:54 AM

I see Sev saw the thread and made another grand entry. A true master of the pun!

I figured you wouldn't mind me starting this thread. Your post made me fell better... thanks, Bud.

gnu


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 01:36 PM

Herrrre cookie, cookie, cookie. There you ARE! Gooood boy! Stop running away. Lightning never strikes twice in the same p


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 02:29 PM

Severn and Sandra hope you both return to full health swiftly. The squid is most upset at people equating him with food watch out for low flying jello


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 02:39 PM

Janie, besides the aforementioned doctors in Dermatology, there is a pool and complete rehab facilities. Unfortunately, they are now run by Hurty Gertie, who took over from InterVenus Di Milo the lovely armless therapy nurse who departed for Our Lady Of The Evening, Our Lady Of The Inconceivable Conception or one of those other Catholic joints the last time we chronicled the Ward (It's been a long time, so I'll have to go back and refresh myself on the damage we all did to this place last time). I'm sure this place is still in a chronicle condition. But anyway, there IS a spa in our own camp.

Jacqui, I'm not even sure they'll let the squid back in here after he developed that mad crush on Nurse Ratched some time ago, but no calomari from him. He's needed whenever we we do one of these things. We might be able to sneak him in again through the secret passageway from the Tavern, like we did last time. Maybe we can hide him in the rehab pool, but we will have to have Chlorina (Chlorina, where you been so long.....) keep it full of just plain water, as they tend to hoard their green jello in this place for use in experimenting on the patients. A jello sea would cause much jelousy, and therehab patients would notice the change in the pool's contents.

Good luck to you, Sandra.

Meanwhile, Steve Lawrence & Edie Gormye are on the Muzak singing,

"Blame it on the Carcinoma,
Blame it on the hematoma
Or your fake medical diploma....."

.....or something like that. I here they hired one of Edie's relatives as chief chef, to try and make the kitchen sound high class.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 04:27 PM

Whoops! That last post was me at Someone else's computer.

Even they have hired a Gormye cook to run the kitchen, alas, Nonnetta Bull is still the nutritionist, so life here's still another episode of "How Green Was My Jello?"

I asked Gnu if anything else were bothering him.
"Gnuritis and Gnuralgia.", he said. "The usual"
"So who's your doctors, Gnu".......

The lovely Tanya Hyde in Dermatology gave me some band aids and Vasaline and instructions to keep the biopsy clean and gave some sly hints about the nature of her tattoos that remained unseen and dismissed me for the day.....

Everybody scrambles to get out of the was as huge Bedpan Dora, an ex female heavyweight boxer, recklessly drives a gurny down the hallway. NOBODY messes with Bedpan Dora......


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 05:07 PM

My doc?. Dr. Vinnie Boombah, of course... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FPv2toi5og


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Amos
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 08:07 PM

Really? I used to date his Sister. Everyone just called her Sis, because he did. She was made made famous by Johnnie Carson.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Rapparee
Date: 22 Jul 15 - 10:12 PM

Sis Boombah?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 23 Jul 15 - 09:27 PM

What did he cure you of?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST, ^*^
Date: 23 Jul 15 - 10:37 PM

^*^ comes in through the back door of the Mudcat Tavern, carrying a bucket filled with fresh garden ripe tomatoes and a grocery bag with loaves of crusty bread, a jar of real mayonnaise, and several pounds of thick-sliced bacon.

"Anybody hungry? Do BLTs go with whatever it is you're drinking?"

The squid slithers bashfully around the back door and slips noiselessly into the tepid tub of liquid jello.

"Damn, it hasn't set up yet. . . Cook up the damned bacon and feed these fools sandwiches so they stop waving knives and asking for calamari!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 24 Jul 15 - 01:47 PM

Doc Vinnie didn't cure me of my wicked ways, Sev. All he does is write prescriptions that I don't get filled after I read about all the slide effects. I asked him about medical pot and he said it would be just what the doctor ordered but he wouldn't fill out the Health Canada authorization form because he said the new system is all fucked up. He referred me to another doc, Joey Banana, but his office is in a Caddy parked behind the Slop House Tavern on the other side of the tracks and he told me just to say to his receptionists "The Scalpel sent me." so I think I'll pass and just cook up some bacon instead.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 24 Jul 15 - 04:48 PM

It sounds like a couple of slick operators, that is, until they are faced with doing an actual operation. Educated at the McHeath Academy Of Surgery, you say? It would explain the velvet gloves.....

As I walk down the hallway, I see some familiar names on the doors from the past:

Betty Beye, anesthesiologist

Otto Pilate, Director Of Security

Abraham Bortz, OBGYN

Major Malcolm Function (USMC Ret.), Head Administrator

.....and I saw Nurse Cathy Terr and a few others left over from former visits, but luckily, I have yet to see any former adversaries such as Nurse Ratched, Nurse Wretched, Hurry Gertie and that kinky bastard down in Radiology, X-Ray Ted. I hope my luck holds, but I doubt it will......


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 24 Jul 15 - 05:10 PM

Can you die from a bacon overdose? Oh, never mind. I'll report in the morning... or not.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 24 Jul 15 - 10:07 PM

Those are very good tomatoes to accompany that bacon.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Rapparee
Date: 25 Jul 15 - 09:25 PM

Heritage ones, I think. From when tomatoes were tomatoes.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 25 Jul 15 - 11:22 PM

Super Fantastic!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST
Date: 28 Jul 15 - 08:40 PM

It's great thall are in good health.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST
Date: 28 Jul 15 - 08:43 PM

I did get a steriod shot in my back. the other day to ease the effect of some vertebra pinching a nerve that goes to my leg. Shot in the back is the coward;s way out, I know.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 29 Jul 15 - 04:02 PM

Whoops! Me on a library computer again for the last two posts.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 29 Jul 15 - 05:06 PM

"... pinching a nerve that goes to my leg." Ah yes. The Satanic nerve. Hurts like Hell. Hurts like the devil. Been there. Still tryin ta do it. Physio... it ya want exercise pics from my physio, ring me on FB.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: ragdall
Date: 30 Jul 15 - 01:43 AM

Severn, Sandra and Rap,
Best healing wishes to all of you. Good of you to keep the doctors in business, the rest of us may need them someday, too.

Bless you, gnu, for starting the topic.
rags


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 30 Jul 15 - 03:29 AM

here I am, back home & looking for a comfy bed in a quiet ward, throat slit from here to there, nicely bandaged & healing.

My local hospital is world class, & all treatment was excellent & cost me nothing, the food was great, the staff were marvelous, the only problems came from my room mate, an older lady with many health problems, including delusions which led to continual vocalisations in English & her childhood language & kept her awake all day & night. Did I say the staff were wonderful?

which is why I want peace & quiet.

Am I in the right place?

sandra


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 30 Jul 15 - 06:34 AM

Glad it went well Sandra don't know about peace though I heard a nurse mention hiring a 40 bodhran band to lift the spirits.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: fat B****rd
Date: 30 Jul 15 - 10:58 AM

all the best to you,Sandra.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST
Date: 30 Jul 15 - 03:37 PM

You know that we are keeping the physicians in business when you hear the Doc's-ology played after every transaction at the cashier's window.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 30 Jul 15 - 07:26 PM

do the 40 bodhrans come with 40 silencers?

hello, Severn?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Janie
Date: 30 Jul 15 - 10:11 PM

Are you sure about that Megan? I heard it was a 40 bedpan band.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Rapparee
Date: 30 Jul 15 - 10:22 PM

There's something poetic about a forty bedpan band. Like a bodhran, the bedpans could be tuned by putting the contents in them in various -- never mind.

Maybe at Getaway this could be tried.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: ragdall
Date: 30 Jul 15 - 10:46 PM

Welcome back, Sandra.

We'll try to keep the celebration low key to enable you to get your rest. Stay well.

rags


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 31 Jul 15 - 04:52 AM

You know Janie you might be right the hearings not what it was. Reminds me of the nurses when dauvit was in hospital who made everyone sickbowl hats to celebrate the Scotland England football match.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 08 Aug 15 - 02:30 AM

Hey Gnu you recovered from the back overdose yet?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 08 Aug 15 - 07:55 AM

One never recovers, M. One manages. Thanks for asking.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Liz the Squeak at home
Date: 08 Aug 15 - 01:37 PM

Hello!! Lovely to see the Old Guard still at work... this member of the Old Guard has been playing in another place, still keeping up with what goes on with the brightest and best, but I miss my old friends here.

Having had a fairly crappy time back there, I got out of the habit of posting here, but hopefully, now I have a working monitor and a decent wireless adapter, I may post a little more.

Keep up the good work - is Bert's card still good in the Tavern?!

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 08 Aug 15 - 05:54 PM

You betcha!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 08 Aug 15 - 06:11 PM

Now that is wild! I almost posted a 'where is Liz' thread yesterday but the phone rang and I just never got a round tuit. Maybe I am a clear voyant and I send out signals? Okay... here goes... fresh green beans, cabbage, spuds, carrots and a smoked shoulder ham. What did I have for dinner? Here's a hint for you who are not clear on voyantcy... I boiled it.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 09 Aug 15 - 04:04 AM

I must admit to having been put off by some of the more vitriolic regulars here, who have given the 'vibe' that they are not compassionate towards those with mental health issues, but one or two of the now dear departed were instrumental in keeping me relatively sane. Recovery is an ongoing process... so I shall keep on going.

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 09 Aug 15 - 04:20 AM

Can I check myself in to recover from Sidmouth, please? But I have to be better in time for Innerleithen and Whitby!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 09 Aug 15 - 04:24 AM

AW Liz big hug I've missed my mc pals but it felt so contentious in here recently I was feeling less and less like visiting. Let's party but quietly we don't want to wake that tartar of a nurse she is far to fond of cold bed baths for my liking.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 09 Aug 15 - 12:45 PM

Has the squid put in an appearance yet?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Donuel
Date: 09 Aug 15 - 01:05 PM

gnu,
you manage remarkably well my friend.
I empathize.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 09 Aug 15 - 02:08 PM

Acme just don't try dipping your toe in the jello pool he's still a bit sore that someone mentioned calamari


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 09 Aug 15 - 03:26 PM

Ah - that explains why the cats aren't perched near the edge watching the hot tub activity. He's probably swatting them off. The route through the closet from the recovery ward to the tavern has been propped open for so long I forget they're different places. I see the cats hanging out on a couple of beds.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 09 Aug 15 - 04:49 PM

Cool pool cats be chillin.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: SINSULL
Date: 09 Aug 15 - 08:45 PM

Hi Gnu. I recently rejoined the living after six months of constant pain. An MRI shows pretty severe arthritis in my neck and a fractured vertebrae with a missing corner piece. Two vertebrae are sliding baCK aND FORTH OVER EACH OTHER. THE KNEES ARE BAD AS WELL. Damn capslock - some things never change. I shoveled snow and broke up ice during the first blizzard in January setting in motion what Jacqui calls a perfect storm.
It has had its lighter moments - stuck in the ladies and unable to get up. Dragged out of my seat at the movie theater by a maintenance man.
The worst is over. The pain has subsided. I am left with carpal tunnel in both hands and the need to be careful. I don't usually need pain killers or even aspirin. But I do get handicapped parking.
So how does one break ones back and not know it? Happened sometime in my 20s judging by the healing.
The lowest point? When multiple doctors starting talking Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia (SP?), both catch-alls for we don't know what is wrong with you and maybe it is all in your head.
I am lucky to have health insurance and good friends as well as a caring family. My company has bent over backwards to accommodate my "issues".
Not surprising, Jacqui and Kendall have been there with words of support, daily check ins, doctors' appointments, and humor - sorely lacking these last few months.
so I don't need a bed but cannot haul bedpans. Can I play check in nurse?
SINS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 10 Aug 15 - 04:38 AM

sorry to hear of your pain Sins you can play nurse as long as you don't pick up bad habits from the others like big needles and cold wet sponges.

I installed a keg of Skull Splitter behind the bar for those brave enough.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 10 Aug 15 - 10:02 AM

That Arthur Itis gets around, doesn't he?!

I'm rapidly becoming Liz the Crunch, rather than Squeak... but having decided to give up my pills for a while, I actually feel a lot better! Painkillers when really needed, but the non-steroidal anti-inflammatories are getting the boot for a while.

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 10 Aug 15 - 01:15 PM

Oh dear, SINS! I've often thought of you and wondered what was up. I think you're still on my "Nice e-mail" mailing list so I hope some of the forwarded and found stuff help a little bit. I wish you well.

My old man broke his neck carrying a Bren Gun and ammo down dimly lit cellar stairs during WW2. A step was broken and he didn't see it... heard and felt a huge crack!!! in his neck. He was in pain but when you are advancing up a street by blowing holes in basement walls, you don't stop. In the early 60s, he went to CFB Camp Borden to see a doc. Doc asked him how he got there. "Drove." Doc went outside and looked at his car. "Why"? "You've got a broken neck." I've heard of this several other times.

Sad to hear about your woes but glad to hear from you, SINS.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: ClaireBear
Date: 10 Aug 15 - 05:45 PM

I could kick myself for not stopping in here back in the middle of May, when I first broke (and I DO mean broke) the 3 ribs that have kept me from doing much but groaning—and occasionally gasping, when the sharper pains hit—this summer. This is probably the only place I could have sat comfortably for much of the last 3 months.
Actually come to think of it, I couldn't kick myself; it would hurt way too much.
I'm largely better now, apart from mild discomfort, occasional fierce twinges, and a complete inability to lie on my left side (which is, of course, the side I've always slept on). So just dropped by to say hello and add my sympathies to the mix. It's lovely to see all of y'all.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 11 Aug 15 - 12:41 AM

Welcome home Claire there are a couple of spare beds or if you follow the smell of bacon I am firing up the grill in the tavern bacon sausage and mushroom butties wit tomato or HP sauce.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Charmion
Date: 11 Aug 15 - 09:58 AM

I am here today to report COMPLETE RECOVERY from cataract surgery (!!!) and the continuing adjustment to long-sightedness after a lifetime of severe myopia. It's kinda weird.

The eye docs (surgeon and optometrist) are thoroughly pleased that their works and tricks have succeeded, and I am learning not to mislay my reading spectacles, which are also cooking spectacles. I don't dare pick up a knife without them, and I can't find them if I don't have them.

That last part is the only aspect of managing my visual shortcomings that hasn't changed.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: SINSULL
Date: 11 Aug 15 - 01:11 PM

It's finally happened - we have become those blue haired old ladies of my childhood who sat in front of a cup of tea forever while comparing notes on meds, surgeries, aches, pains and boils.
SIGH!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 11 Aug 15 - 02:40 PM

MRI scan coming up on Thursday - "take a CD of your choice" - could you hear it through all that racket? Wish me luck friends!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 11 Aug 15 - 04:33 PM

Tattie, I tried to listen to a CD over all that noise and it didn't work that well. Maybe if you have one that plays "MRIs Are Made Of This" that you can sing along to loudly.

And be fully warned that our kinky Radiologist X-Ray Ted, who also loves to put people through the "Tunnel Of Love" is back to being an item with Nurse Ratched, so expect the noise level to be doubled while they laugh behind the glass.

Charmion, I just had Cadirac surgery done on my Japanese luxury car....

As for the Squid, we've not been able to sneak any of the hoarded sacred Green Jello out from under the watchful and vigilant gaze of Nonetta Bull, our Nutritionist and Overlard of the Dining Hall, the one who put Kitsch in Kitchen and the Gore in Gormet, so the rehab pool has not been properly converted for him yet. If the Squid still has a ten-armed crush on Nurse Ratched, he'll have to win her back from X-Ray Ted......

Wow! I just saw Hurty Gertie over in Rehab actually tie a patient into something that looks like a monkey paw knot during a massage (or shall I say misogyny) session. I have fore-bowed-ings about all this ado about knotting. I'm due to have my back worked on tomorrow.....

So, SINSULL....What shade of blue did you settle on for your hair?....


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 12 Aug 15 - 07:44 AM

Oi!! My hair is not blue!!! It's no longer blonde much either, but it's still


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 12 Aug 15 - 07:47 AM

Still not BLUE!!

Dammit... cleaned the keyboard this morning, can't do a thing with it!

Just don't get me started on teeth.

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: SINSULL
Date: 12 Aug 15 - 02:09 PM

Aquamarine...

I had ear plugs for my MRI and had no problem with the noise but I can sleep anywhere again so...


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 13 Aug 15 - 06:52 AM

Hi

I have just had a suspected melanoma removed from my leg. It was right on the shin bone so it was unable to be stitched. So I have a large open wound at the moment.

Subsequent test have proved that is is a melanova " in Situ".

I am going to have another procedure on Monday to " deepen and widen" the area and to take a skin graft to cover the wound as it cannot be stitched.

Ah well, no gardening for a while.

Regards and best wishes to all Mudcat revering "patients".

See you all soon.

MikeL2


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 13 Aug 15 - 08:03 AM

hope you make a full recovery mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 13 Aug 15 - 11:44 AM

Hi Megan

Many thanks for the kind comment.

Kind Regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: SINSULL
Date: 13 Aug 15 - 01:30 PM

Yikes! Mike.
How do you ward off infection?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 13 Aug 15 - 02:40 PM

HI Sinsull

Good question. Infection is a potential problem. In fact I had an infection in the wound when they took off the 1st Dressing.

I was given a course of anti-biotics which has cleared up the problem,

I go to my Medical Centre and they clean and re-dress the wound regularly.

This will be repeated after Monday's operation - of course with having a skin graft there will be two "wounds" to look after.

Kind Regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 13 Aug 15 - 06:35 PM

best wishes from a patient with a well-healing scar, to one in the middle of medical matters

& hello & best wishes to Liz!!

sandra


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 14 Aug 15 - 04:50 AM

HI Sandra

Thanks for kind comment. Glad to hear your wound is healing well. I hope to be at that stage soon...

Regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 14 Aug 15 - 08:21 AM

Goodness me, Mike! Best of luck and heal well and soon.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 14 Aug 15 - 09:53 AM

Hi Gnu

Many thanks for you kind comments.

Will keep in contact and let you know how things are going.

Meanwhile just on my way to Birmingham ( UK) to watch Manchester United play Aston Villa.

My son is taking me and will have to walk very little and have good seats.

Of course if Man u don't win .......I will feel worse...lol

Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 04:48 AM

Hi

I am home now after having my original wound on shin enlarged by surgery.

Also they performed a skin graft, taking skin from my thigh to cover the wound.

I had the procedures done by a local anaesthetic but it was quite painful. Much worse the the original operation.

I now have my left leg bound from toe to thigh and have been advised to sit with leg up until I return for a clinic on Friday.

My wife Jan is looking after all my needs so I am quite comfortable if not a little bored already !!

Best wishes to all other Mudcat " patients".



Cheers

MikeL2


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: maeve
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 06:10 AM

Thanks for the update, MikeL2. I'll be thinking of you this week.
Maeve


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 11:34 AM

Hi Maeve

Many thanks for kind comment. It really does help.

Kind Regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 02:00 PM

maeve is like that... helpful. A kind soul. Really good at searching things too! >;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Sapper sans cookie
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 04:30 PM

I am guilty of forgetting about Mudcat and the wonderful people on here for too long and too often.
Despite being older and having joints that creak and ache more often, I still seem to be in robust health, but my prayers go to those such as Severn, LtS and the rest who need support.

Hopefully, might see one or two at Whitby.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 18 Aug 15 - 08:52 PM

Good luck MikeL2 from me too.

MRI went off OK, but still to get the result. Runrig helped me through....


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 04:52 AM

Hi Tattie

Thanks for kind comments.

I have my fingers crossed for you while you await the result of your scan.

All the best

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 12:03 PM

Gee... I got on the phone and forgot to send best wishes for a speedy recovery, MikeL2.

YO Sapper!!! Still riding the rails?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 04:24 PM

·


.

Yesterday I had a small spot of skin cancer, a squamouse cell carcinoma, successfully removed from the back of my left hand. Who among us TRULY knows the back of their hand? I'm fine, with a bandage I have to change daily until they remove the stitches The third time surviving was a lot easier than the first two......


I'll treat myself to crab cakes tonight. That's MY kind of Cancer


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Severn (Hooda Guest
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 04:27 PM

That last post was me. Good wishes for your recovery, Mike!.......


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 04:41 PM

A mist soaked figure staggers in from the foggy nigh. stares in confusion at the occupied beds for a moment before wandering down the line giving everyone a brisk encouraging pat on the head and mumbling get well soon. (Arhg I must be channelling my dad tonight.)

Nurse spots the trail of puddles and shoos her toward the tavern entrance narrowly missing the mini jello pool of squidlets. I thought the squid had been putting on weight.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Severn
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 05:25 PM

The sqidlets spread out in different directions to explore their new surroundings......


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 19 Aug 15 - 06:02 PM

Ahhhhhhh... thump! Oh crap. I slid on the squids, skidded and lost me balance and squished some squids. Heat up the frying pan whilst I gather meself together and scrape up the squished squids. A good fryup is good for what ails ya eh?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 02:05 AM

Gnu don't try and eat that squidlet it will taste rubbery! Sadie Bleach the cleaner knocked Gertie's rubber bands on the floor she was washing. She was singing "dashing away with bucket and mop" so loudly she never heard them fall.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 03:21 AM

A calamity of calamares!

And thanks Mike.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 05:24 AM

Hi Guest Severn

Many thanks for comments. Still sitting with left leg raised most of the time. Still quite a lot of pain ( despite pain-killers etc). Especially from the " donor site " - where they scraped the skin for the graft.

I have had a few squamous cells removed from various places by excision or cryosurgery.
but this beggar is much different !!

Hope your heals well. They usually do in no time.

Regards

MikeL2


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 06:57 AM

Hi Gnu

Many thanks for kind comment.

Hey with regards to them squids....did you wash your boots from them canisters stuck on the walls. ?? They're there to kill off them squiddy things.

Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 04:55 PM

Well, the Giant Squid in the tavern always was most definitely male, having had mad crushes on other Cephalopods, Liz The Squeak and Nurse Ratched, among others, but during the time the tavern has shut down, it seems he must've brought in a live-in lady friend. The young offspring, and there's plenty of them, seem to have found the secret tunnel into the Recovery Ward and are eager to explore and fan out to see what they can find

Gnu, you need some non-squid treads on those shoes......

Dustin Broome, one of the janitorial staff, chases two of them down the hallway, but after the squidlets turn the corner, they spy Rabbi Schotz and Pastor Pryme coming out of the chapel and dash inside unseen before the door closes...........


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 20 Aug 15 - 05:45 PM

Pastor Pryme had been telling Rabbi Schotz about how the parents of an infant who had experienced a miraculous recovery had asked her to do the child's baptism here in the hospital chapel and she'd just prepared the baptismal fount. This, of course, had proven the perfect hiding place for the two tiny squidlets ..........

Severn profusely thanks Tanya Hyde and Carla Bunkle from Dermatology for their successful removal of his skin carcinoma ......

Bedpan Dora persues another squidlets into the ladies'room where she corners it in one of the toilet stalls. Forcing it to take refuge inside the toilet, she gleefully flushes it down. The dazed squidlet wakes up in the sewer system, where it is raised by alligators and eventually grows up to become an urban legend ........


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 21 Aug 15 - 01:06 PM

The squidlets did not bring enough green Jello from the tavern to properly jell in the therapy wading pool, so Cecil and Petunia Squidlet are assigned to go foraging in the kitchen for more..........

Elmore Squidlet tells his companion Artemis that the water in the baptismal fount is the tastiest that he's ever swum in.......


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 22 Aug 15 - 04:25 AM

Hi

Just returned from clinic.

Everything seems OK. The Surgeon is happy with the skin graft and removed the stitches.

I have to return in a fortnight, meanwhile I still need to keep off my feet as much as possible and have the dressings changed twice a week at my Medical Centre.

So things are progressing but I have to admit I do have have problems in trying not to move about too much.
It must be because of those blasted squidlets that makes it dangerous for me to walk about...lol

Cheers

MikeL2


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 22 Aug 15 - 07:49 AM

Sev and MikeL2... glad to hear the good news.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 22 Aug 15 - 09:56 AM

Hi gnu

Many thanks. No squidding though for a few weeks I fear.

"Sister Strong arm is keeping close watch..lol

Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 22 Aug 15 - 10:25 AM

Well done lads. Don't worry about the squidlets we gave Liz the squeek a big basin of green jello to lure them back to poppa in the tavern.

There's some old geezer with an Arran jumper and a finger in his ear mumbling into his beer about not letting youngsters in the bar back in the day. Mind you Elmore is looking a bit green himself since Cecil asked if anyone had seen his pet piranha he had slipped into the font when he went on the great jello hunt. That squidlet has an evil sense of fun.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Severn
Date: 22 Aug 15 - 10:34 PM

Cecil & Petunia venture into the kitchen only to find out that the green jello is kept in a marked locked safe and that Dishpan Hans, the German kitchen slave, is working late overtime, as is Obese dietician Nonetta Bull. Spotting the two squidlets, they yell out "Calomari! on the hoof and give chase.......


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Rapparee
Date: 22 Aug 15 - 10:55 PM

Will wonders never cease? Monday I go to the doctor to see if my right rotator cuff is torn. That's in the morning. In the afternoon I get to see an ENT. I don't think there's a problem for the latter.

This will be seven (7) surgeries of various types and majorities in the last 18 months. And while I have it on quantity, my wife has it on quality.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 23 Aug 15 - 04:38 AM

Hi Rapparee

I know exactly how you feel. My wife and I both have had to use medical services so much lately that I think we are there more than the staff are...lol

I have been attending hospital for a few months now with different things and my wife too is attending various clinics too.

We say that the medical centre and hospital are now our social scene...lol.

Next week for the next month I have two Hospital appointments and I have to attend every other day for at least the next month at my medical centre for examinations and dressings.

" Life get's Tejus don't it" ?

Cheers

Mike

PS The good news is that everything is progressing well and all the medical staff are fantastic.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Severn
Date: 23 Aug 15 - 04:39 PM

Our motors are still running. but all the knobs and handles and little things are falling off.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 23 Aug 15 - 05:05 PM

Rap... you getting a cufflink to fix that up?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Severn
Date: 26 Aug 15 - 03:30 PM

Alas, Liz made a long trip to the loo and she only found a few squidlets by the pool. She goes through the halls looking for the rest....

Hortensia Squidlet had wandered into Hurty Gertie's therapy mysogeny parlor where she's immediately tied into the best version of a Monkey's Paw knot she's ever done and throws her outside into the hall like a ball, where she bounces right in front of Liz. Liz picks her up, unties her and mutters, "One down....."

Thalia Squidlet has found her way into the lobby, where they keep a large aquarium to keep kids (and adults) occupied and fascinated. Thalia crawls in while nobody's looking and starts feasting on koi and kissing fish to the amusement (kids) or horror (adults) of the onlookers. Liz hearing the noise and investigating, reaches in the aquarium and grabs Thalia and a half eaten bug eyed koi. "That's two, she mutters and heads toward the kitchen and the jello seekers.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Rapparee
Date: 26 Aug 15 - 07:57 PM

The doc says it's an impediment in my supercilious tendon, or supraspinatus, or something like that. Anyway, NO SURGERY!!! Yay!!! Just exercises using giant rubber bands.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 27 Aug 15 - 12:41 AM

You're tendon to sound better these days, Rap.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Sapper sans cookie
Date: 27 Aug 15 - 06:00 AM

YO Sapper!!! Still riding the rails?

Heyup Gnu!
Yep, sat in the Holiday Let up at Larpool in Whitby as I type this, but otherwise still struggling with the machinations of Notwork Fail's mis-management and the total incompetence of the company supposedly providing us with working systems of the inspection trains!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 28 Aug 15 - 05:02 AM

good news from Rap & Severn is sounding (reading?) good, too!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST
Date: 28 Aug 15 - 12:46 PM

In case you wondered, Liz has borrowed the alligator's red wagon from the Tavern and is hauling Mmario's largest cooking pot (slightly smaller than the ones the African cannibals use in old Hollywood pictures, but of a similar shape)full of water.

Meanwhile, brash young Billy The Squid and four squidlet followers behind them, all wearing "The Squid Squad" Waterproof faux-leather jackets, have decided to go after Nurse Ratched, the lady who once broke their father's heart.
The other four squidlets, have names printed on their jackets, "Biff" "Butch" "Spike" and "Rowdy" (Their real names, alas, being Clarence, Otto, Claude and Percival), and are bopping down the hall looking like something out of "West Side Story" and singing "When you're a squid, you're a squid all the way". Having no fingers to snap, they do a whip-cracking thing with their tentacles.

They find Nurse Ratched's office, but it is unoccupied, but they go inside anyway and start looking to make trouble. Spike/Claude begins refilling all the files at random. Billy The Squid (He even claims to be left-handed)pours out the coffee from the coffee maker and the boys refill it with their brown sepia ink. Biff/Clarence starts seriously reprogramming the computer. Butch/Otto punches out a ceiling panel and grabs a chunk of fiberglass insulation, opens the locker, and rubs the insulation on the inside the spare panties and white nurse's hosiery. Before they can go back out and resume their search for Nurse Ratched (who is busy engaging in a tryst like they did last summe with X-Ray Ted in a little used storeroom on the third floor)Liz, who heard the singing and had learned to speak semi-fluent Squiddish, grabs each by the jacket collar and dunks them in the cauldron.

"OK, she mutters, that makes six....."


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Severn (again)
Date: 28 Aug 15 - 01:14 PM

Liz The Squeek's cell phone rings, and it's the squidlets' Squiddische Mama wondering what's taking Liz so long. Grumbling something about sending a human out to do a squid's job, she calls out to her husband who's quite famillar with the hospital layout toget the job done himself. Papa Squid shakes off the green Jello from the pool and heads for the tunnel.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 28 Aug 15 - 01:35 PM

The tavern door creaks open there stands old dude in full hazmatt suite quickly he drags the hose of the suction pump towards the jello pool with a maniacal laugh


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 29 Aug 15 - 01:00 AM

I suppose you should tell those folks following the "Where's olddude" thread where he REALLY is.......


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 29 Aug 15 - 02:27 AM

Next time you send me jello, put a note on it saying 'Cephalapods only' or something... took me ages to eat it all, no wonder I was slow getting the squidlets together. Severn, don't sit in that chair, that's where I... too late.

Nurse, can we get a spatula and a bucket over here please?!

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST
Date: 31 Aug 15 - 02:00 PM

Damn! time for a change of clothes......

The bandages covering the site where they removed my cancer always have trouble staying on when outside on a hot humid day, as the back of my hand sweats just like the rest of me. Can't wait 'til they take the stitches out.....

Liz and Squid. Remember when making your count, that, alas, three will be missing, two as the blue goo on gnu's new shoe and one gone down the toilet where, raised by aligators, it will grow up to be an urban legend, so you'll be short by at least three....

Meanwhile, an angry Papa Squid arrives in the horse-spittle corridor from the tunnel and begins his own search. He finds Liz and sends her back with the six recovered squids and tells her to bring back the emptied cauldron for the next batch......

Smiling, her hair and uniform a bit disheveled and a satisfied look on her face, Nurse Ratched locks her office door behind her and can think of nothing better than a cup of coffee and a fresh, clean uniform........

Outside in the ornimental fishpond, Matilda Squidlet has encountered competition for food from a hungry Great Blue Heron who now thinks she looks better than koi, so she has all ten tenticles wrapped around the bill of the large bird keeping it shut and hanging on for dear life, screaming out for help in Squiddish!....
(This post captioned for the hard of heron)

Cecil and Petunia are being chased around the kitchen by Dishpan Hans and Nonnetta Bull who are both wielding cleavers......

And folks start filing into the chapel for the baptismal, where the two tiered holy water fount font has two squidlets in one bowl and Cecil's pet piranha in the other......

Looks like Papa Squid has a lot on his tenticles to deal with, so I hope at Liz will get back soon. Some extra help would also be nice.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 01 Sep 15 - 11:24 AM

But, the wound is healing okay, eh?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 04 Sep 15 - 01:19 PM

Hi

I have just got back from the hospital clinic. I saw the surgeon that performed the operations on excision and skin graft on my leg.

Good news...he says things are going well if somewhat more slowly on account of the site of the melanoma, on the shin bone. This makes surgery and grafting more complicated.

I have to return in 4 weeks, and until then go to my medical centre twice a week for dressing and after-care.

I am very relieved because I thought I could have an infection under the graft, but I was assured that everything is going great.

I was told that this kind of graft takes months rather than weeks to completely heal. His best guess at the moment is six months.

Ah well at home I am on " light duties" no washing up, hoovering etc, and definitely no gardening !!!

Hope all other patients are progressing well.

Regards

MikeL2


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Severn
Date: 04 Sep 15 - 03:50 PM

My stitches are out and the skin cancer is gone.

I had gone to the Veteran's hospital in the early morning to get this done and was heading home. I stopped at a store and while shopping, I got a call by way of a phone tree that was trying to locate me to tell me that my close friend Phil Fox. (not a Mudcatter, but my singing partner in The Barnyard Prophets and regular Getaway participant)was on his way to that same hospital with symptoms of a possible stroke. Our friend Sara Hensler and Phil were supposed to go on a hike that day, and when she called, his speech was incoherent. She came and got him and took him down there. I turned around and went back down into D.C. and waited with Sara for awhile and when we were told that he'd be staying for awhile, I went back to the house where he lives and brought back some necessary items. Sara was going to stay overnight with him, so I stayed while she got HER necessary items. Phil still not having his glasses, I read excerpts from Kinky Friedman's guide to Texas Etiquite to him until Sara returned Sara stayed two nights until she had to leave on a trip. An angel of the highest degree.

He did have a stroke, and his speech and walking had been effected, but he was feeling better last night, so I brought him his glasses and his beloved Gurion guitar, and eight close friends swapped songs in the hospital room until visiting time was over. His memory and picking still weren't completely back, but were definitely getting there. I do not know when he will be able to go home. Further details can be found through my Facebook site.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 04 Sep 15 - 06:03 PM

MikeL2... glad to hear all is going well according to plan.

Sev... same deal except fer yer bud... oh dear. Sounds like things will be okay. I surely hope so.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 06 Sep 15 - 05:21 AM

Hi Sev

Glad to hear the good news regarding the removal of the skin cancer cells.

Hope you and your friend continue to improve and can get to play and sing together. Sounds great to me.

Regards

MikeL2


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 06 Sep 15 - 06:13 AM

I'll second that!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: frogprince
Date: 06 Sep 15 - 09:18 PM

Mike and Severn, we hope to see you both without a stitch soon.

Ummm...I mean....




Oh, never mind...


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 07 Sep 15 - 07:01 AM

Hi Froggy

Oooooooh ....you are naughty ...lol

Regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 07 Sep 15 - 11:48 PM

My friend Phil is getting better. We had a song swap in his hospital room and after he got home, he played some songs with Matilda Gawf and myself at an open mic on Sunday night. His memory is not all the way back yet nor is his picking, bu they're getting there. He's walking just fine now. He's getting out there and trying to work his way back.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Severn
Date: 09 Sep 15 - 03:03 PM

The heron takes off with poor Matilda squidlet wrapped around the bird's beak bound for who knows where. Looking below her for a place to drop off her flying host, she spies a community pool below, lets go, and mutters a prayer to Posiedon, shouting in Squiddish, "What was that Indian's name anyway-a-a-a-ay!".......SPLASH!


Liz gets back to Papa Squid with a freshly filled cauldron, and they head for the Kitchen, the last known destination for Cecil and Petunia.....


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 09 Sep 15 - 03:43 PM

Pastor Pryme is rushed to the bed between Severn and Mike having had the unfortunate experience of dipping his fingers in the wrong font while checking the temperature for the little nippers and was shocked to meet another little nipper.

Liz on entering the kitchen found dishpan Hans out cold on the floor with a wailling Nonnetta Bull trying to rouse him. She isn't very coherent but apparently Cecil and petunia locked tentacles and stretched across the space between the table and the cooker just as Dishpan Hans ran down that aisle thinking the rubber glove in the distance was one of the squidlets. The canny pair made good their escape while nonnetta wept over her fallen comrade.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 09 Sep 15 - 06:03 PM

GO PHIL!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 11 Sep 15 - 10:38 AM

Hi Everone

Just got back from my medical centre where they examined my recent operations for skin cancer.

I am pleased to inform you that they are very pleased with the progress ( which they say is necessarily slow).

Things are starting to heal well but I still have to report twice a week for examinations and dressings.

The doctor told me that shin operations are always difficult because of the lack of flesh in the area." Even simple abrasions can take months".

Still not advisable to walk far until graft has fully healed.

But hey life is much better and we are going forward.

Medical centre staff are fantastic - and that helps so much.

No squids though, they are out of season here in NW England...lol

We have a few tadpoles - or was that their tapioca pudding.

Keep well everyone

Regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 11 Sep 15 - 02:07 PM

Good to hear the news, Mike.

Severn, who is getting ready for his bi-yearly cancer checkup, sees that his request to have somebody draw his blood has been answered by a very young candy striper carrying a big red crayon and a blank sheet of paper and urgently presses the button for the nurses station.....

Cecil and Petunia rush out of the kitchen and into the waiting tentacles of their father. Out of the frying pan and into the cauldron, I guess. Liz mutters, "That's eight "and stands ready with the cauldron lid in case the wayward squidlets should try to regain their freedom......

Matilda Squidlet drops right in the middle of an excercise class for the elderly at the local community pool amid loud shrieks. "Wow!", she thinks. "Who'd have thought those old geezers and geezeresses could still move that fast. That section of the pool empties and seniors and their instructor flee the scene while the disco music soundtrack for the class boards on.......


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 12 Sep 15 - 05:34 AM

Hi Severn

Thanks for kind comments.

I have these regular check-ups with my dermatologist whose name is Dr Wong.

I am always tempted to ask her " is there anything wong ??".

Keep well
Regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: frogprince
Date: 12 Sep 15 - 10:27 AM

Thanks to Severn, this is the only recovery ward I know where walking in gives me a belly ache.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST
Date: 12 Sep 15 - 05:15 PM

You're quite welcome, FP. For lack of a princess in this place, a kiss from Tanya Hyde down in dermatology would probably cure all ills.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Severn
Date: 21 Sep 15 - 11:46 AM

My cancer is still in remission, going on close to four years


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 21 Sep 15 - 11:52 AM

Go Severn may the check up become a pleasantly boring annual event


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST
Date: 21 Sep 15 - 03:30 PM

We'll be glad to hear the same thing from you for at least twenty years or so, Severn.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,Severn
Date: 21 Sep 15 - 07:57 PM

A loss of some blood and a ride through the "Tunnel Of Love" for a scan. Nothing to it other than quite a few miles on my car, Megan.

And Guest, I hope I'll be alive and posting in twenty years.

Thanks!

Mike, in Rockville MD USA, there was a team of oriental dentists, Chu & Chu......


Dodging a kid who thought she was an inflatable toy, Matilda Squidlet flees the public pool into the street and sees a sign for the way back to the hospital. She has never crossed a road before in traffic and gives a shudder and crosses at the light, only knowing the traffic has stopped, but not why. Three more blocks to go......

Liz has to hold back Papa Squid from strangling gnu for having stepped on and fatally squished squidlets Sandy and Horatio. Papa Squid lets gnu go, but he will have suction cup marks on his neck for a month and a half. Gnu grows a long beard and wears his collar high for awhile........


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 26 Sep 15 - 09:00 AM

Hi Everyone

< " Mike, in Rockville MD USA, there was a team of oriental dentists, Chu & Chu..." >   hee hee Guess someone must have said "what's up with Chu, Chu.

More seriously though. Good news - I was discharged from hospital yesterday when the Surgeon declared that the removal of the melanoma on the shin bone has been completely successful and that there is now no signs of anything sinister in my leg.

The skin graft has worked perfectly and with little scarring. The donor site is still sore but the Surgeon said that it is fine and is almost healed.

Just needs a couple of dressings this week at my health Centre and everything will be fine.

Great timing as we had booked to go away for a weeks break in Wales on Monday Oct 5th.

Naturally I heaved a huge sigh of relief as this has been on-going for over 3 months now.

Regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 26 Sep 15 - 11:10 AM

YAH! & YAH! to Severn re 4 years remission.

I saw my thyroid specialist on Wednesday & she doesn't want to see me for 6 months as my thyroxine levels are good. When I saw the surgeon a week after I left hospital he told me they had found several microscopic spots of cancer which had been too small to be found by the scans & the hospital's Tyyroid team would be discussing the results of all thyroid operations the next day, & at the worse case I'd need a single does of radioactive thyroid, but I never heard anything more so I assumed it was not the worse case & didn't worry (I'm a but strange like that - I can tie myself into knots worrying about nuffin', & not even think about possible radiation treatment.)

sandra


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: gnu
Date: 26 Sep 15 - 12:23 PM

Glad to hear all the good news!


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 26 Sep 15 - 01:20 PM

Hi Sandra

Great to hear your great news. I know how relieved you will feel now.

Regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 26 Sep 15 - 01:31 PM

Good to hear positive news from each of you


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 26 Sep 15 - 02:24 PM

Hi megan

Thanks for kind comment.

Regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 13 Oct 15 - 06:11 AM

Hi fellow patients.

Today I have finally been discharged from attending my medical centre.

The skin graft has totally healed and is a great match with the rest of the leg. Not that I show my legs in public these days.

The donor site at the top of my thigh is now starting to heal well and
the practice nurses have shown my wife how to dress the wound but they say that it won't really be necessary after this week.

It has been nearly 4 months now so it feels great to know that we don't have to keep visiting the doctors and nurses three times a week any more.

They want to see me in Three months to check everything out and to also check that there are no more "nasties" lurking around.

Cheers

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 13 Oct 15 - 06:18 AM

Well done Mike Just watch out for Janie that wheelchair is lethal it should be fitted with a claxon the way she drives it. Severn Gnu refused to grow a beard he said and I quote "Hell that's the closest I've gotten to a hickey in years." He is wearing them with pride he told the girl in the market that he had been chased by a whole bunch of women after him for his manly frame.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: maeve
Date: 13 Oct 15 - 07:07 AM

That's very good news indeed, Mike! Well done.
Maeve


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 13 Oct 15 - 07:46 AM

I always second meave's posts

sandra


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: maeve
Date: 13 Oct 15 - 08:04 AM

Hello, Sandra. I'm pretty pleased with your report as well!
(Now second it! :D )


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 13 Oct 15 - 09:25 AM

Hi megan & maeve

Many thanks for kind comment.

Now I'm getting out of the way before Maeve sends a THIRD reply...lol

regards

Mike


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Rapparee
Date: 14 Oct 15 - 09:23 PM

And...I'm chiming in with the unwelcome news that on the 22nd I'll be having a surgery to remove an infected cyst or something from the top of my head. I'm on the pre-surgery antibiotics right now. This will make something like nine fairly-minor-but-still-surgery surgeries in something like twenty months. Apparently I hit my head against one of the lights on the back porch/deck ceiling and did in skin that was already sun damaged. I hope that that is all it is, because after the skin cancer a couple or three months ago I'm sort of gun shy.

Oh -- I brought this latest thing to the dermatologist's attention yesterday when I was in for the final check on the skin cancer surgery healing! I thought it was just a bad bump on the head.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 14 Oct 15 - 10:00 PM

9 surgeries? you have had more than your share, enough is enough! Do you have you very own bed in the hospital?

best wishes

sandra


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: maeve
Date: 15 Oct 15 - 05:16 AM

Rapparee- We'll be watching this space for news of the upcoming removal of UHS*. Please do let us know how it goes**.

*Unidentified Head Sitter

**That's about enough surgeries for the year. Stop it. Now. Please.

Maeve


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 15 Oct 15 - 05:35 AM

rapparee you do not get a bulk buying discount for medical services now behave yourself. Hope all goes well with your appointment


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Rapparee
Date: 15 Oct 15 - 10:29 AM

No one wants things to 1) go well and 2) this nonsense to stop more than I. The last two years have been filled with far, far too much surgery for both of us. We are playing "catching up" with stuff to be done around the house; we do NOT need to play it with health things as well. And no, I don't have my own bed, but I do have a reserved camping cot.


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: GUEST,MikeL2
Date: 15 Oct 15 - 11:52 AM

Hi raparee

You really are going through it my friend.

I thought that I was stretching the limits of attending hospitals and medical centres, but it seems that compared with you I am just a beginner.

Get well soon and this time STAY HEALTHY !!

Regards

MikeL2


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Megan L
Date: 16 Oct 15 - 01:06 PM

Liz book Manitas into the special side room and did anyone catch the piranha that was in the font


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: maeve
Date: 24 Oct 15 - 12:30 AM

Rappareeeee... Howditgo?


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Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Recovery Ward 2015
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 24 Oct 15 - 09:20 AM

enquiring minds want to know!


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