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Ron from Big D

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I'm back, kinda, sorta, trying anyway.
« on: March 24, 2005, 09:52:07 PM »
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   All my friends here:

    Thanks for all the good wishes and thanks to Liz & Jack Pearce and Rich & Terri McIntire that have kept you up to date.  They have called frequently.

    I got out of hospital still feeling like a Mack Truck or Blue Bird had run me down, but each day is an improvement.  Of course a Blue Bird wouldn't dare. :-)

    I had a double by-pass along with a repared hole in my heart.

    This was scary, since I didn't have any indications that anything was wrong until the last 30 days, with minor chest pains.  What I mean be scary is:  We were just out in the desert, off-roading and hiking, a long way from help if I would have needed it.
I had 99% blockage in the main artery (The widow maker) and it would not have taken much to get me.  When I got home, I went for my usual daily walk and couldn't make a quarter mile without pain.  They wanted to solve it with a stent, but the location of the blockage would not allow it.  Thus Open Heart Surgery, but no heart damage.

    I'll be out of circulation for a while, but look forward to returning to the road.

    Thanks again.  This is very tiring, so I'll sign off

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« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2005, 10:10:01 PM »
Happy to hear you. Yours is a familiar story!
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« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2005, 10:20:46 PM »
Glad to see you back online Ron!!

The last time you announced you were ill and heading for GA. it was too long after that that I got the same news. I'm hoping this time I won't follow your lead.

Again, it's great having you back. I know you have a good nurse to keep you in line.  ;D

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« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2005, 10:30:11 PM »
Ron M,

Glad to hear you are home again.  Thanks for the very welcomed update.  You take care and get healed up.
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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2005, 10:38:18 PM »
Really glad to see you back on the board, Ron.

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« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2005, 10:53:12 PM »
Glad to see you're past your ordeal and starting to heal Ron. You still have a ways to go, so take it easy.
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« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2005, 07:27:30 AM »
Ron

Glad to see you back and recovering well. Sure expected you to pop up on the Virtual Campfire Wednesday nite :D :D :D
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« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2005, 08:04:03 AM »
Ron,

Welcome back and we're happy to hear the good news.  Don't overdo it and you'll be fine.  Now will you think about retirement? :D
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« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2005, 08:07:59 AM »
Glad to hear you're doing well -- keep up the good "work"!

Best wishes for a speedy, uneventful recovery.

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« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2005, 09:44:09 AM »
Happy to hear you. Yours is a familiar story!

Yes Russ:  If anyone should k now, it should be you.  Thanks.
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« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2005, 09:46:14 AM »
Glad to see you back online Ron!!

The last time you announced you were ill and heading for GA. it was too long after that that I got the same news. I'm hoping this time I won't follow your lead.

Again, it's great having you back. I know you have a good nurse to keep you in line.  ;D


  Yes Don.  Please don't follow my lead.  So far it hasn't been the best example. :D
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« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2005, 09:47:47 AM »
Ron M,

Glad to hear you are home again.  Thanks for the very welcomed update.  You take care and get healed up.

  Thanks Ron.  I'm glad to be back.
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« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2005, 09:49:13 AM »
Really glad to see you back on the board, Ron.

Doug

  Thanks Doug.  Look forward to getting back up to speed.
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« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2005, 09:50:31 AM »
Ron M,

Glad to hear you are home again.  Thanks for the very welcomed update.  You take care and get healed up.

  Thanks Ron.  I'm glad to be back.

Like I said we are glad to have you back.  How is Shirley doing?  I know this has been hard oin her too.  Give Shiley our best to.
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« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2005, 09:51:46 AM »
Glad to see you're past your ordeal and starting to heal Ron. You still have a ways to go, so take it easy.
Thanks Tom:  I'm being very brief as even the computer communications is exhausting.  I'll get up to speed in the future.
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« Reply #15 on: March 25, 2005, 09:53:18 AM »
Ron

Glad to see you back and recovering well. Sure expected you to pop up on the Virtual Campfire Wednesday nite :D :D :D

Would have liked to. But not quite up to it.  Thanks.
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« Reply #16 on: March 25, 2005, 09:55:01 AM »
Ron,

Welcome back and we're happy to hear the good news.  Don't overdo it and you'll be fine.  Now will you think about retirement? :D

Thanks Ned:  I love your beret, hat, or whatever.
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« Reply #17 on: March 25, 2005, 09:56:19 AM »
Glad to hear you're doing well -- keep up the good "work"!

Best wishes for a speedy, uneventful recovery.

Judy and Stu

Thanks Judy and Stu.
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« Reply #18 on: March 25, 2005, 09:58:53 AM »
Ron M,

Glad to hear you are home again.  Thanks for the very welcomed update.  You take care and get healed up.

  Thanks Ron.  I'm glad to be back.

Like I said we are glad to have you back.  How is Shirley doing?  I know this has been hard oin her too.  Give Shiley our best to.

Shirley is holding up fine.  I know that I gave her a real scare.  Bless her heart.
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« Reply #19 on: March 25, 2005, 10:07:03 AM »
Thanks Ned: I love your beret, hat, or whatever.

Remind me to wear it the next time we see you.  It's my Festa Italiana cap :)
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« Reply #20 on: March 25, 2005, 10:20:38 AM »
Ron,

We wish you a speeeedy recovery!  Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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« Reply #21 on: March 25, 2005, 10:21:03 AM »
Hey Ron, knopwing it's so exhausting, why not answer everyone with a single "thanks all" message rather than respond individually. Everyone will know who you're talking to  ;D
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« Reply #22 on: March 25, 2005, 11:29:19 AM »
Ron:

Just adding my wishes for your speedy recovery. :) :) :)

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« Reply #23 on: March 25, 2005, 10:19:42 PM »
Hey Ron, knopwing it's so exhausting, why not answer everyone with a single "thanks all" message rather than respond individually. Everyone will know who you're talking to  ;D

Well heck!  Why did you wait till now to tell me ::)
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« Reply #24 on: March 25, 2005, 11:20:12 PM »
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Well heck!  Why did you wait till now to tell me

Waiting to see if it was contagious..... :) :) :)

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« Reply #25 on: March 26, 2005, 05:54:43 AM »
Glad to see you back and kicking----------well, moving a toe at least<<GG>> I hope you have a speedy recovery.

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« Reply #26 on: March 26, 2005, 08:16:42 AM »
Good to see you back online, Ron. Take it easy and get well soon.
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« Reply #27 on: March 26, 2005, 06:43:28 PM »
Just can't keep a good man down, eh Ron? Speedy recovery!
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« Reply #28 on: March 27, 2005, 12:00:07 PM »
Hi Ron,

Good to see you are "kinda back",  that's a great start towards "back in the swing of things"!  Thank heavens you recognized a problem and got the needed attention as soon as possible.  Our best wishes for a quick recovery.

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« Reply #29 on: March 27, 2005, 08:51:54 PM »
Hi Ron,

Good to see you are "kinda back",  that's a great start towards "back in the swing of things"!  Thank heavens you recognized a problem and got the needed attention as soon as possible.  Our best wishes for a quick recovery.

Tim and Jan

Thanks Tim & Jan.  Today is Easter and believe it or not, my appetite is back.  Had spaghetti & meatballs today.  WOW, was that terrific.  Went to the mall and walked.  I'm really beginning to feel good.

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