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  • Aerows (3115 posts)
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    Keep me in your thoughts emergency surgery

    I knew I was passing a kidney stone, didn’t know I was about to go septic. Surgery tonight, send healing thoughts.



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    • NJCher (1870 posts)
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      1. oh dear, Aerows

      I’ll be lighting a white candle for you this evening.


    • Spanishprof27 (220 posts)
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      2. Sending positive thoughts.

    • roguevalley (1655 posts)
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      3. You have them, dear one

      Remember, remember, the Fifth of November, the Gunpowder treason and plot! I know of no reason why the Gunpowder treason should ever be forgot! -V
    • Pam (1055 posts)
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      4. !!!

      Scary, good luck.


    • Haikugal (5329 posts)
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      5. You'll be in my thoughts Aerows…soon you'll be on the mend and out of pain I

      hope! :hug:

        Be the bird.....       Hey DNC! Up Yours! It's ON!! Kick against the pricks!!!
    • Octafish (3772 posts)
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      6. Godspeed, Aerows!

      More interesting robots and donuts here:


      Get well soon, Aerows! And make sure the doc knows if the pain meds are doing their job.


      “Get the truth and print it.” -- John S. Knight
    • LuckyDog (640 posts)
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      7. Aerows,

      you know we miss you when you aren’t here.

      Get past this and return to action soon.

      I’m counting on you.

    • Cleita (2170 posts)
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      8. Oh, I hope all goes well. Healing vibes going your way.

    • NVBirdlady (3774 posts)
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      9. Sending positive thoughts and vibes your way.


      President Trump. Thanks DNC, HRC, DWS. #StillSanders. #NoDAPL  #NoKXL Giant Meteor 2020
    • goodgirl (2185 posts)
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      10. Transmitting now, my friend.


      Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.    John F. Kennedy
    • Land of Enchantment (6795 posts)
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      11. I hope everything goes well for you and am sending healing vibes.


           "Hope is the feathered thing that perches in your heart." ~ Emily Dickinson  
    • Totally Liberal Dem (1479 posts)
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      12. Oh, hell yes!

      In my thoughts big time.  Get well soon!

    • Eggar (1992 posts)
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      13. I'm so Sorry you Have to go Through This

      May you come back to us Refreshed & Cleansed from all that Aisles you!



    • nenagh (118 posts)
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      14. Sending healing thoughts dear Aerows…

      from just north of the St Lawrence River…

    • Mom Cat (8767 posts)
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      15. Ouch! Those are a real pain!

      Get good antibiotics!

           NEVER FORGET      BERNIE WON!          
    • arikara (871 posts)
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      16. Best wishes to you, Aerows

      And I’m sure you’ll feel better in no time.

    • Phlem (487 posts)
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      17. Sending positive thoughts.

      Nothing but success to you. :)

    • PennLawyer (2091 posts)
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      18. We will be anxiously be waiting to hear how you're doing!

    • pacalo (136 posts)
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      19. Sending positive vibes to Aerows. . .

    • Hari (1106 posts)
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      20. Sending healing thoughts, Aerows.

    • no retreat no surrender (1051 posts)
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      21. I feel your pain

      I had two lithotripsy’s last year because my stones fused together. If my stone would have been just a tiny bit bigger I would have had to have surgery too. I got in just under the wire for lithotripsy. Broke it up some but I still have pieces of that giant stone still there. Thinking of you and wishing you well. I wish I could wave a magic wand and make it go away. :(

      It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in the minds of men - Samuel Adams
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    • Gryneos (1438 posts)
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      22. Good vibes and good luck

      I know the feeling for the stones, but not the other. It’s good they discovered before the sepsis, and that you’re getting the care you need.


      "You! Cake or death?" "Uh, cake for me, too, please." "Very well! Give him cake, too! We're gonna run out of cake at this rate. You! Cake or death?" "Uh, death, please. No, cake! Cake! Cake, sorry. Sorry..." "You said death first, uh-uh, death first!" "Well, I meant cake!" "Oh, all right. You're lucky I'm Church of England!" Eddie Izzard, Dress To Kill
    • libodem (1020 posts)
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      23. Thoughts, prayers and love vibes

      May the Goddess watch over you.

    • whispers (1253 posts)
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      24. May all go well and you heal quickly.

      "There is no god higher than truth."  Gandhi
    • Melissa G (831 posts)
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      25. Healing thoughts sent!

    • glinda (1792 posts)
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      26. Sending you healing thoughts and waiting to hear from you.

      Animals know more than we do. - Native American proverb
    • caliny (1722 posts)
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      27. My thoughts are with you Aerows

      Hope all goes well.  Sending healing thoughts

      :hug: :hug:

    • faultindicator (973 posts)
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      28. Many times good thoughts toward your health

      and quick return to health are sent.

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    • Art from Ark (2553 posts)
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      29. Hang in there!

      The last time America was run like a business, we ended up with a Great Depression.
    • MannyGoldstein (2257 posts)
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      30. You're togher than a kidney stone

      And will pass through the surgery with ease.

      "It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it" - Upton Sinclair
    • HIP56948 (2318 posts)
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      31. I'm hoping that as I write this, you're in dreamland having great dreams.

      You’ll wake up tomorrow and think  “Yes!, it’s over!”

    • madfloridian (1873 posts)
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      32. Hugs.

      :hug: :hug:

      If a person is required to be loyal to a political party and not question their stands on issues, then any semblance of real truth is lost. https://twitter.com/madfloridian
    • Enthusiast (8370 posts)
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      33. All my best to you, Aerows.

      "The NSA’s capability at any time could be turned around on the American people, and no American would have any privacy left, such is the capability to monitor everything. There would be no place to hide."  Frank Church
    • mmonk (1312 posts)
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      34. Best of luck.

    • Samantha (685 posts)
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      35. I hope all goes well with your surgery, Aerows

      Perhaps  you have some soothing music you can listen to during your hospital visit.  I hope you will let us know how things go.  Good wishes coming your way.


    • Marooned (908 posts)
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      36. Oh boy! Best wishes to you for a speedy recovery!


          Only when the last tree has died, and the last river been poisoned, and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money. ~ Cree Proverb
    • dlegendary1 (928 posts)
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      37. Will do Aerrows!

      Rest up and be well! Its all good!

    • bobthedrummer (2413 posts)
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      38. You'll heal fast, my friend!

      All power to the People.
    • ChiciB1 (614 posts)
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      39. Wishing You All The Best And Hope You Have A Speedy Recovery!

    • The Crone (3085 posts)
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      40. Hope you have a speedy recovery

      With decent drugs and no infection.

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    • nenagh (118 posts)
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      41. Thinking of you today Aerows…

      sending healing thoughts…

    • Hotler (336 posts)
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      42. Septis is nothing to fuck around with.

      It kills a lot of people. Healing vibes coming your way. I hope all goes well and wish you a speedy recovery. Get lots of rest.

      For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed; And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill, And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still!
      • closeupready (1190 posts)
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        46. Absolutely. And it can kill SO FAST. I'm glad Aerows took care of it!


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    • Aerows (3115 posts)
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      43. I'm *finally* home

      I went back and read my posts, and I clearly wasn’t all the coherent.  I think I was drugged out of my mind for about a week.

      By the time they admitted me there wasn’t really even time to open my mouth before I was in surgery.  They didn’t tell me at first what the result of the scan was, but obviously it wasn’t good, because away I went.

      Any way, thanks for the well wishes.  You can’t keep this bad penny from turning up again ;)

      Root: If we're just information, just noise in the system, we might as well be a symphony.
      • Gryneos (1438 posts)
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        44. Woohoo! :)

        It’s good to see you back. Take your time recuperating, too 

        "You! Cake or death?" "Uh, cake for me, too, please." "Very well! Give him cake, too! We're gonna run out of cake at this rate. You! Cake or death?" "Uh, death, please. No, cake! Cake! Cake, sorry. Sorry..." "You said death first, uh-uh, death first!" "Well, I meant cake!" "Oh, all right. You're lucky I'm Church of England!" Eddie Izzard, Dress To Kill
      • Haikugal (5329 posts)
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        48. Ha! This is very good news! Thanks for the update.

        I’m hoping you’re feeling very much better already! :hug:

          Be the bird.....       Hey DNC! Up Yours! It's ON!! Kick against the pricks!!!
    • Xyzse (2532 posts)
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      45. I am so sorry to hear this.

      I didn’t know.

      Hoping for a speedy recovery.  Drop us a line.

    • MrMickeysMom (1446 posts)
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      47. Sending my friends to look over you… night and day

      Till you’re back with us…

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    • Abakan (2605 posts)
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      49. Sending you all the good, healing thoughts I possess.