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Old August 07, 2019, 15:48   #1
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Another slice & dice this Friday

I had my pre-op yesterday and will have another surgery on my $&#@*& up left knee on Friday at 8:00 AM. Clean out a bunch of scar tissue, check the new parts they put in last time and do some work on a tendon on the backside of the knee.

Hopefully, this one will get me where at can at least get around a bit without all the pain and swelling.
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Old August 07, 2019, 15:56   #2
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Good luck to ya,,,,having had both of mine gone into half a dozen times,,,I can feel ya pain!!!!

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Old August 07, 2019, 16:09   #3
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Its going to be all good brother. You'll be back to chas'in trouser trout in no time!

Prayers for a complete recovery.
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Old August 07, 2019, 17:51   #4
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Prayers sent up, Ron.









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Old August 07, 2019, 18:09   #5
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CV and I send our best Ron.
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Old August 07, 2019, 21:35   #6
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Any way to stock up on 10k pounds of briquettes?

Asking for a friend.
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Old August 08, 2019, 00:55   #7
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Thinking of you mate.......my discounted services are always available if the OR Docs seem to expensive

Get fixed and heal up !!
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Old August 08, 2019, 07:01   #8
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Thanks for all the thoughts guys!
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Old August 09, 2019, 14:58   #9
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Just got home from the hospital.

First picture i'm flashing 13 for my 13th surgery.

Second one was after I bribed the nurse to dump some Pendleton in my IV.
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Old August 09, 2019, 17:56   #10
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looked at that second pic. I think I've seen that look a few times at the Oregon FAL Shoots.



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Old August 09, 2019, 18:56   #11
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looked at that second pic. I think I've seen that look a few times at the Oregon FAL Shoots.



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Thanks Otis! And yes you have.
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Old August 09, 2019, 21:15   #12
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Hope your healing is a short and painless trip!

What did they leave on your knee....looks like 2 hoses going to a radiator!
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Old August 09, 2019, 23:15   #13
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I thought that was 2 in the pink one in the stink?
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Old August 10, 2019, 14:21   #14
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Hope you get feeling better soon bud
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Old August 11, 2019, 09:18   #15
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Day 2 post-surgery. Maybe someday it will look like a knee again..
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Old August 11, 2019, 12:10   #16
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Dawn says that looks really good and the docs did a good job, also you might want to shave the other to match.
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Old August 11, 2019, 12:22   #17
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Dawn says that looks really good and the docs did a good job, also you might want to shave the other to match.


Damn hair, It's overrated..
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Old August 15, 2019, 05:51   #18
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Here is a picture of a small sample of the scar tissue that was in my knee.
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Old August 18, 2019, 09:42   #19
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Hanging in there I hope? Hope they knew where to put that big chunk of scar tissue, once removed. In a jar for your book shelf! Not all trophies are shiney or have big antlers ...
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Old August 19, 2019, 22:07   #20
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Wow Ron, what an ordeal. I hope you heal up well and can be done with it.
My thoughts and prayers with you bud.
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Old September 11, 2019, 19:08   #21
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Ron, you alive or fall into an empty pipe somewhere? Hope you are well and getting in the groove for deer hunting and steelhead fishing!
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Old September 12, 2019, 08:41   #22
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Ron, you alive or fall into an empty pipe somewhere? Hope you are well and getting in the groove for deer hunting and steelhead fishing!

Called ya last week and left VM.

Still lot's of pain and hobbling around with a cane.
Heading out to Winchester this Saturday to kill some Salmon. If the ocean is good we will head outside, if not we will patrol the river.
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Old September 12, 2019, 08:45   #23
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Hope your healing is a short and painless trip!

What did they leave on your knee....looks like 2 hoses going to a radiator!
You are close! That is an ice-cooling device
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