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Old 14th Mar 2014, 18:01
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Close, of course.

Perhaps a word of appreciation to PM senders and others who have kindly noticed one's absence and return. Thank you all.

This was not one of those "I think I may have ..." threads, but a "Golly! I've got ..."

The cancer operation was on 11 June 2013, followed by "the complications", "the indignities and discomforts", the discharges (x 4) and the readmissions (x 4) to Emergency, the discharge to the several months of daily nurse (great ladies!) visit at home. Good surgeon. Not so good brutal junior lady doctor. Enough.

Never one to seek a boring life, had a contest with a big insect when recovering the paper at the door, fell and broke left humerus. Several weeks of bonus pain. Eczema infection at hospital, at which all baffled. Then gout pains. There were some other minor actions. Still enough.

One is now more or less mobile, but has one of those "cripple" stickers for the car. What a wonderful invention! No trouble now in parking. One tires easily and sleeps a lot.

Weight this AM was 109 lbs. , but looking, as we are told, "frail" one receives great courtesy at the Mall from young ladies, elderly ladies, elderly gentlemen, youthful hoodies ("You're welcome, Sir!", as they open the door), and so on.

One gave but the one fixed firm instruction to the medical profession: "NO Chemo or Radiotherapy, and I mean NO.

They tell me the big C is gone, "....but we'll not know for a year or two, will we?". Chuckle! Chuckle!. That's enough space. Thanks again.
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 18:03
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Welcome back young man - good to hear from you again!
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 18:07
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Welcome back, sorry to hear of all you've been through, may life be kinder to you from now on.
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 18:08
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Glad to see you back Mr Davaar, we near had you written out of the script.
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 18:08
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Three cheers!
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 18:21
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Welcome back my friend to the show that never ends
We're so glad you could attend, come inside, come inside.

Glad to see ya again, Davaar.
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 18:37
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Thumbs up

For a return such as this I'll emerge out of 'Lurker' mode...
Welcome back Sir!...now lets see about putting some meat on those bones!
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 18:40
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Indeed, welcome back Mr Davaar !

Some clues there as to why I (perhaps against common sense) stay clear of hospitals these days.
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 18:46
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Glad to see you survived your operations & infections Mr Davaar
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 19:10
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" Weight this AM was 109 lbs "

You do realise Victoria Beckham will have fainted in envy when she learns this don't you !

So lets get this straight....you had a little sojourn in hospital, got waited on, had a bit of TLC into the bargain, came out, thought, "Hmmm ? could be onto a winner here....time for a reprise....just need a Baldric style cunning plan "...which you clearly came up with and, lo and behold, a winter hibernation plot was hatched!.

Of course, all good things come to an end, however, by now you have fine tuned your plans to the extent you feel confident enough to try them out on an unsuspecting public.....and, to judge from your comments, "works like a dream !".....

One will now include a and ....for the benefit of the " intellectually suppressed" on here.....which, Mr Davaar, you are most certainly not.
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 19:17
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Best bit of news I've heard in a long while. Welcome back Mr Davaar sir.
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 19:18
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I am very pleased to see you back Davaar.

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Old 14th Mar 2014, 19:30
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Maybe not appropriate but, Lang may your lum reek
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 19:35
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Excellent news and congratulations to you and yours on the battles won and the scent of victory.
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 19:45
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'Tis heartening when 'lost lambs' return to the fold.

I wish you better health and the ability to enjoy it.
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 19:48
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May I join in the welcome
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 19:55
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 20:04
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Best bit of news I've heard in a long while. Welcome back Mr Davaar sir.
ditto from me!

PS. Also nice to see the chortler in Ghana grace us all by her over-rare presence...?!
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Old 14th Mar 2014, 20:05
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What everyone else has said, with a touch of gratitude that you're still with us Davaar.
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Glad you are feeling tip top again. Welcome back
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