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Mister Moo
12-19-2012, 10:19 AM
Neck surgery on 4 Dec. has accomplished a three level fusion (C4-C7) that has be trapped at home in a rigid neck brace until January something. Post op swelling is going down, pain is subsiding and chronic pain/tingling in arms and hands has gone away. Neck, throat and shoulders are still rotten so I'm staying doped, sleeping 12-hrs a day and not smoking. Doc said a bowl/day is OK (cig smoking is definitely NOT ok) and, doncha know, the pills have killed my taste. I tried a bowl of Chocolate Flake yesterday and it was deader than a doornail.

Time marches on. Teeth gritted.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-e0ofXuXsg5Q/UMCTUAf67MI/AAAAAAAACvI/OpogrZR9mPk/s512/IMG_20121206_073904_464-1.jpg

Steve
12-19-2012, 10:44 AM
Feel better soon Dan!

galaga
12-19-2012, 11:09 AM
Getting old ain't for the wimps there Dan-o. Get better soon.

Blak Smyth
12-19-2012, 11:21 AM
Man, I wish you the best of luck!

68TriShield
12-19-2012, 11:49 AM
Get better soon Dan,we're praying for you :)

SvilleKid
12-19-2012, 01:45 PM
We're still keeping those prayers going done in Bama for you, Dan! Get better soon. Glad t see your post, so know you're still in there kickin', gritted teeth and all!! I hope that doc didn't try to tell you "No more coffee"!!!

DaBear
12-19-2012, 01:53 PM
Good to know you're doin OK, Dan. You'll be puffin away at your pipe before you know it. :tu

jjmitchem
12-19-2012, 02:29 PM
Prayers heading your way

Dave128
12-19-2012, 03:12 PM
Hope you feel better soon, Brother!

RevSmoke
12-19-2012, 03:18 PM
Will keep you in my prayers for healing and recovery.

Peace of the Lord be with you.

pnoon
12-19-2012, 08:19 PM
Hang in there, Brother.

Nick
12-26-2012, 11:30 AM
good luck dan, heal up fast.

Sadden
12-27-2012, 07:48 PM
Glad the surgery was succesfull , wish you the best in recovery

bigswol2
12-27-2012, 08:12 PM
Hang in there bro!

JoeCool87TC
12-27-2012, 09:16 PM
My best for a fast and pain free (as far as possible) recovery.

PCR
12-27-2012, 09:57 PM
Best to you for a great recovery!

MarkinCA
12-27-2012, 10:14 PM
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-e0ofXuXsg5Q/UMCTUAf67MI/AAAAAAAACvI/OpogrZR9mPk/s512/IMG_20121206_073904_464-1.jpg

:hmI don't know. That looks more like the face of constipation to me;)

Here's wishing you a speedy recovery Dan. May your inflammation and pain disappear quickly along with that neck brace brother.

Your pipes and taste of the baccy will all return in due good time:tu

Mister Moo
12-27-2012, 10:52 PM
:hmI don't know. That looks more like the face of constipation to me;)Opiates stop more than pain, you know. :sh

Nah. That's just grinnin and bearin.

Mister Moo
12-27-2012, 10:58 PM
Thanks for kind wishes. Off the dope, my taste came back and - woo hoo - doc said a pipe a day was no problem... three more weeks in a hard collar.

Sam's Flake in Brakner Axe. Merry Christmas you rascals.