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#296590 - 07/13/20 09:24 AM I'll be back in a week or so!
Phaedrus Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2689
Loc: Big Sky Country
I'm heading out Monday for a camping & backpacking trip. Probably won't be back til Saturday, so if I'm not around you'll know why. cool grin
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#296591 - 07/13/20 12:53 PM Re: I'll be back in a week or so! [Re: Phaedrus]
chaosmagnet Offline
Sheriff
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 3367
Loc: USA
Have fun!

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#296595 - 07/13/20 10:59 PM Re: I'll be back in a week or so! [Re: Phaedrus]
Janysboy Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 03/20/19
Posts: 61
I envy you. My keft knee is bone on bone and I'm having a total knee replacement in a week. I hope to recover, lose some weight, and get back to hiking and camping. In November 2003, I spent a week hiking and camping on Cumberland Island National Seashore. I was working in Open Heart Surgery at the time, and needed to get away and decompress. I hiked back to the North end of the island and spent a week in near solitude. My plan is to rehab my knee, lose a little weight and spend a week next March camping and hiking wih a friend.

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#296596 - 07/14/20 02:16 AM Re: I'll be back in a week or so! [Re: Janysboy]
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Geezer in Chief
Geezer

Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 7306
Loc: southern Cal
Like you, I am anticipating body pat replacement - a new right hip joint. Hopefully then, something akin to normal activity.

But I really piped up to thank you for your labors in open heart surgery. Ten years ago, I got a new aortic valve and those years have been fun, rewarding, and productive. I understand that without the procedure, i would have had no more than three years of diminishing life.

I understand they now replace that valve through a cut in the femoral vein? Amazing!!
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#296613 - 07/17/20 05:10 AM Re: I'll be back in a week or so! [Re: Phaedrus]
Chisel Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/05
Posts: 1275
Have fun Phaedrus

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