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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: 2693
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
“I'd rather have questions that cannot be answered than answers that can't be questioned.” —Richard Feynman

#296591 - 07/13/20 12:53 PM Re: I'll be back in a week or so! [Re: Phaedrus]
chaosmagnet Offline
Carpal Tunnel

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

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

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.

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

Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 7308
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!!
Geezer in Chief

#296613 - 07/17/20 05:10 AM Re: I'll be back in a week or so! [Re: Phaedrus]
Chisel Offline

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


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