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- - By Lawrie Date 14-05-2009 14:56
Well I finally had the MRI (in the time-tunnel) scan last week & they've called me in for an operation tomorrow (Fri) so, if i'm still around from Sat onwards, then it will have been some sort of success, if not, then its been nice knowing you all!!
I've been pretty well useless for nearly a year after pulling the big trailer on the drive & did a lot of shoulder/tendon damage, so watch this space!!
Parent - - By pokecheck Date 14-05-2009 15:59
All the best, mate. Our thoughts are with you
Parent - - By Leec1 Date 14-05-2009 17:13
Lawrie hope it all goes well - thinking of you

Talk soon

Parent - - By superted Date 14-05-2009 17:17
Best of luck Lawrie. Hope it works out OK
Parent - By nickmiddy Date 14-05-2009 19:18
Mate - wishing you the best of Luck.  We missed you at MCR7 - everyone thought I was you for a while!!!!  The bikes always seem to speak for themselves....
Parent - - By bolt-on-billy Date 14-05-2009 21:06
Good luck - its the recovery thats the worst. if you need it I'll donate a trolley jack and a few 12v motors for the bionics :-)
Parent - - By pokecheck Date 15-05-2009 06:36
I thought he was already bionic! You mean he was like that naturally!?! :)
Parent - - By Mad_Accountant Date 15-05-2009 07:06
Good luck and get well soon.
Parent - By airwin Date 15-05-2009 09:43
Lawrie, All my best wishes for the intervention and your getting back in shape.
Parent - - By szecsei Date 16-05-2009 13:09
Lawrie, I really hope it went well. Please let us all know if our latter day Brunel is still alive and kicking??!!
Parent - - By jrw Date 16-05-2009 16:20
How did it go Lawrie? Hope all is well and the problem now fixed.
Parent - - By Lawrie Date 17-05-2009 07:32 Edited 17-05-2009 07:38
Woke up 2/12 hours later, felt absolutely fantastic, not a hint of pain, chatting to the other 'inmates', thinking to myself, 'this is great, no problems with this at all'!!
Then at 0230 I felt a 'twinge', 0235, it hurt, 0240 ouch, 0250     AAAAARRRRGGGHHH!!
Shouting & hollering that much, that I went into some sort of shock, cold & sweaty, hard, fast breathing etc. blood pressure down to 90!! they came & stabbed with morphine!! but it STILL hurt like feck.
Some sort of normality by 10.00, & by 1300, they sent me home!!
Arm like a tree-trunk, fingers like sausages, could'nt move at all, solid, just 'twiddle' the sausages!
Then Jackie found this on youtube, this is what I had, if i'd seen this first, there'res NO WAY I'd have gone in!

Anyroadup, this morning, swelling just about gone, pain GREATLY reduced, & already have some sort of movement, so wer're getting there!! 
Parent - - By jp72 Date 17-05-2009 07:52 Edited 17-05-2009 07:55
Hi Lawrie,

I'm happy things are turning out better for you. I wish you a prompt recovery. :)

Parent - By Mad_Accountant Date 17-05-2009 09:06
Well done, glad it's over.

We always thought you would be a "model" patient!!!!!

Ouch :-)
Parent - By purple hat Date 17-05-2009 22:13
My Hero ;)
Parent - By larry Date 18-05-2009 13:01
Best wishes for a speedy (and full) recovery
Parent - By szecsei Date 18-05-2009 17:43
Hurrah, you're with us!!! Well done mate. Speedy recovery.
Parent - By backload Date 18-05-2009 17:50
Sorry to hear about the pain; there should be no need to suffer.

Aint the internet great though? Imagine trying to get hold of, and then WATCH a film of someone having a shoulder operation "back in the day"?
Parent - By timo Date 19-05-2009 17:01
Good to hear that it is getting better.  Hope everything is back to normal soon.
Parent - By bolt-on-billy Date 20-05-2009 08:24
they sling a long lasting local in there so it wont hurt so much but dont push it. how much physio are you due?
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