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User currently offlineLHMARK From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2259 times:

It's 2 in the morning and I'm sitting in a spine-contorting plastic chair at the Crapchester General Hospital ER. Nancy started experiencing complications from her surgery, culminating in a spectacular collapse at the registration window.

We've been sitting here for close to 3 hours. I guess the doctor has to get through a lot of black eyes and broken hips ere he can worry about us.

I hate the Emergency Room. Especially at 2 in the morning. At least I have a nifty phone with which I can post delerium-induced drivel to A.net.

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User currently offlineLOT767-300ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2259 times:

Damn.

I hope Nancy will get better. That sucks to hear that Lufthansa Mark.


User currently offlineAerobalance From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2250 times:

Wishing you two the best. No Tim Hortons up your way to stay awake with?

User currently offlineTedTAce From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2249 times:

Sorry Mark, hope things get better fast.

User currently offlineUTA_flyinghigh From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2237 times:

I hope that by the time you read this, you two shall (...) be safely back home and in good health.

Again, many thoughts from Baile Atha Cliath  Smile

UTA  checkeredflag 


User currently offlineAirbusA346 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2226 times:

Hope everything goes alright for you pair  Smile

Tom.


User currently offlineStlgph From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 2222 times:

Will this begin a new "sister" series to Pile on a City...called Pine on a Hospital?

User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2177 times:

Sorry to hear Mark. Hopefully Nancy is doing better now. At least her condition didn't stop you from surfing the internet.

User currently offlineFlyingbabydoc From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2166 times:

Hi Mark

Sorry to hear that. Wasn't it a bit fast to send her home after only 48 hours? Patients in her condition stay in the hospital for 10 days around here... You can IM me if you have any questions I may help you with.

Good luck to you both.

Alex


User currently offlineTedTAce From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 2154 times:

Quoting Flyingbabydoc (Reply 8):
stay in the hospital for 10 days around here...

ROTFLMAO  rotfl   rotfl   rotfl   rotfl   rotfl   rotfl 
Cue the international healthcare debate.


User currently offlineBNE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2124 times:

Hopefully things aren't too serious and recovery is quick.

What sort of phone are you using.


User currently offlineFlyingbabydoc From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2124 times:

Quoting TedTAce (Reply 9):
Cue the international healthcare debate

I am serious! Patients tend to stay admitted until the stitches can be removed in Germany, ca. 7 - 10 days except for laparoscopic surgeries.

A friend of mine in Wisconsin had a perforated appendicitis and was operated on in a medical center (a big one). He was discharged within 48 hours. He had a horrible wound infection, and remained in and out of the emergency room for exactly 5 weeks. Wouldn't it be easier to keep him on i.v. antibiotics a bit longer and discharge him cured after 5-7 days?

Sorry about the hijacking of the thread...

Alex


User currently offlineRedngold From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2101 times:

Well, Mark, I hope she's better soon.

I had my own six hour visit to the ER on Monday evening... The worst migraine I've ever had. I had to wait almost three hours for pain medication, the whole time in a darkened room with my eyes closed and sunglasses on and still feeling like a spotlight was periodically crossing my field of vision from left to right every few minutes.

Migraines suck. Surgery sucks. Please pass on my well wishes.


User currently offlineCarmenlu15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 2076 times:

Best wishes to your wife, Mark, hopefully she'll get better soon.

User currently offlineAerospaceFan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2059 times:

Quoting LHMARK (Thread starter):
It's 2 in the morning and I'm sitting in a spine-contorting plastic chair at the Crapchester General Hospital ER. Nancy started experiencing complications from her surgery, culminating in a spectacular collapse at the registration window.

I am sorry to read of your situation. I hope that things improve soon for Nancy and for you. My thoughts and prayers are for both of you. May God bless you.


User currently offlineSv7887 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2059 times:

Quoting Flyingbabydoc (Reply 8):
Hi Mark

Sorry to hear that. Wasn't it a bit fast to send her home after only 48 hours? Patients in her condition stay in the hospital for 10 days around here

My dad has had that surgery 4 times and usually only stays 2 days at the most. He's never had any complications unrelated to the actual disease itself.

But anyway: Best wishes for your wife and I hope all goes well. I know what you're going through, so stay strong!

Seeing a loved one in pain is always hard. I hope all goes well!

Sincerely,
Sam


User currently offlineORFflyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2036 times:

Good luck to you and Nancy both. Sorry to hear this.... (I haven't been on-line much the last few days)

User currently offlineYooYoo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2029 times:

Not nice to hear. Stay strong, the both of you, and get better soon, Nancy.


Mark, since you have time to do the internet, will you have time for the big match today at 3:00 GER v. POL?


User currently offlineNoUFO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (9 years 11 months 3 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 2001 times:

That's sad. Hopefully she (and your spine) will be better, soon.

User currently offlineKlaus From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1964 times:

I'm sorry to hear that. Good luck! Sad

And the same to you, Redngold!


User currently offlineMir From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 1940 times:

Sucks to hear that Mark, best wishes to you and Nancy.

-Mir


User currently offlineBigOrange From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1905 times:

Hi Mark,

Hope Nancy is soon feeling better.

I'm feeling your pain with being in the horrible hospital chairs at 2am, I have been through this a number of times with my wife in recent years!


User currently offlineTexan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1898 times:

Mark,

Hope Nancy is doing much better. Keep strong. I'll buy y'all some beer up in Crapchester either late summer or during the fall. Take care.

Texan


User currently offlineCadet57 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1892 times:

Mark. My thoughts are out to you and Nancy today. Hope she feels 100% soon. Also if you make it out to BOS, i'll buy you a drink, well I would if I were 21  Wink But seriously, I hope she gets well soon.

User currently offlineCastleIsland From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1887 times:

Lousy setback, I hope Nancy will get well soon.

25 Aleksandar : I'm sorry about that but I'm sure she'll be better soon.
26 LO231 : I hope Nancy is feeling better by now. Hang in there! Best regards, LO231
27 Post contains images AA61Hvy : Hope she is alright Marky...I'm sure Nancy realizes that she took you away from the pub...Expect an apology
28 JoseMEX : Hope she gets better. OTOH, some good news: Germany won today.[Edited 2006-06-15 01:54:56]
29 LHMARK : She's better. Thanks, guys.
30 Cadet57 : Good to hear. Thanks for the update.
31 Aleksandar : Just like I've told you before. Things will work out fine, trust me. It just takes time and it is often scary.
32 Clrd2go : I'm glad to hear she's doing well..My wife had surgery last Friday (9th) and was released Saturday AM (10th). Unfortunately, we were at the ER later S
33 Post contains images YooYoo : Good to hear.
34 Jafa39 : I'm with you there bro, it seems to me that whatever time of day you go in, you're always there at 2am....WTF???
35 Post contains images Klaus : Good news! All the best for her further recovery!
36 767Lover : So sorry to hear about her condition. Hope she continues to get better.
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