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User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21880 posts, RR: 55
Posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2128 times:

Over the past several years, my father has been suffering from a liver disease. He's tried all the usual stuff - medications, crazy diets, etc, but it finally came to the point where it was evident that he'd require a transplant.

So after being on the list for a few months, the call came this morning, and he's having the procedure done today. It carries some significant risk (very small percentage-wise, but for someone like me who knows very little about these kinds of things, it sure sounds high). So I'm rather on-edge about the whole thing (not being able to be there doesn't help), though there isn't much of a choice in the matter - it was either today or back on the list for who knows how long, and his condition had begun to deteriorate pretty rapidly.

So if you have any thoughts, prayers, well-wishes, or what have you, please direct them towards 40.56.37N 73.56.37W. It'd be much appreciated.

-Mir


7 billion, one nation, imagination...it's a beautiful day
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User currently offlineRJ111 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2122 times:

Good luck there. Think positively, this is great news really.

I hope all goes well.


User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11722 posts, RR: 60
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2118 times:

I'm sure he'll be fine Mir, think to the future and what a transformed life he'll have after the op.

Fingers crossed mate  crossfingers 

Dan Smile



...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineFutureUALpilot From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2608 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2111 times:

Good luck to him, I hope all goes well. Keep us posted as you have the chance.


Life is better when you surf.
User currently offlineRichardPrice From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2106 times:

Good luck! Everything crossed for you.

User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9113 posts, RR: 70
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2100 times:

I hope your dad gets better soon David.


One Life, Live it.
User currently offlineORFflyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2093 times:

Best wishes for your dad to have a speedy recovery.

User currently offlineCarmenlu15 From Guatemala, joined Dec 2004, 4763 posts, RR: 30
Reply 7, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2093 times:

Here's hoping that the procedure goes all right, and wishing your dad a speedy recovery...

- Carmen



Don't expect to see me around that much (if at all) -- the contact link should still work, though.
User currently offlineAerobalance From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 4686 posts, RR: 46
Reply 8, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2084 times:

David, best wishes for your Father, keep us updated please.


"Sing a song, play guitar, make it snappy..."
User currently offlineCastleIsland From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2082 times:

Coordinates locked in, and positive thoughts and best wishes sent. Hang in there, David.

User currently offlineIFEMaster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2082 times:

Wishing your father, yourself, and your family God's blessings and praying for a speedy recovery from the operation.

User currently offlinePope From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2077 times:

May God bless you and your family during this difficult time.

User currently offlineFemme From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2077 times:

Hope things go well for your dad. Tissue typing etc is probably what he is having done today - May involve a needle biopsy but with local Anaesthetic he will be fine.

Give him my best wishes and to you too, try not to worry he will be in very safe hands.

Regards
Claire


User currently offlineJamie757 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2065 times:

Best wishes, hope that all goes well for your Father.

 crossfingers 

Rgds.


User currently offlineSaxdiva From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2382 posts, RR: 41
Reply 14, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2042 times:

Wishes are on their way for a smooth recovery. Good luck!

-Leanne


User currently offlineSearpqx From Netherlands, joined Jun 2000, 4344 posts, RR: 10
Reply 15, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2016 times:

Add my best wishes to the long list already winging their way to him and to you.

Duane



"The two most common elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity"
User currently offlineKmh1956 From Bermuda, joined Jun 2005, 3324 posts, RR: 7
Reply 16, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2004 times:

Give your father the best wishes from the a.net community. I'm sure that we all send him our best.


'Somebody tell me why I'm on my own if there's a soulmate for everyone' :Natasha Bedingfield
User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 52
Reply 17, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1985 times:

Good luck...hoping everything turns out well for your dad!!!

Greg



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User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 21880 posts, RR: 55
Reply 18, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 1959 times:

Time for an update:

Eight hours in surgery, but he's out now, and reportedly doing very well. He'll be in the ICU for the next few days at least.

Thanks to you all for your support - it means a lot. I'll have another update tomorrow once I hear from his advisor.

-Mir



7 billion, one nation, imagination...it's a beautiful day
User currently offlineCastleIsland From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 1958 times:

Quoting Mir (Reply 18):
Eight hours in surgery, but he's out now, and reportedly doing very well.

That IS good news. Now his spirit will kick in, and you'll have Dad back before you know it.


User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7111 posts, RR: 12
Reply 20, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 1941 times:

Good to hear he's doing well. All the best for you, your father and family. My thoughts with you

User currently offlineQFA380 From Australia, joined Jul 2005, 2084 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1934 times:

Thats great news that he's getting better, thought go to you and your dad in hospital.

Just a question, how old is he? You're 16-20, so I'd be guessing he's in late 40's-early 60's?


User currently offlineCO7e7 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2849 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1932 times:

Best wishes for you, your dad and your family!
My thoughts and prayers with you all.


Zaki


User currently offlineScarletHarlot From Canada, joined Jul 2003, 4673 posts, RR: 56
Reply 23, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1906 times:

How is the news today? I hope your dad is doing well. Excellent news so far - yay!


But that was when I ruled the world
User currently offlineSpeedbird747BA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1894 times:

Best wishes and regards for you, your father, and your family.

Cheers,
Kyle


25 Post contains images Mir : Another update: Nothing really new to report - still doing well in the ICU (asleep). And things are unlikely to change much in the near term - the rec
26 Post contains images EWS : Wish your father the very best and a fast recovery. Lew
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