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Old 05-31-2004, 06:54 AM   #1
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After a recent visit to my doctor, they have discovered a tumour around my right shoulder area, and are rushing me in to surgery tommorow, June 1, to have it removed. It is
apparantly a fairly major operation which will require them to remove most of the shoulder and a large portion of my upper thigh to replace what's lost from the shoulder. I'm not sure why I'm telling all of you this, just a way to vent, I guess. I won't be getting around much over the next few weeks, so needless to say, Gordon is waiting in my 3 disc cd changer. I have chosen " Gord's Gold ", " Harmony " , and
" Summertime Dream ". That should do the trick. It will be a while before I'm up and around, and some time before I'll be back on this site. I'll be sure to give you an update, and maybe in a few weeks someone can update me on everything I've missed, to avoid me reading 5 weeks of posts!! Until then, peace to all and I'll talk to ya later.


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Old 05-31-2004, 07:18 AM   #2
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Our best wishes for a full recovery and minimum pain are sent your way. We'll be thinking of you, take care and rest easy..
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Old 05-31-2004, 08:01 AM   #3
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Yes, Doug, please know we'll keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Good luck with the surgery and may your recovery be as short and painless as possible.
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Old 05-31-2004, 09:25 AM   #4
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Doug,

Best of luck to you, hang in there.

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Old 05-31-2004, 10:13 AM   #5
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I echo the wishes sent by the others, Doug! Good luck to you...you'll be in thoughts and prayers and, don't worry, we'll keep the light on round here for ya. See you again in a few!
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Old 05-31-2004, 12:57 PM   #6
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I will think good thoughts for you and wish you the best.

The three you picked should do the trick.

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Old 05-31-2004, 01:02 PM   #7
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Doug, I too send my best wishes for a speedy recovery. We'll miss you around here and look forward to your return.
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Old 05-31-2004, 07:53 PM   #8
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quote:Originally posted by Doug Letcher:
After a recent visit to my doctor, they have discovered a tumour around my right shoulder area, and are rushing me in to surgery tommorow, June 1, to have it removed. It is
apparantly a fairly major operation which will require them to remove most of the shoulder and a large portion of my upper thigh to replace what's lost from the shoulder. I'm not sure why I'm telling all of you this, just a way to vent, I guess. I won't be getting around much over the next few weeks, so needless to say, Gordon is waiting in my 3 disc cd changer. I have chosen " Gord's Gold ", " Harmony " , and
" Summertime Dream ". That should do the trick. It will be a while before I'm up and around, and some time before I'll be back on this site. I'll be sure to give you an update, and maybe in a few weeks someone can update me on everything I've missed, to avoid me reading 5 weeks of posts!! Until then, peace to all and I'll talk to ya later.


Doug.


Good luck with the surgery, Doug. We'll keep you in our thoughts.

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Old 05-31-2004, 09:28 PM   #9
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God bless, Doug, come back to us soon as you can!!!
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Old 05-31-2004, 10:19 PM   #10
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You will be in my thoughts. I hope all goes well, and as Char said minimal pain. you can come back and visit as you are recouping one handed typing is an art (right John?) please, if you can't lets us know have someone get on board and tell us how you've faired and how your recovery is going. Good luck and good listening.
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Old 06-01-2004, 01:44 PM   #11
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I'll say a prayer for you! Best wishes for a very speedy recovery!
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Old 06-02-2004, 10:14 AM   #12
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Doug, just saying "hello" and hoping you are feeling alright! When you are able, let us know how you are doing. Take care.
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Old 06-03-2004, 07:10 PM   #13
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Hey Doug,excuse my tardiness in replying. My PC is down at home and when I was at the library yesterday (June 2nd) I spent more time on the main board and by the time I got here,time was up.

I wish you a successful operation and a rapid & equally successful recovery! (As good as Gord's! If not better!
We hope to hear from you soon and good luck!

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Old 06-07-2004, 05:05 PM   #14
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hope all is well with you Doug, I will keep you in my prayers.
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Old 06-07-2004, 06:38 PM   #15
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you'll be in my thoughts and prayers....I'll send good vibes your way for a speedy recovery .....take care
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Old 06-10-2004, 03:32 PM   #16
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Thank you all, this was very nice to come home to. Feeling o.k, but a long road ahead.
I will keep you all updated in a week or two.
Once again, from the bottom of my heart, thank you.

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Old 06-10-2004, 04:03 PM   #17
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Glad to hear you're out of hospital - there really is no place like home.
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Old 06-10-2004, 06:43 PM   #18
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Doug, I hope everything has gone well.
I shall be thinking of you.
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Old 06-10-2004, 11:03 PM   #19
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Doug, very glad to hear you are on the mend! We were all concerned with your health. I pray the forecast is a good one!!!
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Old 06-10-2004, 11:45 PM   #20
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Doug, it was good to see your post. Glad to see you home and hopefully on the mend. Take care!

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Doug,

Glad you're back. Now as they say 'one day at a time' - best wishes !

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Old 06-22-2004, 10:58 AM   #22
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Once again, thanks to all. I am recovering very well, slow, but well. I am looking forward to jumping back in to the forum.
Talk to ya soon.

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Old 06-22-2004, 03:57 PM   #23
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Great news, Doug. Speedy recovery! We all look forward to your return to the forum.
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Old 06-22-2004, 09:01 PM   #24
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quote:Originally posted by Doug Letcher:
Thank you all, this was very nice to come home to. Feeling o.k, but a long road ahead.
I will keep you all updated in a week or two.
Once again, from the bottom of my heart, thank you.

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Old 06-22-2004, 11:26 PM   #25
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quote:Originally posted by Doug Letcher:
Once again, thanks to all. I am recovering very well, slow, but well. I am looking forward to jumping back in to the forum.
Talk to ya soon.

Doug


Doug, please continue to pop in every once in a while to keep us posted. Hopefuly you'll be back with us more frequently in no time at all. Glad to hear things are going well, if slow.

Continued recovery wishes to you!

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