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Old 01-07-2009, 08:32 PM   #1
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Hello to all of my DC friends. Monday I had a bone marrow biopsy.
they tried my right side of my hip and could not get the biopsy needle in my bone, and they tried for a long time. Then they switched sides and doctors and he was successful in getting the biopsy. Monday PM I felt like I had been beaten with a ball bat. Tuesday morning I screamed when i got out of bed, I have never experienced such pain in my long life. Went back to the hospital and was checked over and was told it was deep tissue bruising. The doc gave me a bottle of powerful pain pills I took 2, 6 hours apart. When I got up this morning I had no Pain but I was still sore as could be. I won't know a thing till Friday at the earliest, probably Monday. so keep your fingers crossed.
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:34 PM   #2
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Hang in there Dave! We will keep praying that the test shows you are OK!
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:36 PM   #3
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Oh, Dave, how awful! Maybe a dart board with the doc's photo on it would help ease the pain.

I'll be praying for positive results.
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:37 PM   #4
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I just know that it will be all clean!! I'm sorry you had to go through that!!
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:42 PM   #5
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Fingers are crossed!
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:43 PM   #6
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Geez Gramps,
I sometimes wonder at the things they do to us to see what is wrong. I sometimes tend to feel like a lab rat and I don't like it. I'm so sorry they hurt you, wish I could have gone with you, not that I could do much but I can make a lot of noise I hate to see those I care about hurt and in pain..I'm praying for you that all will be well and you will be feeling tip top very soon..Rest and know I'm thinking about you.
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:43 PM   #7
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Hang in there Dave - we're all sending you good vibes and keeping our fingers crossed for you. Thanks for the update.
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Hang in there Dave just going to the hospital is a truly brave thing. Just know we are right here for you.
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:45 PM   #9
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Dave, I am glad that the biopsy is over. Hopefully that will be the worst of it. Just be careful with those pain pills. I would hate to have you fall. Is there someone staying with you? A Mrs. Dave perhaps. I have been keeping you in my prayers. Please continue to update us. And stay positive!!!!
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Like PieSusan said, hopefully that was the worst of it. I'll continue to pray for the best.
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