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Old 12-10-2007, 02:25 PM   #1
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Good Thoughts On Wednesday

My 15 yo son Myles is having surgery Wednesday morning. It's a welcome thing - he had a titanium bar put in his chest to correct a severe defect 2 years ago. It worked wonderfully and fixed all the other problems he was having. We thought it would be in another year but the surgeons surprised us last week and said it can come out now. He's thrilled and feels like he's getting a great Christmas present. I'm thrilled, too, but of course, I'm a little nervous. Even at 6 feet tall, he's still my baby! We have to travel to another city for the surgery so we'll be leaving in the morning.

This isn't a huge deal or life-threatening or anything like that, thankfully. I'm so grateful that we are blessed with great health and not dealing with the heartbreaking and devastating illnesses so many others face everyday. But if any of you think of it on Wednesday, I'd be thankful for good wishes and healing vibes sent our way.

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Old 12-10-2007, 02:29 PM   #2
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What time is the procedure Wednesday?
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Old 12-10-2007, 02:32 PM   #3
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That's great that it fixed what it was supposed to and great that it can come out early.
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We'll have you and Myles in our thoughts Wednesday.
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Old 12-10-2007, 02:37 PM   #5
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So far, it's scheduled for 7 am, Uncle Bob. But elective cases often get bumped for emergencies - and thankfully, we aren't an emergency.

Oh yeah, pacanis, it worked better than we ever even hoped! And after it comes out, he can return to sports and skateboarding and all the other dangerous things boys love to do!
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Old 12-10-2007, 02:40 PM   #6
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So far, it's scheduled for 7 am, Uncle Bob. But elective cases often get bumped for emergencies - and thankfully, we aren't an emergency.

Oh yeah, pacanis, it worked better than we ever even hoped! And after it comes out, he can return to sports and skateboarding and all the other dangerous things boys love to do!

7:00 AM.......I'll be there!!
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Old 12-10-2007, 03:37 PM   #7
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I'll put it on my calendar!!
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Old 12-10-2007, 03:59 PM   #8
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Good luck I'll be thinking about you and your family.
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Old 12-10-2007, 04:32 PM   #9
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Wednesday is set aside just for Myles and your family..Blessings and good thoughts will be coming.
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Old 12-10-2007, 05:59 PM   #10
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You got it! I will be there in spirit.Does he get to take the bar home for show and tell?
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Old 12-10-2007, 06:16 PM   #11
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Prayers and support have been sent early, best wishes for your precious son, they are all our babies. Age means nothing !
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Old 12-10-2007, 08:18 PM   #12
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i hop all goes well... its a rough experience..
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Old 12-11-2007, 01:09 AM   #13
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Thanks so much, ya'll. It's nice to know my DC friends will be there with my boy and me. I'll let you know how things go.
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You got it! I will be there in spirit.Does he get to take the bar home for show and tell?
He's determined to get it and the 2 cross bars that are holding it in place. We were thinking of making a wind chime out of it.
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Good luck to Myles and to you. I hope you don't stress too much while he is under. Truly an early Christmas present.
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Warmest regard to you and your son. I'll be offering up a prayer for both of you and thinking about you. Please let us know how he is as soon as you can.
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Old 12-11-2007, 10:03 AM   #17
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Just prayed for your family and Myles.
He'll be perfectly protected...................
Merry Christmas to him and I hope this makes all the difference in how he feels from now on.
I know my baby is just short of 6 feet. When he broke his back last year, it was all I could do to not cuddle him in a blanket and hold him close, it's a mommy thing.
Best of good fortune to you and yours Terry.
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i'll be here with everything crossed, praying to anyone who'lll listen, f-mom.
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Fisher's Mom, My prayers are with you, your son and your family- today, tomorrow and forever. God will bless you and yours. Love and peace. Dawn :)

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