The Naked Scientists

The Naked Scientists Forum

Author Topic: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.  (Read 5279 times)

Offline JimBob

  • Global Moderator
  • Neilep Level Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 6564
  • Thanked: 7 times
  • Moderator
    • View Profile
Dear Diary,

To the woe of all you miscreants, the head miscreant is now returned - BOW BEFORE ME IN AWE!

I am fine and on the way to recovory (I think). At least things are better for me physically now than they have been for a couple of years. Not being one to complain or ask for sympathy from people I know, even if they are very close to me, I usually go through my trials with a very small core of good friends.

When I had surgery to repair a fractured leg two years ago I could not get any strength back. No matter how much I did, I just got weaker. I could not get a physician to listen until last spring when my right leg began going numb when walking. Distances decreased and finally two months ago I saw a vascular surgeon who said "Oh, I know what's wrong. It is causing all of your exhaustion, your lack of mental acuity," blah, blah, ad infinitum. It was causing problems in all parts of my life.

SO, November 7 I showed up at 6 AM for day surgery. After some dye, mumbo jumbo and a voodoo sacrifice, a stint was placed in my 95% blocked right iliac artery and I was sent to recovory - where I started bleeding internally. Day surgery turneed into a week+ of complications, operations, transfusions, unwanted discomfort, and, general grumpyness and ill temper. (I was at the ER a week ago for disolving stitches that didn't disolve but got infected.)

But, as I first said, I am alive, doing better than I have in several years and walking a 1/4 mile a day at present. Before, 50 feet was a struggel.

SO BEWARE!!!!!!

I'm baaaack! - and I'm ....

ΔΙΑΒΟΛΟς   [8D]


 

Offline Karen W.

  • Moderator
  • Naked Science Forum GOD!
  • *****
  • Posts: 31653
  • Thanked: 5 times
  • "come fly with me"
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #1 on: 10/12/2006 07:21:39 »
Welcome back Jimbob and we are glad to here things are better! I know what it feels like to be where you were and I am very happy to see you back and full of vigor! Congratulations and enjoy every day to the fullest!!
 

Offline Carolyn

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 3761
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #2 on: 11/12/2006 05:56:26 »
Hi JimBob!  So nice to see you again.  Welcome back and glad you're doing better.

Carolyn
 

Offline neilep

  • Withdrawnmist
  • Naked Science Forum GOD!
  • *******
  • Posts: 20602
  • Thanked: 8 times
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #3 on: 11/12/2006 16:28:27 »
Wonderful News  !!!

HUGS The JIMBOB ...

YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!!
 

Offline JimBob

  • Global Moderator
  • Neilep Level Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 6564
  • Thanked: 7 times
  • Moderator
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #4 on: 12/12/2006 05:58:38 »
Wonderful News  !!!

HUGS The JIMBOB ...

YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!!



Oh, thank you - and you owe me an e-mail, young man.  [:-'(]  [:(!]
 

Offline neilep

  • Withdrawnmist
  • Naked Science Forum GOD!
  • *******
  • Posts: 20602
  • Thanked: 8 times
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #5 on: 12/12/2006 06:07:21 »
Wonderful News  !!!

HUGS The JIMBOB ...

YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!!



Oh, thank you - and you owe me an e-mail, young man.  [:-'(]  [:(!]


*.OOPS !!...hangs head low....humble mode....Shame...deep deep shame*

 

Offline Karen W.

  • Moderator
  • Naked Science Forum GOD!
  • *****
  • Posts: 31653
  • Thanked: 5 times
  • "come fly with me"
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #6 on: 12/12/2006 06:21:52 »
Shame on you Neil! LOL!!!
 

Offline JimBob

  • Global Moderator
  • Neilep Level Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 6564
  • Thanked: 7 times
  • Moderator
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #7 on: 12/12/2006 20:34:22 »
All is forgiven. I am just being a curmudgeon - a natural state of affairs.

And Thank all of you who have welcomeed me back!
 

Offline neilep

  • Withdrawnmist
  • Naked Science Forum GOD!
  • *******
  • Posts: 20602
  • Thanked: 8 times
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #8 on: 12/12/2006 23:01:30 »
All is forgiven. I am just being a curmudgeon - a natural state of affairs.

And Thank all of you who have welcomeed me back!


There's a friggin email in your inbox you old fart !!
 

Offline Karen W.

  • Moderator
  • Naked Science Forum GOD!
  • *****
  • Posts: 31653
  • Thanked: 5 times
  • "come fly with me"
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #9 on: 13/12/2006 03:35:56 »
LOL!
 

Offline moonfire

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 4597
  • Can't stand the heat, step away from the fire!
    • View Profile
    • http://www.m2global.com/stormdiamonds
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #10 on: 13/12/2006 05:58:48 »
Hi Jimbob!  Missed ewe much around here...glad all went well
 

Offline Mirage

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 2733
  • Dry Hump anyone?
    • View Profile
    • http://brokenzanymind.blogspot.com/
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #11 on: 13/12/2006 16:50:19 »
Howdy Sir Jimbob
 

Offline JimBob

  • Global Moderator
  • Neilep Level Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 6564
  • Thanked: 7 times
  • Moderator
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #12 on: 13/12/2006 17:26:24 »
Howdy Sir Jimbob

Gad, I have been knighted. From now on everyone will refer to Us as Sir James de Hedge.
 

Offline neilep

  • Withdrawnmist
  • Naked Science Forum GOD!
  • *******
  • Posts: 20602
  • Thanked: 8 times
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #13 on: 13/12/2006 23:04:16 »
Howdy Sir Jimbob

Gad, I have been knighted. From now on everyone will refer to Us as Sir James de Hedge.



superiority complex
–noun

an exaggerated feeling of one's own superiority.
[Origin: 1920–25]

That's about right !!...your year of birth ?? LOL..1920 !!  ;)
 

Offline moonfire

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 4597
  • Can't stand the heat, step away from the fire!
    • View Profile
    • http://www.m2global.com/stormdiamonds
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #14 on: 14/12/2006 06:16:11 »
LOL  too funny...lol
 

Offline JimBob

  • Global Moderator
  • Neilep Level Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 6564
  • Thanked: 7 times
  • Moderator
    • View Profile
Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #15 on: 15/12/2006 02:13:20 »
Howdy Sir Jimbob


Gad, I have been knighted. From now on everyone will refer to Us as Sir James de Hedge.



superiority complex
–noun

an exaggerated feeling of one's own superiority.
[Origin: 1920–25]

That's about right !!...your year of birth ?? LOL..1920 !!  ;)

It is not a complex when it is a realization of realiy.

We forgive you your ignorance.

BTW, has anyone looked up hedge knight?
 

The Naked Scientists Forum

Re: Fun, diminished mental function, day(?) surgery, etc.
« Reply #15 on: 15/12/2006 02:13:20 »

 

SMF 2.0.10 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
SMFAds for Free Forums