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Blog entry by BigTiny posted 985 days ago 1183 reads 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Greetings all.

Mrs Tiny is in hospital again with a complication of her diabetes. She had a foot infection this past summer that has returned with a vengeance. It has settled into her right big toe which has turned a dark purple and the doctors aren’t sure if it will have to be amputated or not. She will be hospitalized until Tuesday afternoon at the least, and we find out then what will happen.

I lost my left big toe at age ten to a power lawn mower. If she loses hers, it will be taking “togetherness” to the extreme.


-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#1 posted 985 days ago

Big Tiny,

My thoughts and prayer’s for your wife’s rapid recovery from this health problem. May you also be blessed with the strength to help her get through this challenge.

Take care.


-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!"

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#2 posted 985 days ago


I will keep the Mrs in my thoughts and prayers. Stay strong my friend.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#3 posted 985 days ago

My best thoughts and prayers for your wife Paul.

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#4 posted 985 days ago

Sorry to hear this. My prayers are with you both.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#5 posted 985 days ago


Sorry to hear that. I hope Your wife have a speedy recovery.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 985 days ago

Hi Paul:
So sad to hear about Mrs. BT. I wish her a speedy recovery and hope she is able to come home to you soon.

Take care, Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#7 posted 985 days ago

sorry to hear news like this. hope the best for her and yourself.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 985 days ago

wishing mama tiny the best of luck and a speedy recovery

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#9 posted 985 days ago

Sorry to hear this. My thoughts will be with you both.

-- John from Horse Shoe

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#10 posted 985 days ago

Sorry to hear this.She will be in my prayers.Hope she gets well soon.
Take care.

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#11 posted 985 days ago

You are both in our prayers for a speedy recovery

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#12 posted 984 days ago

My prayers are with you and your wife. As a diabetic myself, I know how serious this can be.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#13 posted 984 days ago

Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

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#14 posted 984 days ago

Hi all.

Thank you all, my friends, for your wishes and prayers. They are greatly appreciated.

On a good note, she is in a lot less pain today and the foot isn’t as swollen, so we’re hoping…

I pray she’s home for Christmas. After 37 years together, I’m lost on my own.


-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#15 posted 984 days ago


My thoughts are with you both.

My mother is a past VP of the American Diabetes Association. Through her work, and through my diabetic grandfather, I learned about the ravages of this disease.

I wish you both health and luck.

-- -- Neil

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