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Blog entry by jockmike2 posted 12-30-2009 04:56 PM 1758 reads 0 times favorited 41 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ouch! That Smarts, I mean it still Smarts!!!! Even though I had surgery on Monday, my fingers still hurts like helk. Surgery was successful, they had a hard time waking me up, I have sleep apnea, so they were shaking me and hollering at me to wake up every 5 minutes. So I was in Post Op a little longer than normal but thats OK. I eventually got home and had some coffee and I was good to go. Today I get to see the Dr’s handywork, I have not seen my hand since my wife changed the dressing on Sunday evening. So I’m a little apprehensive, but I want to get it done and over and move on. I have therapy on Thursday. That’ll seperate the wheat from the chaff, so to speak! Thanks again to everyone for your positive support,it meant a lot to me. I mean it means a lot to me. God Bless you all. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#1 posted 12-30-2009 05:03 PM

glad to see you’re getting some progress with it. and posting here to share it! thanks for that.

hope recovery will be swift, and to see you back on the horse soon.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#2 posted 12-30-2009 05:05 PM

It’s nice to hear from you Mike.

We hope everything heals up fast, so you can get on with your woodworking, & lumberjocking.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#3 posted 12-30-2009 05:09 PM

Sharon. Was that the problem he was on a horse while he was sawing. I didn’t know that.

Mike when did you ever see the Lone Ranger at a gallop trying to shove a board across a spinning saw blade. Ye’ll have to have Thos Angle post some pictures. I mean his hand is healing up enough to push a board. Since he has to hold some reins.

Mike our prayers are with you. Take care son.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 12-30-2009 05:09 PM

Good to see you, Mike. Hang in there (with your good hand, that is)!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 12-30-2009 05:11 PM

glad to have you back Mike you will be back in the workshop soon my friend thinking of you…...

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#6 posted 12-30-2009 05:18 PM

Thanks for the update Mike your doing good, things will get better and before too long you’ll be back to work.
Wish you the best.

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#7 posted 12-30-2009 05:19 PM

i think that thumping ,
is your heart working ,
witch is a great sign !

hope you get a better therapist ,
than the one in ,

the ’ coocko’s nest ’ !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#8 posted 12-30-2009 05:26 PM

Good news Mike.

Did you get a left handed coffee mug? Don’t want the sayings or logos pointing the wrong way.


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#9 posted 12-30-2009 05:27 PM

Good luck with the healing. I had my own experience with general anaesthesia – when I had my wisdom teeth out. It took me longer to recover from the drug than from the actual surgery.

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#10 posted 12-30-2009 05:46 PM

was wondering about about ya Mike. In fact, I’m thinking about your fingers every time I use the table saw.

Glad you gave us an update.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#11 posted 12-30-2009 05:49 PM

Great to hear things are healing, Mike.

Let us know how things go with the Physical Terrorist!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#12 posted 12-30-2009 05:50 PM

Mike, it’s good to hear everything is going well. Having had my right index finger re-attached while I was in the Navy I can appreciate some of what you are going through.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#13 posted 12-30-2009 05:50 PM

Karson – isn’t this the ‘man-fell-of-a-horse-while-woodworking’ forum? yikes! wrong website…

get well soon Mike.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#14 posted 12-30-2009 06:03 PM

Mike; Hoping you heal well and fast. Hang in there.

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#15 posted 12-30-2009 06:16 PM

What was that? I was on a saw horse and fell into a tablesaw, ya know you guys thats how nasty rumors get started…....

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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