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Forum topic by Mark posted 12-24-2009 04:32 AM 1293 views 0 times favorited 25 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-24-2009 04:32 AM

Previously I’ve had my brain surgery on Oct 9 to refresh your minds for those who may not know or remember. I had (temporal lobectomy) 16 cubic cm of my brain removed to rid my seizures (epilepsy). And yesterday I had to go for my 2 hour ride back to London, Ontario for an update. My neurologist had nothing but good news about it saying how well it went and everything is going along perfect. So now he is slowly reducing my medication (I take 18 pills a day by the way). And after visiting him I went to visit my neuro-psycologist and to my “after surgery” psycological test and got the exact same score as “before surgery” which shocked her saying how rare it is not be struggling with anything. So I’m feeling confident in the results of my surgery and on the 7th of January I go back to see my surgeon which I give him a thank you plaque that I made for him which I’ll submit hopefully tomorrow for you to see.

-- M.K.

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#1 posted 12-24-2009 04:38 AM

Glad to have good news from you Mark, how about posting what you have made for a gift.

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#2 posted 12-24-2009 04:40 AM

What an absolutely wonderful Christmas present, Mark!

Looking forward to seeing the plaque.

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

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#3 posted 12-24-2009 04:40 AM

this is great news mark .

what a wonderful christmas present !

-- 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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#4 posted 12-24-2009 04:46 AM

By the way Mark did you ever get anything in the mail from me?

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#5 posted 12-24-2009 04:54 AM

Merry Christmas !!

-- eric post, tallahassee FL

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#6 posted 12-24-2009 04:56 AM

Our thoughts are with you for your continued recovery.

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#7 posted 12-24-2009 05:00 AM

thx guys….not yet gmman i take it you sent it already?

-- M.K.

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#8 posted 12-24-2009 05:08 AM

Wonderful news Mark, and you are still in my prayers. Keep us posted…and Merry Christmas!

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#9 posted 12-24-2009 05:10 AM

thx padre and everyone else! Merry Christmas!

-- M.K.

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#10 posted 12-24-2009 05:11 AM


Sounds like the result is as good as you could hope for!

Congrats, and …. Happy Holidays!

-- -- Neil

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#11 posted 12-24-2009 05:25 AM

Thats great news Mark, sounds like things are heading the right way for you. Have a great Christmas

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce)

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#12 posted 12-24-2009 05:46 AM


--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#13 posted 12-24-2009 06:07 AM


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

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#14 posted 12-24-2009 06:25 AM

Great news, Mark! Merry Christmas!

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

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#15 posted 12-24-2009 06:36 AM

That’s awesome Mark. We’ll pray for your continued recovery.

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