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I’ll be out of the shop for a few weeks. Today my wife is going in for 4 hr surgery to remove a massive fibroid (21 cm or 8” diametre) that developed during her pregnancy with our daughter. It didn’t mastecize (the doc’s term) after childbirth and the concern is that it’s cancerous. Once removed, we won’t know for 2-3 weeks after surgery as they have to do a full pathology on the mass.

There’ll be a 4-6 week recovery period if all goes well. I’ll let you know how it goes. It’s going to be a rough day for sure :(

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs

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#1 posted 1494 days ago

Good luck, Mike. My prayers will be with you and your wife.

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

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#2 posted 1494 days ago

My prayers are with you. I know how stressful this can be.

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

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#3 posted 1494 days ago

Hang in there, hope all goes well.

-- Ian - Life's a game, if you don't play, you can't win.

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#4 posted 1494 days ago

Our prayers to you, your wife and family.

Lew and Mimi

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

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#5 posted 1494 days ago

You’ll be on my prayer list.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#6 posted 1494 days ago

Good luck Mike, our prayers to you, your wife and family.

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#7 posted 1494 days ago

i wish you both the best and especially your wife…in gods hands..let us know how it all goes…grizz

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#8 posted 1494 days ago

I wish you both well.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#9 posted 1494 days ago

Mike, I wish you and your family nothing but the best.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#10 posted 1494 days ago

Hope it goes well.

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#11 posted 1494 days ago

I hope the surgery and results go well.

-- Russ

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#12 posted 1494 days ago

thoughts and prayers your way bud

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#13 posted 1494 days ago

I’m wishing your wife a successful surgery and quick recovery. Best to you and your family and keep in touch.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#14 posted 1494 days ago

Best wishes to you and your wife. I hope everything comes out OK.

-- If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you!

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#15 posted 1494 days ago

we will be thinking of you good luck

-- gagewestern

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