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NewPickeringWdWrkr

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07-28-2010 02:36 PM

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 http://anterosurbanwooddesigns.com


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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 07-28-2010 02:42 PM

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

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

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richgreer

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#2 posted 07-28-2010 02:56 PM

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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Woodcanuck

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#3 posted 07-28-2010 03:00 PM

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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lew

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#4 posted 07-28-2010 03:04 PM

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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brunob

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#5 posted 07-28-2010 03:19 PM

You’ll be on my prayer list.

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

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GMman

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#6 posted 07-28-2010 04:38 PM

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

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grizzman

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#7 posted 07-28-2010 04:57 PM

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

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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BritBoxmaker

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#8 posted 07-28-2010 05:48 PM

I wish you both well.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Scott Bryan

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#9 posted 07-28-2010 05:52 PM

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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JimF

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#10 posted 07-28-2010 05:53 PM

Hope it goes well.

-- Insert clever tag line here

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Russ

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#11 posted 07-28-2010 07:12 PM

I hope the surgery and results go well.

-- Russ

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Rustic

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#12 posted 07-28-2010 07:59 PM

thoughts and prayers your way bud

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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mmh

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#13 posted 07-28-2010 08:01 PM

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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darinS

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#14 posted 07-28-2010 09:04 PM

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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gagewestern

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#15 posted 07-28-2010 09:13 PM

we will be thinking of you good luck

-- gagewestern

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