Alistair here got my cast removed yesterday thank the good lord

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08-27-2010 05:56 PM

Well I got my cast removed yesterday. I have been having very sharp pains in my hand for about three weeks or more ,so I was glad to have it removed . When they removed the cast the doctor discovered what was wrong I had two sharp pins in my thumb bones since my operation and the skin had been since then granulating I.E. growing over and covering the pins completely.They were not pleased I hadn’t reported it oozing a bit of blood a few weeks back but as I explained I wasn’t sure it was blood as it turned black quickly. so anyway they finally cut back and removed the pins so I am much improved ,no more stabbing pains, though generally my wrist is quite swollen and sore so back slowly to typing with both hands.I want to thank all my dear friends here for your love and support to me and Bronwen.On the brighter side I ordered a new car yesterday a Volvo estate diesel a whopping seventy two miles per gallon as opposed to my current thirty so I ordered it to my own spec so it should be here in a few months. God Bless you all Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#1 posted 08-27-2010 05:59 PM

glad to hear you’re recovering. hope that pain in the wrist will be gone soon completely.

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#2 posted 08-27-2010 06:02 PM

great news on the hand !

and sounds like you are feeling your oats again .

with that kind of mileage ,
you can come and visit us in the states .

and have money for a hamburger too !

-- 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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#3 posted 08-27-2010 06:38 PM

Glad to hear your alright and looks like you’ll be heading back to the shop real soon:)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path

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#4 posted 08-27-2010 06:49 PM

Glad your recovery is going well.

That mileage is impressive. Does it have Electric assist?

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#5 posted 08-27-2010 07:07 PM

NO electric assist here it is Volvo v50 diesel with extras comes to approx £22k mine is black metalic colour with black interior se model and is a little more expensive than standard all the details are here as said v50 se stop start with zaurak alloy wheels stop start cuts off engine when you stop at lights etc read on Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#6 posted 08-27-2010 07:08 PM

Glad to hear you’re doing well. I hope you get back in the shop soon Alistair.

Take care and God bless

-- Rusty

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#7 posted 08-27-2010 07:33 PM

Glad to hear you’re on the mend! I also am in the market for a new vehicle, and have been looking at diesels. In the states, the V50 doesn’t come in a diesel model, so I’m looking at a VW TDI which gets only 40 MPG. Hope you are back in your shop soon. When I broke my leg last year, it kept me away from my shop for almost 10 weeks—nearly so long that the doc was thinking of putting me on antidepressants…

-- SteveL

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#8 posted 08-27-2010 07:36 PM

I agree steve ,sometimes go to my shops to just sit and relax better than the constant television all the time.I do potter round and tidy a bit just small stuff but I believe it is good for you spiritually to be there.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#9 posted 08-27-2010 07:41 PM

Sounds like good news to me… you’ll be back doing wonderful things shortly.
We are so lucky to have you as a member here!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#10 posted 08-27-2010 07:52 PM

Glad to hear you are recovering ok Alistair.

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

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#11 posted 08-27-2010 07:54 PM

Another step in the right direction Alistair; It’s good to hear that you are recovering.

Have a great weekend!

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

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#12 posted 08-27-2010 08:28 PM

hi alistar i am glad to here that you have got the cast off that is a great step in the direction you will never find till you are back in your shop doing the things that you love take it easy be careful till your hand is fully better don’t risk hurting it take care god bless good luck with your new car


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#13 posted 08-27-2010 08:30 PM

Glad you are feeling better.

Patron is busy designing the bridge for you drive over to the U.S.

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

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#14 posted 08-27-2010 08:50 PM

Alistair, Glad to hear of improvement. I was thinking yesterday that we hadn’t heard an update in a while.

Charlie, are you going to coordinate construction on the bridge? US side building eastward and Europeans building to the west to meet somewhere in mid-Atlantic? Let everyone know where to sign up.

-- Insert clever tag line here

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#15 posted 08-27-2010 08:59 PM

Alistair, What good news to hear that your arm is doing so good. Terrible that the pins were poking you however. Sounds like Patron and Charlie are going to be busy, I too agree with Jim…........Sign me up! Been a long time since I was in England about 48 years to be exact. We will have to get together Alistair when the bridge is complete ;)

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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