LumberJocks

Going under the knife

  • Advertise with us

« back to Coffee Lounge forum

Forum topic by RussellAP posted 557 days ago 637 views 0 times favorited 17 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View RussellAP's profile

RussellAP

2944 posts in 911 days


557 days ago

I finally get to see what it’s like to be a piece of wood.
For the last 6 years or so, I’ve had some stones in my salivary gland. The one that is under your jaw. Well last week it became infected and painful as paper cut in a salt factory. I can no longer eat because it hurts to move my tongue.
Monday I get it operated on if I make it that long. .
Just one more thing to drag me away from my woodworking.

Wish me luck.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.


17 replies so far

View GuyK's profile

GuyK

356 posts in 2704 days


#1 posted 557 days ago

Good luck with that Russell. it sound very painful.

-- Guy Kroll www.thelandsathillsidefarms.org

View Howie's profile

Howie

2656 posts in 1547 days


#2 posted 557 days ago

Russell, my ex had that problem Very painfull. Good luck.

-- Life is good.

View waho6o9's profile

waho6o9

4821 posts in 1201 days


#3 posted 557 days ago

Best of luck Russell.

View Bob817's profile

Bob817

650 posts in 1007 days


#4 posted 557 days ago

Good Luck with your operation Russell.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

12909 posts in 2607 days


#5 posted 557 days ago

good luck Lumberjock! get well soon

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

View oldnovice's profile

oldnovice

3684 posts in 1992 days


#6 posted 557 days ago

Ouch, that must be painful and on top of that not being able to eat … how about a lot of drinks!

Get better soon!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

View lumberjoe's profile

lumberjoe

2829 posts in 873 days


#7 posted 557 days ago

Make sure the doctor uses the correct blade for ripping vs cross cutting, you wouldn’t want any tear out!

In all seriousness, it’s a scary thing. You’ll be a lot better off after. I hope it goes well and you recover quick. I want to see some more bowls!

-- www.etsy.com/shop/KandJWoodCrafts

View Kreegan's profile

Kreegan

1452 posts in 771 days


#8 posted 557 days ago

God bless, Russ! Take care!

View whitebeast88's profile

whitebeast88

3467 posts in 815 days


#9 posted 557 days ago

hope your surgery goes well and your back eating and woodworking soon.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

View patron's profile

patron

13000 posts in 1965 days


#10 posted 557 days ago

prayers brother
come back hungry
and soon

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

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

TopamaxSurvivor

14721 posts in 2300 days


#11 posted 557 days ago

Good luck. Be thankful they can make it go away that simply. You’ll be back taking it on on wood on Tuesday ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

View Purrmaster's profile

Purrmaster

777 posts in 717 days


#12 posted 556 days ago

Good luck. My best wishes for your speedy recovery.

View Sandra's profile

Sandra

4248 posts in 699 days


#13 posted 556 days ago

Good luck to you. The hospital is no place to be when you’re not feeling well! Get in, get out, get home, get better.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

View Rustic's profile

Rustic

3133 posts in 2221 days


#14 posted 555 days ago

hope all goes well

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

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112008 posts in 2201 days


#15 posted 555 days ago

Best wishes for you Russ and a speedy recovery.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

showing 1 through 15 of 17 replies

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase