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Forum topic by RussellAP posted 501 days ago 387 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RussellAP

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501 days ago

Well, it’s done. I have a drain tube in my neck which is going to be there four lovely days. which means I’ll likely sleep fitfully in a recliner those four days. I just hope my cats don’t eat my neck while I sleep. lol.

Everything went fine, but I have yet to speak with anyone about it besides my wife and she is a bit sketchy about it.

The gist of it is, the salivary gland didn’t have stones in it. The duct had them, so they removed the gland and I hope they got the stones out, but they may not have gotten all the small stones that went into the duct under my tongue.

I really don’t care as long as there is no pain and the offending gland is gone.

So I should be back at woodworking in no time.

On another note. Paul Hind from Hobbithouse sent me three bowl blank glue-ups to practice on. They look really nice to me and I can’t wait to turn them out.

I have about 12 blanks waiting to be turned, plus the three paul sent me, plus a couple glue ups that I have myself.

So get ready for some serious bowlage coming your way.

Thank you for all your thoughts and prayers. I love each and every one of you guys, and that’s probably the pain meds talking, LOL.

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


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Bill White

3350 posts in 2563 days


#1 posted 501 days ago

Russ, I don’t even wanna think about the stuff ya went through. Put the cat in the dust collector with a couple old cans of tuna, sit in the chair to get well, and DON’T post any pics of the knife work.
Hope ya heal well, and best regards.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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woodbutcherbynight

1236 posts in 1012 days


#2 posted 501 days ago

The tubes do not sound like a good time to me. Get well soon.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 501 days ago

Glad to hear you’re doing well, Russell. We’ll be waiting to see those bowls.

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

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ChuckV

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#4 posted 501 days ago

Thanks for the update Russell. I wish you a speedy recovery.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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Jimbo4

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#5 posted 501 days ago

Russell – Get well soon!

-- BELT SANDER: Used for making rectangular gouges in wood.

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BigJerryWayne

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#6 posted 501 days ago

Glad all went well.

-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.

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