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richgreer

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05-11-2014 02:59 PM

I thought some people would want to know that I had a stroke. I’m still in rehab and hope for a full recovery.

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


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#1 posted 05-11-2014 03:09 PM

Sorry to hear about that Rich, but glad that you’re on your way to a full recovery. One step at a time, we’re pretty adaptable creatures.

Prayers are with you,
Sandra

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

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#2 posted 05-11-2014 03:10 PM

Wow, very sorry to hear this Rick. Glad you are here letting us know. I wish you a very speedy recovery. Keep us posted. Good health to you sir.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#3 posted 05-11-2014 03:10 PM

Terribly sorry to hear that, Rich. Prayers for a full and speedy recovery.

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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#4 posted 05-11-2014 03:13 PM

So sorry to hear about your stroke Rich ,I hope your recovery is fast and complete.

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#5 posted 05-11-2014 03:16 PM

Hang tough Rich. You’ve got a lot more projects in you. You do beautiful work. Get well.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#6 posted 05-11-2014 03:27 PM

Sorry to hear that Rich, I wish you a quick recovery

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#7 posted 05-11-2014 03:30 PM

hey rich, am really sorry to hear this, what have the dr’s said as far as recovery, has it stopped you the use of any one side or your speech, how long do they think you will be in rehab, i wish you to get well very soon, and if you dont ming prayers in your behalf,

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

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#8 posted 05-11-2014 04:09 PM

May you have a speedy recovery and make many

more fine projects Rich.

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#9 posted 05-11-2014 04:29 PM

I’m very sorry to here this, Rich. I pray that the doctors on the case will be guided by God and that they lead you to a speedy and complete recovery. God Bless.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 05-11-2014 04:30 PM

Get better, and don’t have another one!!!!!!!!

Your physicians should have a lot advice on how not to get the next one…........just follow their advice just like you do your woodworking, carefully.

Nothing is 100% in life, but you can change the odds that any given medical event will happen, and odds are something you understand.

I will expect nothing but 100% recovery, so no half way stuff…..........(-:

Seriously, hope your recovery is swift and complete, you have a lot of projects left to do in life…..........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#11 posted 05-11-2014 04:34 PM

Sorry to hear that, Rich. Wishing you a speedy and full recovery.

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

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#12 posted 05-11-2014 04:39 PM

Get well soon and stay well.

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#13 posted 05-11-2014 04:46 PM

Rich,
Really sorry to hear of your stroke. Best wishes for a fast and complete recovery. I always look forward to your perceptive and expert posts. Hope to see you back it really soon!
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#14 posted 05-11-2014 04:52 PM

Keep slugging man !

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

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#15 posted 05-11-2014 04:54 PM

Rich, sorry to hear that, I hope your recovery is fast and complete!

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

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