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papadan

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08-11-2009 05:12 AM

Instead of woodworking, this one has kept me out of the shop long enough. In the morning I’m getting myself some more stents in my heart. At least i hope I am, the Drs. are afraid they may have to switch to bypass in mid stream. The artery is in pretty bad shape with 4 blockages in one section. While your making saw dust tomorrow, keep me in mind. Thanks, PaPaDan

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!


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#1 posted 08-11-2009 05:26 AM

Good luck tomorrow Dan !!!

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#2 posted 08-11-2009 05:42 AM

You will be back making sawdust before you know it! Take care …

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#3 posted 08-11-2009 05:45 AM

good luck…you are in good care…matt

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#4 posted 08-11-2009 06:19 AM

Dan, I knew you had been out for a while. Sorry about the health thing. But, you know, that stuff is a pretty common procedure now….maybe not for you but, those doc’s know what they are doing. You’ll be on my mind. Looking forward to seeing your comments again.
g

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#5 posted 08-11-2009 06:45 AM

Best wishes Dan Knowing all will be well and the call of the shop will be sending you it’s way shortly.

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#6 posted 08-11-2009 07:02 AM

I’ll bend a knee for you tonight. Good luck!

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#7 posted 08-11-2009 07:45 AM

Best wishes I will keep you in my thoughts. God Bless

-- Carlos

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#8 posted 08-11-2009 08:20 AM

Best wishes. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#9 posted 08-11-2009 08:26 AM

get well , and come back better !

our prayers are with you .

-- 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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#10 posted 08-11-2009 01:22 PM

I’ve known you for a long time, Dan, and I demand to keep knowing you!
No nonsense.
Get better and get back to it!
And, please, keep us informed of your progress.
Best regards,
Don

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#11 posted 08-11-2009 02:52 PM

Best of luck, Dan!!!!
Gene

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#12 posted 08-11-2009 03:44 PM

papadan, My thoughts and prayers will be with you. I’m sure you’ll come through just fine. Those Drs. do have it down to just a routine type thing now a days. Even if they do the bypasses, it shouldn’t be such a big thing! They wont let you watch the bypasses like they do the stents! In other words you wont remember a thing! The great thing is you’ll feel better after the procedure than you have for a long, long time. Wishing you the best.

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#13 posted 08-11-2009 04:11 PM

papadan,
I had stents and angioplasty done in the year 2000. In my cardiac rehab program, a lot of the old-timers told me that I’d have been better off just getting bypass surgery. They were right! Seven years and a new heart attack later, my entire right coronary artery, where the stents were implanted, had become ‘diseased’ in the words of my surgeon. Though the recovery was difficult, bypass is definitely the way to go. Best of Luck to you!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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#14 posted 08-11-2009 05:20 PM

Hang in there my friend.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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Don Butler

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#15 posted 08-11-2009 05:22 PM

I just got word about Dan.
They were successful and only used one stent. He’s recovering now.

Happy day!

d

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