Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
It’s almost football season, so we’re perfecting our favorite tailgating and homegating recipes! Whether you like hamburgers, wings, brats, ribs or something cooked with beer, we have everything you’ll need for the perfect tailgate party. We always like inviting friends to join our tailgates because the EGG is about community and having fun, so make sure if you’re inviting company you make extra - the food will be gone before you know it! Don't forget dessert, either!

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Good Thing My Wife is so Tough...



  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,209
    Prayers for your wife and family... Positive vibes on the way as well.
  • setdahooksetdahook Posts: 155
    definitely my hopes and prayers keep positive she needs you bro.
  • ParallelParallel Posts: 432
    edited March 2013
    Mrs Parallel is scheduled for surgery on March 25. There's a fair chance the surgery can be done laparoscopic and robot-assisted, but the surgeon will make that call during the procedure. There is a 75% chance that she will NOT need radiation therapy (assuming the cancer hasn't spread). All of the pre-op stuff has been done today; exam by the gynecologic oncologist, blood work, EKG and chest xrays.

    To give you an idea of her attitude, she posted the following on her FB page:

    Mrs. Parallel — "
    on the positive side the doctor said I need to wear moo moos after the surgery, so I may have to become old officially now."

    To which I replied — "
    The doctor said when you're RECOVERING moo moos are a good option. That doesn't give you carte blanche to run around like the people of Walmart." :))

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
  • That attitude and the Lord's help will see you guys through!  Keep it up and keep it light!


    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,489
    I don't know your circumstances, but if you need lodging while getting treatment, look for an American Cancer Society Hope Lodge.  Wonderful support.

    As a fellow survivor, good luck.

    XLBGE X 2, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

  • ParallelParallel Posts: 432
    Thanks for the tip Doc. We've sprung for a private room so that I can be with her to help take care of her.

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
  • BullibeBullibe Posts: 132
    I will be praying for you and for a full, speedy recovery for your wife.
    Redneck Riviera, Gulf Shores, Alabama
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,542
    Hope all goes well for you and your wife, brother. We will be praying for her.


    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.


    Chattanooga, TN.


  • BillPinNCBillPinNC Posts: 68
    Hope all goes well!
  • erbloveerblove Posts: 87
    Prayers to her, you, and your entire family. 
    Columbia, SC ~ LBGE, ThermaPen
    I love to eat...sue me!
  • BRush00BRush00 Posts: 356
    Haven't signed on in quite awhile and almost forgot my password in the meantime - but wanted to wish you the best of luck Parallel.  By the sounds of it she's a fighter and should pull through no problem.

    make sure to keep us all posted.  Us Egghead's gotta stick together.
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