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quick SPAWN update

edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
its late and its been a long day.. . .a big thanks to buddy lawn for posting for me earlier today.. . .

finally got to see sydney around 4:30 this afternoon. .. she was amazingly wide awake after surgery and recovery. ..her thigh where they took the skin was the sorest part of her body (more so than her wrists/hands). ...but she was in really good spirits, and had an appetite to boot. ... when the nurses let me go get her mcdonalds for dinner instead of eating the crappy hospital food, it really made her day. ...we stayed with her till around 10:30 when she really punked out and the pain was starting to really throb. .. i was really amazed at how well she made it through what was a pretty tough day for anybody, and especially what she's already been through the past week ....i told her i was really proud of her!!! . .. and again, the doctor was very satisfied with how things went today, being able to cover 100% of the wounds with the grafts. ..now we'll just have to see how well they "take". ..and that will take a few days. ..be he was pretty happy with his work. .. .

and her room has really started to fill up with cards/flowers/balloons from a bunch of the best friends anyone could ever have. . ..you know who you are!!!!. ...

going to bed now. . .been a long day. ..

and as always. . .. thanks all!!!! you already know how I feel about all of you!!
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Comments

  • stanstan Posts: 51
    Great news. Glad that all went well.
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  • FiretruckFiretruck Posts: 2,676
    Glad to hear it Max, thanks for the update
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  • Gator Bait Gator Bait Posts: 5,244
    Hey Max,

    Thanks for the update, skin grafts are a pain in the . . . well I'm sure Sydney explained all that. It's not easy to have new wounds made to heal the old. When they fillet the good skin off they expose a whole layer of nerve ends you never dreamt you had and it gets old real fast. 100% coverage is great news and prayers and vibes are already directed at healing and comfort.
    Have a good night, I bet your beat.

    Gator
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  • BigTBigT Posts: 385
    Thoughts and prayers for a full and speedy recovery- every day is truly a gift.

    Terence
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  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    Thanks for the update and it is good to hear some good news for now.

    Kent
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  • DryFlyDryFly Posts: 351
    Great news!
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  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    100% Terrific! that is what we were all hoping for! We are routing for you! Julie
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  • UnConundrumUnConundrum Posts: 536
    Great news Max. You have every reason to be proud of her :)
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  • JudyFoodieJudyFoodie Posts: 124
    Great News! Here's adding more faith and good spirits to healing 100% Sydney. We are all proud of you!
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  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,272
    Wonderful! I hope everyone is well rested. Let the healing begin!
    Molly
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  • icemncmthicemncmth Posts: 1,157
    Glad she is doing better...We will keep your family in our prayers!
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  • Desert FillyDesert Filly Posts: 1,042
    Thanks for the update Max. Sure is great news to hear. I'm sure it makes it all more better now that Momma is there. Take care....prayers are still a coming.

    The filly
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  • egretegret Posts: 4,018
    Great news, Max! Hoping everything "takes" well and this will be the end of the procedures.....Still in our thoughts and prayers, buddy.......
    image
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  • Spring ChickenSpring Chicken Posts: 9,633
    That's gotta be a Code 3 Wheeeeeeee!!! (medical talk for when things go right) (I think)

    Now the wait.

    Keep'n the good vibes coming. Seems to be working well.

    Spring "Apprentice Understudy Trainee Wheeeeeeer" Chicken
    Spring Texas USA
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  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,328
    Glad to hear it went well. I can't even imagine the pain she must be having. Really glad to hear she is in good spirits!! We're all transmitting vibes at maximum capacity. Go Spawn!
    Chris
    DizzyPigBBQ.com
    Twitter: @dizzypigbbq
    Facebook: Dizzy Pig Seasonings
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  • GunnarGunnar Posts: 2,010
    Wow, a week later and we get to the painful part, hospital food. I’m really glad to hear all is going well. Good karma continuing your way.
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  • DobieDadDobieDad Posts: 502
    Heya Max & Spawn!!!

    The FIRST poster I look for in the morning is you, my friend.

    We are so very, very glad to hear of Sydney's progress.

    McDonalds for dinner, huh? Man, life is getting back to what it should be.

    We're keeping the good vibes coming atcha, and waiting to hear that the grafts are taking and the Spawn can blow out of that pop stand.

    Continued best wishes to all of you,

    R & G
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  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    glad to hear things are going well ;)

    happy eggin

    TB

    Anderson S.C.

    "Life is too short to be diplomatic. A man's friends shouldn't mind what he does or says- and those who are not his friends, well, the hell with them. They don't count."

    Tyrus Raymond Cobb

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  • Misippi EggerMisippi Egger Posts: 5,095
    Great news!

    We will pray for the grafts to "take" and her need for future surgery to be over.
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  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    Well I guess we could say we are Mclovin the updates Max!

    H
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  • Max,
    I just got in yesterday from a week long trip and had no idea. I followed the trail, until I finally found the whole story. I am very glad to hear she has recovered so quickly and her surgery went well yesterday. Your entire family is in our prayers. Thanks for all the updates. Keep up the positive attitude and great spirits SPAWN!
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,941
    Great Max,

    Keep keeping us informed please. We'll keep her in our prayers.

    Steve and Norma

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • BevoBevo Posts: 179
    Hey Max,

    From one Hofstra parent to another, I continue to send you and Spawn my best wishes.
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  • WingRiderWingRider Posts: 326
    Max,

    Glad to hear that things are going well.
    And don't forget to catch a little sleep once and a while.
    Wayne
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  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Glad to know the good news Max. Tell Sydney there are prayers and good vibes sent all the way from old México...
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  • EmandM'sDadEmandM'sDad Posts: 648
    Give Sydney some hugs(gentle) and kisses from all of us
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  • BordelloBordello Posts: 5,926
    That's great hear Max, we will be waiting for more good news. Give my best to Spawn.

    Regards,
    Bordello
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