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could it really be 2 years ago??!! OT

mad max beyond eggdomemad max beyond eggdome Posts: 8,134
edited 6:15AM in EggHead Forum
my ever-loving daughter, the spawn, just called me at work....i answer the phone "hi boo-boo, whats up?"...she responds, "hi daddy, i'm not dead" (the funny part was i thought she said, "i'm not GAY", and i said "so what made you figure that out today??", but she corrected me)....i was thinking her anniversary of "dying" was tomorrow, but she's right, it was tonight 2 years ago that i got that call...unbelievable how time flies...been a few bumps in the road the last two years, but as we talked today, she getting ready to schedule her last set of classes leading up to graduation next december (who--da--thunk--it!!!), she is going to be running the sound board for the big shakespeare festival over the next three weeks, and she is otherwise healthy and being a general pain in my ass!!!!

and as we like to say, she is our true "zombie princess"!!!. . .

and as most of you know, it was YOU here on this forum that was a HUGE part of her getting better, helping me get through a very dark moment in my life, and our family surviving a very scary time in our lives!!!! simple "thanks" were never, and still aren't enough here!!

mad max and the spawn



  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,248
    Yes I remember and am happy that she is ok today. Know any good brownie recipes with zaatar?
  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    Hard to believe that was 2 years ago Max! SO glad she's okay.

    Oh, and it's a daughter's job to be a general pain in the ass... :laugh:
  • Gator Bait Gator Bait Posts: 5,244
    It's great to hear Spawn is happy and doing well, it is amazing that it has been 2 years. Maybe when she graduates she can buy Dad a shiny new pair of hearing aids. :lol:

    I have been hard of hearing all my life and have hearing slip ups fairly often, they can be pretty humorous at times, a little embarrassing at others. Welcome to my world. ;)


  • Rusty RoosterRusty Rooster Posts: 1,239
    Great to still have you BOTH still around.
  • RascalRascal Posts: 3,802
    May God Bless You All!!~~
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    I remember it well.We have been through the same thing with our daughter.Glad to hear Spawn is doing well. :)
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Back then Max I was pretty new to the forum. Also, back then we met at eggtoberfest. It was totally my pleasure meeting you and Spawn and sitting behind you on the bus ride and chatting. I'll never forget that great weekend. And the last time for eggtoberfest there at the mothership. That pic of the two of you looks like it was taken that very weekend. Have a great day Max and Spawn and family. ;)
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,737
    Good for her on doing well.
    Seems like months not years...
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    Really happy she is doing well, that was really scary. -RP
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Glad to hear she is doing well! :)
  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,568
    They say time flies when you are having fun and the two of you are a great example. Live..Laugh...Love..
    So glad you are in our lives.
    Covington, Louisiana USA
  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    Scary stuff Max. Running the board. Guess I know who I'll be calling with my church sound questions now :>)
  • mollysharkmollyshark Posts: 1,519
    Time flies, huh Max. We're looking at graduate schools and "rest of my life" discussions. Whooosh. Glad I'm getting younger.

  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    two years? i'd have believed you if you said one year.

    what a story, max. you just never know.
    not to be morbid... but do you do anything to mark the occasion? a "thanksgiving" of sorts?
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • i would probably go eat entrails with her if she was wife still gets upset when we talk "zombie princess"....she just doesn't have the same sense of humor that sydney and i have!! thing i haven't heard from syd in a while though is the old line "but....i died!!" after being denied something LOL
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    That was a scary time Max and it hit us all in the gut as parents and friends... we take to many thing for granted and things can change so freaking fast. Gee.... does this mean she is hitting the "terrible twos"???
  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,435
    It was a close call. We are thankful for the spawn's recovery and now cheer her on to graduation.
    So much to be thankful for...she beat the odds and won.

    Take care Spawn, and keep up the good work at school!!! :cheer:

    Max, You are a terrific Dad.
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    Remember it well Max. It was around the same time as the 09 Ocala fest. Here was the sign my wife made to get signed there.

  • Desert FillyDesert Filly Posts: 1,042
    I remember that day too. Was just thinking today about was also the same day that my daughters horses tried to kill himself. Jumped out of the stall over 5 foot fences.
    Glad that both Syd and the horse are doing fine these days.
  • pat, she still has that!!! ...meant a lot!!!
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    I remember that well, and she's gone international since then. Glad to hear she is living and loving life!!
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
    Bill Bradley; American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey
    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,393
    Max, it certainly is great that Syndey is still among us! :)

    Hope she's having a great time in college.
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Hey Max , And a lovely princess she is, still don't know where she got the beautiful looks & "Joie de vivre" from. :woohoo:
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,817
    Scary time Max. I can't believe it's two years



    Caledon, ON


  • elzbthelzbth Posts: 2,075
    Wow - I still remember those threads quite well. I was amazed at the outpouring of care and concern, and so thankful to follow her improvements. It is quite clear that you are a devoted Dad - you are blessed! :)
  • FluffybFluffyb Posts: 1,815
    I remember it well Max. I so related as I have a dear friend with type 1. Very happy to know she is doing great!
  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    wow it has been awhile!! maybe this year you and i will end up in the same place again ;)

    happy eggin


    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

  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 6,192
    Max, wow time flies indeed. btw, ever bumped into that hottie doc since? pain in the a$$ beats pain in the heart :P
  • BordelloBordello Posts: 5,926
    Max, happy that things turned out as they did and The Spawn is well. Very generous of you to post as you did.

    Stay well and pass the good vibes on the your daughter.


    aka: Bordello
  • WoodbutcherWoodbutcher Posts: 1,004
    Holy crap Max! I never would have thought it was 2 years. I'm so glad that story had such a great ending. :)
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