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Offline Queen Tokelove

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #50 on: November 04, 2007, 05:30:53 PM »
Damn Dan, you poor thing. Thanks Kevin for updating us and typing for Dan. Still keeping you in my prayers and hopes that you can travel soon. Hopefully the airlines will work something out with Hermie about the ticket, he's paid enough already. Get well sweetie.... :-*
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6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #51 on: November 05, 2007, 05:39:01 AM »
Wishing you a speedy recovery, Dan!

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #52 on: November 05, 2007, 09:12:35 AM »
Hey Dan,

Wishing you well and hoping for your balls to get back to their usual size real soon.

All the best, buddy.
Andy Velez

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #53 on: November 05, 2007, 09:14:59 AM »
Hermie, since health and surgery are involved in this circumstance with Dan, I suggest you contact the airline and just ask for a credit to be used in the future. A lower level person probably can't authorize it, so if that doesn't work then I would suggest you write to the president of the airlines, explain the special circumstances, perhaps mention you have flown with them many times, (if you have), and ask for a credit against future flights.

The worst that can happen is they will say no. Give it a shot.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #54 on: November 05, 2007, 09:23:33 AM »
Please get well soon Dan. And Hermie, I hope you're not stressing out too much. You guys are in my thoughts.

Best of my best wishes, Shaun
Aug 07 Diagnosed
Oct 07 CD4=446(19%) Feb 08 CD4=421(19%)
Jun 08 CD4=325(22%) Jul 08 CD4=301(18%)
Sep 08 CD4=257/VL=75,000 Oct 08 CD4=347(16%)
Dec 08 CD4=270(16%)
Jan 09 CD4=246(13%)/VL=10,000
Feb 09 CD4=233(15%)/VL=13,000
Started meds Sustiva/Epzicom
May 09 CD4=333(24%)/VL=650
Aug 09 CD4=346(24%)/VL=UD
Nov 09 CD4=437(26%)/VL=UD
Feb 10 CD4=471(31%)/VL=UD
June 10 CD4=517 (28%)/VL=UD
Sept 10 CD4=687 (31%)/VL=UD
Jan 11 CD4=557 (30%)/VL=UD
April 11 CD4=569 (32%)/VL=UD
Switched to Epizcom, Reyataz and Norvir
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Oct 11 CD=771 (31%)/VL=UD(<30)
April 12 CD=609 (28%)/VL=UD(<20)
Aug 12 CD=657 (29%)/VL=UD(<20)
Dec 12 CD=532 (31%)/VL=UD(<20)
May 13 CD=567 (31%)/VL=UD(<20)
Jan 14 CD=521 (21%)/VL=UD(<50)

Offline heartforyou

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #55 on: November 05, 2007, 09:44:33 AM »
I just got off the phone with Dan.
They were about to roll him into the OQ to put him under full anaesthesia and perform a drainage of his scrotum.
The antibiotics are not working, so the infection started to spread to his belly and organs. That is not a good evolution.
They will drain and then put him on another AB. Hope that one will work. He is loosing hos patience and starting to wonder if all that was worth the first surgery after all.
I just hope they can contain the spreading.
The candles are lit and my heart is with him.

I have called the airline and they will keep the credit for future travel. I will only have to pay the fare difference, but no changing fees.
At least that is better news.

I am just lost here, don't have the energy to do stuff and really wished Dan were here instead of some lonely hospital... but my guess is you could figure that out...

Thank you all

Hermie :(
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #56 on: November 05, 2007, 09:50:00 AM »
As scary as this stuff sounds, especially when you're far away, I expect Dan to come out of this ok, Hermie. And I'm glad to hear you received a humane response from the airlines. Good deal on that.

Wishing the best for both you and Dan,
Andy Velez

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #57 on: November 05, 2007, 09:55:01 AM »
Hermie~  I am so sorry to hear that Dan has to have another surgery and that he is in so much pain.  It breaks my heart to think of how badly you want to be together right now.  I know its easier said than done, but just pray and be patient, and turn to us here in the Forums for support, too.  Before you know it, Dan will be on the mend and the two of you will be together.  I hope he gets some relief after this second surgery.  Hang in there and know that my thoughts are with you both.

Also, glad to hear that the airline was understanding about this situation.

Much Love,

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #58 on: November 05, 2007, 09:56:49 AM »
{{{{Hermie}}}} and {{{{Dan}}}}

I am so sorry by the news.

Hoping for a speedy recovery so the those two love birds can be together as soon as possible.

Love and strength to you both.

 :-* :-* :-*

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #59 on: November 05, 2007, 10:21:15 AM »
Dan,

I am sending mucho positive, healing energy your way. Know you are in my thoughts and I hope this is all resolved and you are soon back on your feet.

Hermie,

I know this must be nerve wracking for you. I am also keeping you in my thoughts.

A ((((((((((BIG HUG)))))))))))))) for you both,

Mark
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #60 on: November 05, 2007, 11:12:40 AM »
OMG Hermie, I am so sorry to read of all these complications.

I pray for a speedy recovery for Dan and a quick reunion for both of you.

Hang in there,
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #61 on: November 05, 2007, 12:38:30 PM »
Ugh, poor Dan. I know this is all really upsetting to him about now. I hope the other AB kicks in for him. Try to stay strong Hermie, I know how frustrating this is for you but Dan knows if you could be there you would.. :-* Glad to see the airlines were able to work something out with you. Sending all positive vibes to both you....
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2/6/08 CD4- 401 VL- undetectable
5/7/08 CD4- 705 VL- undetectable
6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
8/6/08 CD4- 805 VL- undetectable
11/13/08 CD4- 774 VL--undetectable
2/4/09  CD4- 484  VL- 18,000 (2 months off meds)
3/3/09---Starting Back on Meds---
4/27/09 CD4- 664 VL-- undetectable
6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
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01-22-10-- CD4- 525 VL- 59,000
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Offline heartforyou

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #62 on: November 05, 2007, 01:37:33 PM »
Thank you all and thank you Cindy.

I do not intend to hijack my own thread. but I am sitting here, biting my nails of, without news from the surgery.

I just wanted to write down the stuff that has caused me pain and loss over the years.
Certainly not to whine or victimise myself, but my therapist said writing it all down could help to look at it. And he added : grief is so important. Do you allow yourself to grief??? the answer was  : NO

I lost my job as a flightattendant due to HIV
I lost my lover from a massive heartattack : he was only 32
I lost my husband to another man.
I lost my health
I lost my appartment
I lost my business, I was screwed by a companion for over $ 150.000
Lost my savings  and more after getting sick in 2005 and the business going down : $ 200.000
Got screwed by the guy who took over : $35.000 he doesn't want to pay
My insurance company in Germany agrees on a deal. Promised me $ 25.000 if I signed an agreement. I do. They fool me with some foolish argument and refuse to Pay me. Lost $ 25000
I loose over 150 colleagues and many dear friends + a lover to AIDS
Sorry, but I had to get it out.
it may be a catharsis and I may be able to mourn over it finally.
and there is so much more

Above all i miss Dan...

love

Hermie
« Last Edit: November 05, 2007, 01:40:25 PM by heartforyou »
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #63 on: November 05, 2007, 02:21:42 PM »
Dan, Wishing you a speedy recovery... John

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #64 on: November 05, 2007, 02:25:44 PM »
Thank you all and thank you Cindy.

I do not intend to hijack my own thread. but I am sitting here, biting my nails of, without news from the surgery.

I just wanted to write down the stuff that has caused me pain and loss over the years.
Certainly not to whine or victimise myself, but my therapist said writing it all down could help to look at it. And he added : grief is so important. Do you allow yourself to grief??? the answer was  : NO

I lost my job as a flightattendant due to HIV
I lost my lover from a massive heartattack : he was only 32
I lost my husband to another man.
I lost my health
I lost my appartment
I lost my business, I was screwed by a companion for over $ 150.000
Lost my savings  and more after getting sick in 2005 and the business going down : $ 200.000
Got screwed by the guy who took over : $35.000 he doesn't want to pay
My insurance company in Germany agrees on a deal. Promised me $ 25.000 if I signed an agreement. I do. They fool me with some foolish argument and refuse to Pay me. Lost $ 25000
I loose over 150 colleagues and many dear friends + a lover to AIDS
Sorry, but I had to get it out.
it may be a catharsis and I may be able to mourn over it finally.
and there is so much more

Above all i miss Dan...

love

Hermie

Hermie,

I'm glad you did rant, but I am gonna make a suggestion for you and Dan when you are together.  I think it is going to be important that you both see a therapist and not try to be each other's therapist.  I think both of you have faced too many issues and need a lot of things to be sorted out and by relying on only each other you may subconsciously put too big a burden on one another.


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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #65 on: November 05, 2007, 07:58:40 PM »
I am late reading this, just found it this evening (Monday Nov 5)....Herman, I am so sorry to hear Dan is not doing well.   Please let him know he is in my thoughts and prayers, as are you, dear friend.

I don't read "off topic" as much as I do "Living With" so I managed to miss this one...

Love & hugs to both of you,

Alan
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #66 on: November 05, 2007, 08:29:33 PM »
Hermie,  your going to hurt your neck looking over your shoulder to much...  Time to look forward.  Time to realize that Dan is in very capable hands.   Dan has every probability of coming out of this just fine..   Time to let go and let someone bigger than you drive the boat.....

Saying prayers for both of you!!

Hugs,

Eric

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #67 on: November 05, 2007, 08:51:18 PM »
Kevin again.  Just talked to Dan's Dad.  He is out of surgery after draining a HUGE abcess in one of his testicles.  AND HIS PAIN IS RELIEVED!  I didn't realize how bad it was until talking to his Dad.  He said Dan couldn't sleep all last night or today because it was so bad.  They couldn't give  him enough painkillers.   But thank God, that much is over.  OH, and the bleeding has stopped.  He is sleeping now.  Still on liquid diet.  That's all I can relay at this time. 

Sleep well, you tough little booger.

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« Reply #68 on: November 05, 2007, 09:01:37 PM »
Thanks for the update Kevin. Again, please recover soon Dan. Hermie, it seems life has dealt you some bad cards for the last few years. But I wonder, just a bit, if you sit down and think, whether you can write down a list of good things that have happened too. Like meeting Dan?! Just a thought.

A big cyberhug to you guys, Shaun
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Oct 07 CD4=446(19%) Feb 08 CD4=421(19%)
Jun 08 CD4=325(22%) Jul 08 CD4=301(18%)
Sep 08 CD4=257/VL=75,000 Oct 08 CD4=347(16%)
Dec 08 CD4=270(16%)
Jan 09 CD4=246(13%)/VL=10,000
Feb 09 CD4=233(15%)/VL=13,000
Started meds Sustiva/Epzicom
May 09 CD4=333(24%)/VL=650
Aug 09 CD4=346(24%)/VL=UD
Nov 09 CD4=437(26%)/VL=UD
Feb 10 CD4=471(31%)/VL=UD
June 10 CD4=517 (28%)/VL=UD
Sept 10 CD4=687 (31%)/VL=UD
Jan 11 CD4=557 (30%)/VL=UD
April 11 CD4=569 (32%)/VL=UD
Switched to Epizcom, Reyataz and Norvir
(Interrupted for 2 months with only Epizcom & Reyataz)
July 11 CD=520 (28%)/VL=UD
Oct 11 CD=771 (31%)/VL=UD(<30)
April 12 CD=609 (28%)/VL=UD(<20)
Aug 12 CD=657 (29%)/VL=UD(<20)
Dec 12 CD=532 (31%)/VL=UD(<20)
May 13 CD=567 (31%)/VL=UD(<20)
Jan 14 CD=521 (21%)/VL=UD(<50)

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #69 on: November 05, 2007, 09:17:02 PM »
Thanks for that happy update, Kevin.

Andy Velez

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« Reply #70 on: November 05, 2007, 09:36:03 PM »
That's a hell of a way to bust a nut.

Get better soon Danny.

MtD

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #71 on: November 05, 2007, 09:38:50 PM »
Thanks for keeping us posted, Kevin.

I'm glad Dan has finally got some respite from the pain, and hope he has a restful night.   He is a tough little booger!   One day soon, this will just be another notch in his "AIDS belt".

hugs,

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« Reply #72 on: November 05, 2007, 09:43:52 PM »
Kevin again.  Just talked to Dan's Dad.  He is out of surgery after draining a HUGE abcess in one of his testicles.  AND HIS PAIN IS RELIEVED!  I didn't realize how bad it was until talking to his Dad.  He said Dan couldn't sleep all last night or today because it was so bad.  They couldn't give  him enough painkillers.   But thank God, that much is over.  OH, and the bleeding has stopped.  He is sleeping now.  Still on liquid diet.  That's all I can relay at this time. 

Sleep well, you tough little booger.

Oh Kevin!  Thank you SO much for another update! 

THIS IS SUCH GREAT NEWS!!!

I am so glad that Dan is out of pain, we are all breathing a collective sigh of relief here in the Forums.   Hermie and Dan, its onward and upward from here!  Woo-hoo!   ;D   :D   :-*   :D

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #73 on: November 05, 2007, 11:15:03 PM »
Glad to know that things have gotten better and Dan is finally getting some relief. Still wishing you a speedy recovery. Hermie, you have been through a lot from that list and you are still here, that says a lot. Stay strong, Dan will be there with you shortly... :-*
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5/7/08 CD4- 705 VL- undetectable
6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
8/6/08 CD4- 805 VL- undetectable
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6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #74 on: November 06, 2007, 06:00:50 AM »
Thanks for the update Kevin. If you get to talk to Dan. Tell him I wish him well and hope to see him soon. Tell him his puppy is ready.  :D

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« Reply #75 on: November 06, 2007, 06:05:25 AM »
Oh Lordy, that's right.

Daniel Jones, get your silly cracker arse better. There's a puppy out here who needs you, goddamnit.

:)

MtD

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« Reply #76 on: November 06, 2007, 06:19:31 AM »
Great news, thank you Kevin. Hope it's all uphill from now!
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« Reply #77 on: November 06, 2007, 07:12:49 AM »
Thanks Kevin

I wasn't aware of it, as it was probably night here when Dan got out of surgery.

Just crying here on my own, but at least Dan is safe and no longer in pain.

I will have to cushion those nuts carefully ans stuff him with love and chocolates.

off to worl now.

THANK YOU ALL SO MUCHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

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« Reply #78 on: November 06, 2007, 09:10:39 AM »
Hey Hermie,  It was actually night here when Dan got out of surgery--I think after 7 P.M. our time.  His Dad said they didn't wheel him in until late afternoon, and then an emergency came in so Danny had to lay there in pre-op for over two hours.  I don't have any more updates, as I just got up, but I'm sending much love and gratitude to you.  You are such a blessing to Danny. 
Well, I gotta go...Golden Girls in on and my coffee's ready.  k

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« Reply #79 on: November 06, 2007, 10:40:55 AM »
Get better soon Dan, sorry this turned out to be so painful.  Hermie stay strong, the two of you will be together despite all these obstacles!
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #80 on: November 06, 2007, 10:41:29 AM »
Both of you are in my thoughts.  

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« Reply #81 on: November 06, 2007, 12:44:32 PM »
Sorry I haven't been checking online lately, and didn't realize that Dan had had such problems after his initial surgery, doh!

Dan -- hope you are doing much better today.  I am sending prayers, hugs and everything else your way!  (and really...the lengths some folks will go to for big nuts, sheesh!  ;))

Hermie -- also sending you majorly big hugs also.  I told Ron about what's happening and he sends his love to both of you.  Hang in there!

(and thanks Kevin for the on the spot updates)



I will have to cushion those nuts carefully ans stuff him with love and chocolates.


Hermie

I couldn't have said it any better myself.   :D

John

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #82 on: November 06, 2007, 01:10:50 PM »
I just got off the phone with Dan (he's in the hospital up the road a piece) and thinks he will be in the hospital for a week longer. Said they might have to do another endoscope  :( but looks like they got all the infection. :D He said it was cool to post his whereabouts case anyone would like to call. His voice sounded good but I think he might be bored. Dan's in Jackson Madison Hospital in Room 6112. The phone number is 731 541-5000 just ask them to connect you and they will be more than happy to oblige.

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #83 on: November 06, 2007, 01:12:43 PM »
I'm glad to hear that Dan is doing (somewhat) better.
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #84 on: November 06, 2007, 01:23:37 PM »
Hermie and Dan,

I didn't know this was going on...I am so upset that I missed this.... My thoughts are with both of you.
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #85 on: November 06, 2007, 03:16:37 PM »
That sounds really painful Dan I hope you are feeling better soon.

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #86 on: November 06, 2007, 03:26:38 PM »
glad to know youre getting better dan
thanks kevin for the updates
stay strong hermie and take iggy's advice
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #87 on: November 06, 2007, 06:11:59 PM »
Damn, too bad hospitals don't have 800 numbers or I would give Dan a call...I can see it now...Dan picking up the phone..Hello? Hiya Danny, it's Queen Akasha....Uh, Akasha who? ;D
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #88 on: November 06, 2007, 06:21:28 PM »
Spoke with Danny yesterday pre-op. Sent flowers today. Keeping fingers crossed for a full out healing. It ain't over until he's gettin' wheeled to the car and the best proof of all will be wheels down in Belgium.
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #89 on: November 07, 2007, 01:37:12 AM »
Get well soon, Dan. And Herman you're such a trooper.

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #90 on: November 07, 2007, 09:29:11 AM »
Dan,

I hope you are feeling alot better. You poor guy! You have really been having a rough time of it. I hope it wont be too long before you and Hermie are together again! Get Well Soon! You and Herman are in my thoughts and prayers.

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #91 on: November 07, 2007, 09:59:55 AM »
Damn, too bad hospitals don't have 800 numbers or I would give Dan a call...I can see it now...Dan picking up the phone..Hello? Hiya Danny, it's Queen Akasha....Uh, Akasha who? ;D

Damn girlfriend, drop a dime. Ain't you ever heard of Cricket? ;D Seriously, Dan would be thrilled to hear from you.

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #92 on: November 07, 2007, 01:05:29 PM »
Damn girlfriend, drop a dime. Ain't you ever heard of Cricket? ;D Seriously, Dan would be thrilled to hear from you.

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #93 on: November 07, 2007, 05:27:42 PM »
update Wednesday 4 pm.
Dan sounds tired, bored, and definitely "hospitaled out".  He'll probably be spending a couple of weeks in transitional care where his needs will be better met than at home.  And no parental stress.  I did get him to laugh a bit.  I read him the last day or so of this thread.  Matty and Dachsund, you'll be glad to know that you made him laugh, too.  His nutmeats are still quite tender and swollen and may have to be drained again.  He said he still feels like he was kicked in the balls by a horse.  I'm sure he would appreciate any calls, cards, letters, strip-o-grams, or expensive gifts.  He does have his cell phone as well.  I'm gonna head down there later this week, although he doesn't know how many more days he'll be in the hospital.  It didn't sound like they were meeting his pain needs as adequately as they could, but I guess they're always stingy with the good stuff.  Any of you folks that pray...keep praying!  I certainly believe in that kind of power.  My Mom even has half the Southern Baptists in Union City praying for him (they are good for something after all).  Hermie, starting this thread was a wonderful thing to do.  Danny asked right off for me to pull it up and read to him.  I am so impressed by all of you loving, caring, beautiful people who have written to Dan.  Anyway, that's all for now.  kevin

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #94 on: November 07, 2007, 05:54:25 PM »
Hi dearest family,

Kevin has given the technical details . thanks buddy.
I just talked to Dan. I think he is doing much better than before. he asked me to give you all his love.
He doesn't want to show it, but I know he is very touched by all your concern, your prayers and your support.

Yes Kevin, you now come to see what this family means and does when it comes to "support".
I a sure Kev, you mean a whole lot to Danny as well. I know you do, as you have been friends since junior school. Thank you.

Iggy, I am looking into the "grief" thing. Obviously I am not able to get on touch with that grief at all.
It sits somewhere...and I need to find out how to drain it. Wished there were surgery for grieve.
My chronic hyperventilation makes it hard to function sometime.
And it feels like a Norvir face...

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #95 on: November 08, 2007, 06:52:29 AM »
Thanks again Kevin for the update. Tell Dan I said hi and get well soon.

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #96 on: November 08, 2007, 08:25:43 AM »
I just got off the phone with Dan (he's in the hospital up the road a piece) and thinks he will be in the hospital for a week longer. Said they might have to do another endoscope  :( but looks like they got all the infection. :D He said it was cool to post his whereabouts case anyone would like to call. His voice sounded good but I think he might be bored. Dan's in Jackson Madison Hospital in Room 6112. The phone number is 731 541-5000 just ask them to connect you and they will be more than happy to oblige.

Hal
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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #97 on: November 08, 2007, 10:31:40 AM »
Hermie,  Danny will be back in those Speedo's in no time!!  Stay the course!

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #98 on: November 08, 2007, 12:03:42 PM »
Dan, hope you and your balls are continuing to mend.

If they get sloppy at the hospital with doing whatever, remind them it's a set and you want to keep them together.

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Re: Dan is in hospital. Not well.
« Reply #99 on: November 08, 2007, 04:14:19 PM »
Hope that he has a most speedy recovery!  :)
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