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Postby CowboySlim on Tue Nov 25, 2003 4:47 am

To all my dear CDRLABS friends,

My daughter had brain surgery today (Monday). Three tumors were removed successfully and we expect a full recovery. I saw her briefly after the surgery and she looked as well as could be expected. A day of terror in the hospital lobby followed by a night of relief and happiness.
:D :D :D

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Postby MediumRare on Tue Nov 25, 2003 4:53 am

Well I'm sure keeping my fingers crossed for you and your daughter! Best wishes for a speedy recovery!

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Postby TheWizard on Tue Nov 25, 2003 5:05 am

A success! That's great to hear! Science and medicine are great. To paraphrase Chumbawamba, we get knocked down, but we get up again. :) Glad that everything is well with your daughter...and the rest of your family, for that matter...Slim!
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Postby treemana on Tue Nov 25, 2003 6:04 am

CowboySlim, that's great news! As a Father who’s recently had a child in the hospital, I know what a helpless, terrifying feeling it can be. I'm very glad that a full recovery is expected!

It looks like it will be a very thankful Thanksgiving this week!
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Postby UALOneKPlus on Tue Nov 25, 2003 6:27 am

Great news!! Your family and daughter will be in our Thanksgiving prayers.

Here's our hopes for a speedy recovery!!! :D
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Postby cfitz on Tue Nov 25, 2003 10:14 am

I'm truly glad to hear it, Slim. I hope her recovery is quick and full, and you are both in my thoughts and prayers.

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Postby MonteLDS on Tue Nov 25, 2003 12:10 pm

as they say in the ghetto
w00t w00t!!!

Glad to hear your daughter is well. Goodness 3??? That a crazy! You must of been worried sick! Hope she comes home soon!
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Postby dodecahedron on Tue Nov 25, 2003 2:18 pm


it is a comfort to hear such good news toghether with the bad news.
the bad news being your daughter needing the surgery, the good news is that it's OK! :D :P :D

my mother had to undergo some neurosurgery a few years ago, also to have some tumor removed (not from the brain though - from the spine). so i can feel your concern and worry, it's a terrible thing, and now your joy and relief that things have gone well. i'm really glad she's OK.

i wish her a full and painless recovery. a speedy one too, but that is not so important. as long as she gets well that's all that matters.

my thoughts are with you and your family. be well all of you.
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Postby pranav81 on Tue Nov 25, 2003 2:46 pm

I am happy to hear that your daughter is fine after the surgery.I pray to God for her speedy recovery.
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Postby integspec on Tue Nov 25, 2003 9:41 pm


That's really great news. Hope you and your missus are holding up fine.

Well, my daughter had to go through heart surgery about 9 months ago. I still remember leaving her terrified in the operations theatre. We saw her after about five hours being taken with loads of wires attached and after an hour more doctors let us see her in the emergency ward. It was really heartbraking to see her in such a difficult condition. However, the good news is she made it without any complications. Thanks to God, she's a healthy, active kid now.

Looking back, I think as parents we suffered/worried more than our daughter. Don't worry, children are survivors. They conquer more everyday than all humanities conquests put together. As it's obvious in the thread, your daughter has the hopes and blessings of many good people...

Take care and God bless us all indeed.
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Postby dolphinius_rex on Wed Nov 26, 2003 1:47 am

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your daughter slim. I'm glad she made it through ok! :)
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Postby Action Jackson on Thu Nov 27, 2003 1:50 am

I'm glad everything worked out. :D
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Postby JamieW on Tue Dec 02, 2003 3:28 pm

Good to hear, slim. Hope all continues to go well.
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