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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby DinkyBird » Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:49 am

I did send Andrew the link to this topic.

Posted this morning in his Support Facebook page:
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Helle everyone! Hope you are all going to have a great weekend... Dr Steyn (orthopedic surgeon) gave me a call this morning and mentioned that he has looked at the CT scan and it is clear that the hip is too messed up to fix and the only option available is a hip replacement operation, he said that he would try and put in the hard ceramic variety which lasts longer but that it would depend on how many bullet fragments are in the area if there are too many he will not be able to use the ceramic variety.. Anyway.. He is planning to do the operation next week Friday - 30 August 2013 and I need to be at the hospital at 08h00 and the operation will be done that afternoon.. Not looking forward to operation but glad it's eventually going to be sorted out... Thanks for all the messages
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby hilda » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:32 pm

Will be thinking of you next Friday Andrew, and pray that the operation will be a great success and relief of the pain you are currently enduring! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:38 pm

Andrew,

Best of luck with the upcoming operation. Thoughts and :pray: with you on this next leg of your recovery process..Stay strong. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Crested Val » Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:37 pm

Andrew, you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. :pray:

It will be no time before you're back to normal, once you recover from your op!!!! :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Carol g » Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:02 pm

Andrew you are in our thoughts and prayers, wishing you a successful operation and a very speedy recovery :gflower:
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby salamanda » Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:38 pm

Best of luck Andrew.

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby bridgeman » Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:55 pm

Get well soon Mr Deees.

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby manicwalker » Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:53 am

Hi Andrew,
We will keep you and your family in our prayers, :pray:
Be strong and positive,
You will get through this and in no time be back on your feet
You are in my thoughts constantly :gflower:

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Baffers » Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:52 am

Good luck Andrew...
At the end of it all you don't want to go into the grave peacefully and quietly in well preserved body... You want to go sort off skidding in sideways, full of bruises and scratches saying: "Man what a ride!!!"

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:07 pm

Andrew had his hip replacement op yesterday.

Posted this morning on the facebook page:
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Morning everyone! Thanks again for all the well wishes, messages & prayers. I'm now in the high care unit and just finished my bed bath for the day @ 04h15... You got to love hospitals! Pain seems okay.. Had lots of nausea last night and brought up any water or anything I tried to drink (I think because of anesthetic) seems better this morning, taking small sips and its staying down. Lots of blood in the wound drain emptied twice already ... Otherwise feel okay and hope you all have a great & blessed day!

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Carol g » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:47 pm

Andrew so glad the op is over, I do hope you will be feeling much better soon :gflower: :gflower:


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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby pops » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:55 pm

So glad to hear that your op seems to have been a success. Good luck and may your recovery now accelerate.

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby hilda » Sun Sep 01, 2013 4:03 am

Glad the op is over and done with Andrew! Wishing you a speedy recovery! :gflower:

Thank you for the update DinkyBird! :D
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby salamanda » Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:12 am

Good news! Best wishes for a happy and full recovery from the op.

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Crested Val » Sun Sep 01, 2013 12:31 pm

So glad your op is over and done with Andrew.
Wishing you a speedy recovery, and that you will be back in our beloved bush ASAP!!!
I still have you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. :gflower:
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