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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Crested Val » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:29 am

Thinking of you all today. :thumbs_up:
In my beloved South Africa!!!!.

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Rooies » Thu Aug 01, 2013 2:41 pm

It goes to show, you can't keep a good man down. We hope to see you on the road (and in the veld) soon.
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby DinkyBird » Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:25 am

Linda Gail Desmet posted to Andrew Desmet Support Group
Morning everyone. Andrew came home yesterday afternoon. He is so happy to be in his own home and back in the bush. He is still in a lot of pain but is very brave. Thanks once again for all the love, concern and support.


Posted this morning on the facebook group linked to earlier here. I also read there (last week) Andrew will still need another op to his hip.

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:55 am

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:27 am

Thanks for the update DB.......will keep him in our thoughts during the recovery process.
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby hilda » Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:36 pm

Thank you for the update Dalene! Andrew remains in our thoughts and prayers for a speedy and full recovery. :D
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Crested Val » Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:55 pm

They must all be so thrilled for him to be home!!! :thumbs_up:
In my beloved South Africa!!!!.

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby salamanda » Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:50 pm

Wonderful news! Thanks for the update DB.

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby pops » Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:12 pm

Thanx for update DB. Well done Andrew. Hope that your recovery is now accelerated. It is indeed great news and your family must be over the moon now that you are home. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby manicwalker » Wed Aug 07, 2013 4:39 am

Great news :thumbs_up:
Keep positive Andrew and family
Wishing you a very speedy, and full recovery
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby DinkyBird » Fri Aug 09, 2013 8:30 pm

Andrew Desmet posted to Andrew Desmet Support Group

Hello Everyone... It's been so overwhelming to read & receive all the messages & support, the thoughts and all the prayers in many cases from complete strangers. It has been really unbelievable the amount of support i have received and it has shown me and the family how many very good people there are in this world. Thank-you to everyone, much appreciated... One of the principal doctors overlooking my treatment mentioned to me on the phone this morning that it is only by "Genade" = Grace that I'm here today, I was apparently "knocking on the door" on a number of occasions whilst still in ICU. I believe it is all the prayer, positive thoughts, loving family & friends and GOD's grace that have brought me to the point where I now am and it's great to be back at home.. although still in pain and uncomfortable I'm slowly getting better... And there's no place like home... Nice to sit in the garden and listen to birds, hippo's, etc.. Its great to be able to recover here from last weeks ops... appointment with orthopedic surgeon set for the 21st and then plan will be drawn-up to deal with my hip (they haven't touched it yet because of the risk of infection and one the rounds shattered right in the middle of my left ball joint)... One step at a time and hopefully will be back at work & in the sticks shortly.. — at Letaba Rest Camp

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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Carol g » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:46 pm

It's wonderful to see Andrew out of hospital and outside in the garden.
I hope that all goes well with the operation he still has to have
Andrew you are still in my prayers for a compleat recovery :gflower:
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Aug 10, 2013 7:36 am

Wonderful news. :thumbs_up:

Being home around loved ones receiving lots TLC is the best medicine around. :dance:

:pray: You will continue to go from strength to strength and soon be back doing what you enjoy most. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby hilda » Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:18 pm

How wonderful to see Andrew outside in the sunshine! Still praying for his complete recovery! :dance: :dance:

Thanks you for the update Dinkybird! :gflower:
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Re: Andrew Desmet - Messages of support

Unread postby salamanda » Wed Aug 14, 2013 12:07 pm

What a great and happy pic. Thanks for the update DB, lovely to see Andrew making such progress.


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