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Update on Alex3619: in hospital but doing well

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by WillowJ, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. LaurieL

    LaurieL Senior Member

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    I wondered where you were, as I like reading your posts!! Look forward to your return!!

    Wishing a very complete recovery with no crashes!!!!.....Lauriel
     
  2. Ema

    Ema Senior Member

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    Feel better soon!

    Ema
     
  3. Sushi

    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Heaps,

    We know you can "create an emergency" :thumbsup: in the area and get Alex his vital "electronic fix" through your Iphone.

    Withdrawal in these cases can be very serious. If you manage it, pass on these: :balloons:

    Sushi
     
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  4. Creekee

    Creekee Senior Member

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    Speedy healing, Alex!
     
  5. est_sunshine

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    Get better soon Alex! :)
     
  6. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    OMG, am I the only one believing Alex was a girl???

    Best wishes Alex, i agree, crutches are terrible. hopefully you'll get the hang of it real soon. This is when a "panic button" wouldcome handy.
     
  7. caledonia

    caledonia

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    Alex, I hope you're feeling better soon.

    I had to use crutches when I had a badly sprained ankle, years ago before I was sick with ME/CFS. I would hate to have to use them now - there is something about using your arms that really sucks the energy out of you. Maybe they can get him a Hoveround or something (highly mobile electric wheelchair).
     
  8. heapsreal

    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    I rang the hospital this afternoon while i was at work but they were unable to put me through to Alex at that stage but did say his condition was stable, thats all they could tell me, but did say he can have visitors, so i will do that on monday.
    so everything sounds promising, i hope he is able to have good conversations with other patients and staff as normally his social contacts are online which he doesnt have at the moment.
     
  9. Gemini

    Gemini Senior Member

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    Please say "Hi!" to Alex for me when you see him on Monday
    & give him my "Get Well Wishes."

    Thanks for the updates, heapsreal.
     
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  10. PNR2008

    PNR2008 Senior Member

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    We miss you, take care and get better soon.
     
  11. Bob

    Bob

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    Alex, we're missing you already.
    Hope the broken leg is not too much of an ordeal, and heals quickly.
    I'm not making light of it at all, but I expect you'll find a broken leg a mere inconvenience compared to having ME.
    And you'll likely get a lot of sympathy and offers of assistance for a broken leg, of course.
    So make the most of it!!! ;)
    Come back as soon as you can.
     
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  12. maryb

    maryb iherb code TAK122

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    Get well soon Alex your words of wisdom are missed:)
     
  13. jimells

    jimells Senior Member

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    the bedpans!!

    Get well soon, Alex
     
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  14. MeSci

    MeSci ME/CFS since 1995; activity level 6?

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    Only just seen this thread. My best wishes to Alex too. His contributions are very interesting and useful and I value them highly.
     
  15. WillowJ

    WillowJ คภภเє ɠรค๓թєl

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    get well soon, Alex!!

    thanks for the update, heaps.
     
  16. Ecoclimber

    Ecoclimber Senior Member

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    Wish you a speedy recovery! You make a valuable contribution to the community!

    Eco
     
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  17. Marg

    Marg Senior Member

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    Best wishes for a speedy recovery, I miss all your woods of wisdom.
     
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  18. taniaaust1

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    Best wishes Alex, sorry to hear you broke your leg **wondering if it was due to ME imbalance?**

    I hope your hospital stay is as benefical as the one I spent for a week in hospital with double pneumonia a year or two ago... nothing like being confined to a bed against ones wishes to feel a bit healthier ME wise.
     
  19. Traskin

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    just got off the fone with alex. he is doing well, much better than he expected considering everything he has been thru. he is getting abit frustrated that they keep trying to feed him all the time. :) He is in good spirits and his voice is strong.

    He will be laid out for some time tho, sounds like a long recovery just to get to the point where he can walk with crutches and a cast.

    I told him he had alot of posts here wishing him well. I plan on calling him again either tomorrow or next day, so i will try to read him some of the posts here. So post here, and either me or willow will relay it to him.
     
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    sorry to hear what's happened Alex...hope you feel better soon :hug: :balloons:
     
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