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Old 06-21-2009, 09:48 PM
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I may not see you all again.

I am driving across the state tomorrow to the VA hospital in Fargo for knee surgery at 6:00 AM Tuesday morning. Doing one for sure, possibly both. I have no freaking idea what he is doing. Basically, in his doctor speak, he told me he is giving them a tune up. Port and polish job, or something like that.

Hopefully he will get them back in shape. I can't run any more, and walking is more painful by the day. Best way I can describe it that you guys might understand is: Imagine you have an engine, and the pistons have the surface texture of sandpaper. Now imagine that the cylinder walls have a similar texture. That's about what my knees feel like.

I don't know how it will go, so if you have something to tell me, better say it now. I may not pull through.
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Old 06-21-2009, 09:54 PM
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good grief .....i have been dealing with the same thing for 38 years,add in arthritis,fibromyalgia.
i've had 7 knee surgeries

you will return to ftf so don't say what you did.

they do knee surgery like they take out tonsils....easily
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Old 06-21-2009, 09:59 PM
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You'll be fine- son Nick had it done a few years ago because of a baseball injury. Good luck, and I'm looking forwards to seeing you back soon!
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good grief .....i have been dealing with the same thing for 38 years,add in arthritis,fibromyalgia.
i've had 7 knee surgeries

you will return to ftf so don't say what you did.

they do knee surgery like they take out tonsils....easily
If they did your knees like tonsils, your throat must hurt like hell.
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I have no freaking idea what he is doing.
I don't know if it's better to know or not actually.

Seems like cartledge (sp?) is gone in your knees?


Dad had knee surgery I reckon when he was younger, from sombody running into him in baseball or somthing...
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Old 06-21-2009, 10:22 PM
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yeah, its my cartilage, I am not worried, I just like making a big deal out of it.

I should be walking out of the hospital, I just hope I get some good drugs to "not" mix with alcohol.

Disclaimer: Kids, mixing high strength pain killers and alcohol is very, very bad for you. Don't do it. If you do, tell you parents Kris (STG) told you about it.
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yeah, its my cartilage, I am not worried, I just like making a big deal out of it.

I should be walking out of the hospital, I just hope I get some good drugs to "not" mix with alcohol.

Disclaimer: Kids, mixing high strength pain killers and alcohol is very, very bad for you. Don't do it. If you do, tell you parents Kris (STG) told you about it.
I have had knee surgery and made it out just fine, pretty sure you can too!!!!!

Good luck with it and keep us posted!
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Good luck Josh.You'll be fine buddy.
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Good luck. Hope you get fixed up good as new (or certified pre owned).
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Old 06-21-2009, 10:25 PM
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Good luck man.Hopefully it'll bring you some relief.
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