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WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,865
edited August 2016 in The bottom bracket
It was, although I took little advantage. At home, doing tax paperwork mostly, and a bit of a snooze in the sun for a while. About all I'm capable of at the moment. :|
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,357
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,865
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?
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  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 49,370
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?
    I think he means Thursday...
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,291 Lives Here
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?
    I think he means Thursday...
    He's easily confused.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,357
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?

    The international date line?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 49,370
    Pinno wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?

    The international date line?
    He's ahead of us not behind us time-wise. Doh.
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,357
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?

    The international date line?
    He's ahead of us not behind us time-wise. Doh.

    Physically but not mentally.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,291 Lives Here
    Pinno wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?

    The international date line?
    He's ahead of us not behind us time-wise. Doh.

    Physically but not mentally.
    I doubt that very much.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,357
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?

    The international date line?
    He's ahead of us not behind us time-wise. Doh.

    Physically but not mentally.
    I doubt that very much.

    A faux Italian batting for Australia ! :roll:
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 49,370
    Pinno wrote:
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?

    The international date line?
    He's ahead of us not behind us time-wise. Doh.

    Physically but not mentally.
    I doubt that very much.

    A faux Italian batting for Australia ! :roll:
    Ah shaddap you face...
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,291 Lives Here
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?

    The international date line?
    He's ahead of us not behind us time-wise. Doh.

    Physically but not mentally.
    I doubt that very much.

    A faux Italian batting for Australia ! :roll:
    Ah shaddap you face...
    It's less of a defence of the Ozzies more stating the obvious. Considering Spinner has told us he's a physical wreck and has had to have surgery on his spine and Piña's mental state being what it is...
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,865
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?

    The international date line?
    He's ahead of us not behind us time-wise. Doh.

    Physically but not mentally.
    I doubt that very much.

    A faux Italian batting for Australia ! :roll:
    Ah shaddap you face...
    It's less of a defence of the Ozzies more stating the obvious. Considering Spinner has told us he's a physical wreck and has had to have surgery on his spine and Piña's mental state being what it is...
    Why thank you, kind Sir.

    So far, so not-quite-good-but-we'll-wait-and-see. On the plus side, I appear to have not contracted any hideous infections from being in a hospital full of very unwell people. (Guy in room next to me sounded frighteningly bad). On the down side... the promised results aren't *exactly* great. Yet, maybe.
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,357
    On a more serious note, will you get the physio you need?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,865
    Pinno wrote:
    On a more serious note, will you get the physio you need?
    Physio here is not covered by "public" health scheme, so I can have as much as I can afford... my current therapist drives a Porsche Macan, largely financed I'm sure from my fees. :lol:

    I'm not actually sure yet what is intended. I gather there's a period where bone graft needs to be stabilised, so "not much" activity is prescribed, varying from 2 - 6, or even to 12 months, depending on who I ask. If it's 12, I'll go insane. Even 6 is likely to have me less than nice to be around.
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,357
    Pinno wrote:
    On a more serious note, will you get the physio you need?
    Physio here is not covered by "public" health scheme, so I can have as much as I can afford... my current therapist drives a Porsche Macan, largely financed I'm sure from my fees. :lol:

    I'm not actually sure yet what is intended. I gather there's a period where bone graft needs to be stabilised, so "not much" activity is prescribed, varying from 2 - 6, or even to 12 months, depending on who I ask. If it's 12, I'll go insane. Even 6 is likely to have me less than nice to be around.

    Gentle swimming? Surely the orthopaedic surgeon would have given you a time scale and some more detail?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,865
    Pinno wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    On a more serious note, will you get the physio you need?
    Physio here is not covered by "public" health scheme, so I can have as much as I can afford... my current therapist drives a Porsche Macan, largely financed I'm sure from my fees. :lol:

    I'm not actually sure yet what is intended. I gather there's a period where bone graft needs to be stabilised, so "not much" activity is prescribed, varying from 2 - 6, or even to 12 months, depending on who I ask. If it's 12, I'll go insane. Even 6 is likely to have me less than nice to be around.

    Gentle swimming? Surely the orthopaedic surgeon would have given you a time scale and some more detail?
    Done by a neurosurgeon, who promptly left the country for his semi-annual holiday. :roll: I go back for a review in another month, but in the interim the instructions are yes swimming is possible, except I won't because it's an exercise that aggravates my neck and shoulders something horrible.

    I was a bit of a child tennis prodigy, and general sports fanatic up until my early 30s, competing (seriously) in tennis, hockey, squash, running, triathlon, cycling, golf, and having a go in a few other sports. Had a *major* lumbar disc issue that kept me off everything for almost a year, and was told then that I already had the spine of someone in their 60's, worn out from overuse. Back then the specialist told me this day would come when I needed fusion surgery, just a case of when. Being fit and active is apparently bad for you! I've managed it quite well ever since then, and was doing fine up until bike crash 5 years ago, and fractured vertebra.

    My opinion of the medical profession these days is barely above real estate salesmen and lawyers.
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  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,291 Lives Here
    Why thank you, kind Sir.
    Calling you saner than Piña was hardly a compliment. :lol:
    Glad it hasn't gone wrong at least, hope you do end up with the best possible outcome. Hospitals are horrible places, when I was on chemo they tried to keep me in a couple of times when my stats looked bad, I refused as I was better off at home away from sick people and lived near enough that I could see the hospital so could come in if things went awry.
    So by the sound of it "live fast, die young" was a recommendation to avoid the consequences of living life to the full then.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,357
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Why thank you, kind Sir.
    ...when I was on chemo they tried to keep me in a couple of times when my stats looked bad, I refused as I was better off at home away from sick people...

    I had my own room, entrance bit and a positive ventilation system. So there.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,865
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Why thank you, kind Sir.
    Calling you saner than Piña was hardly a compliment. :lol:
    Glad it hasn't gone wrong at least, hope you do end up with the best possible outcome. Hospitals are horrible places, when I was on chemo they tried to keep me in a couple of times when my stats looked bad, I refused as I was better off at home away from sick people and lived near enough that I could see the hospital so could come in if things went awry.
    So by the sound of it "live fast, die young" was a recommendation to avoid the consequences of living life to the full then.
    Yeah I know, but I take whatever I can get.. :D

    My view is far too many of the medical lot have not progressed beyond thinking their patients are just lab rats to experiment on, except now they'll charge enormous fees for the "privilege". Many of them are entirely lacking in social skills, and automatically assume you're barely literate and should be addressed in terms the average 10 year old would find condescending. It has to be a tough job I am sure, dealing with people at their lowest ebb day in and day out, but FFS some of them are just in the wrong job altogether.
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  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 49,370
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    Shouldn't you be posting a Tuesday thread WS?
    Eh? What are you on about?

    The international date line?
    He's ahead of us not behind us time-wise. Doh.

    Physically but not mentally.
    I doubt that very much.

    A faux Italian batting for Australia ! :roll:
    Ah shaddap you face...
    It's less of a defence of the Ozzies more stating the obvious. Considering Spinner has told us he's a physical wreck and has had to have surgery on his spine and Piña's mental state being what it is...
    I was just quoting a faux Italian :P
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,291 Lives Here
    Wasn't Joe Dolce Australian? So truly a faux Italian batting for Australia.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 49,370
    Veronese68 wrote:
    Wasn't Joe Dolce Australian? So truly a faux Italian batting for Australia.
    Yep. Mind you, someone needs to bat for Italy and Australia given how many medals they've won in the Olympics :)
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
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