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Hobot was kept on a drug that put a protective layer over the ulcer yesterday and last night. The bleeding has been stemmed. He was taken off the respirator this morning. However his blood pressure ke

It appears as if Hobot is on the road to recovery. He's propped in his hospital bed up and alert, cutting it up with his nurses. He's also being combative with one of his doctors a tall blonde Doctor

Two days ago, Hope was gowned and masked by the nurses to help with his care to relieve his stress.   Yesterday Hope returned to the hospital in the morning  early to stay with him and

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5 hours ago, silent bob said:

Here’s to a Million, Hobot!  May you recover and may Scot and company resurrect your thread!  It’s been too much fun dropping down those rabbit holes to not continue!  Here’s one, thinking of you!  

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Maaate!...really?...please tell me that's not a pic of "Killer" Dana in this thread:ph34r:...I'm sure he'll appreciate it though:lol:...get well soon Hobot...

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I’m sure you’ll be feeling ship shape soon.   Beat this thing.    

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This just in from a beach village on the Baja Peninsula:

 

Could someone here PLEASE let Hobot know that La Familia Mariachi just heard about this f'ng fuckasco.....and that the Nurse & Nursetta and I are all pulling for him?.....

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I said it in the other thread and I'll say it here:  Hobot and Hope you guys are getting every hope I have until you're back, every one...my hope for world peace can wait 'cause you are getting that now...we need you back buddy.

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Words do fail when when you find out that someone that has brought so much enjoyment for all these years is in a serious condition. Sending as much positive energy as I can to you Hope and Fluffer. 

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Hobot - sounds like you've struggled long and hard enough for that corner you need to turn to be just ahead. Please keep your eye on that prize and get back to this group of weirdos as soon as possible. You're needed.

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Get the fuk better, Mr. H.....like now. This is NOT how this movie is supposed to play out and you REALLY don't wanna make me get up off my beach and go up there and noogie punch you. (mostly 'cuz I still don't do cold)......:D

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2 minutes ago, El Mariachi said:

Get the fuk better, Mr. H.....like now. This is NOT how this movie is supposed to play out and you REALLY don't wanna make me get up off my beach and go up there and noogie punch you. (mostly 'cuz I still don't do cold)......:D

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Wowe!  Ist notte Eastere yet, and we gette mirracles licke thisse!                                 :)

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13 minutes ago, Snaggletooth said:

Wowe!  Ist notte Eastere yet, and we gette mirracles licke thisse!                                 :)

Miracle is that the fucker could still remember his password...:lol:

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1 minute ago, Grabbler said:

Miracle is that the fucker could still remember his password...:lol:

I actually had to have one of my FBI friends find it for me.....

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All my best wishes and thoughts go to Hobot and Hope. Maybe especially to Hope, as I can only imagine how awful she must feel not even being able to see him.

I have loved the RT thread, with the many dozens of rabbit holes I've been sent down, and even more the fond memories of things I had almost forgotten. Like My dad's Corolla.

I really hope that thread can be recovered to be sure, and that Hobot finds even more rabbit holes for me to wander down.

It matters much more that Hobot himself recovers though. Whether or not he ever posts another photo again.

Get well please, and go sailing!

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2 minutes ago, Bus Driver said:

You have friends?

Well....just the ones on my payroll. But I guess they can still be considered friends.....

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4 minutes ago, Bus Driver said:

You have friends?

Probably another spurious story, typical of Boothy!   :lol:

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Just now, El Mariachi said:

Well....just the ones on my payroll. But I guess they can still be considered friends.....

Regardless.  Good to hear from you.  Shame it has to be because of something like this.

My best to the Nurse and Nursetta.

 

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6 minutes ago, Ed Lada said:
10 minutes ago, Bus Driver said:

You have friends?

Probably another spurious story, typical of Boothy!   :lol:

Mr Booze, notte siurre if you remebere, thissis SoakEd.  He came oute of the closset a fiew yeares aggo.  Hese a 'Lada'.

:)

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6 minutes ago, Snaggletooth said:

Mr Booze, notte siurre if you remebere, thissis SoakEd.  He came oute of the closset a fiew yeares aggo.  Hese a 'Lada'.

:)

I forgot, he's been gone a long time he probably missed the big reveal party!   :lol:  I just couldn't stay in the closet any longer, I was tired of living a lie!   I've been a Lada all of my life, it's nothing to be ashamed of.  I was born that way.

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55 minutes ago, Snaggletooth said:

Mr Booze, notte siurre if you remebere, thissis SoakEd.  He came oute of the closset a fiew yeares aggo.  Hese a 'Lada'.

:)

How could I ever forget his avatar? Pretty sure he's been using it since like the mid 30's....

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2 hours ago, El Mariachi said:

I actually had to have one of my FBI friends find it for me.....

 

1 hour ago, Bus Driver said:

You have friends?

 

1 hour ago, El Mariachi said:

Well....just the ones on my payroll. But I guess they can still be considered friends.....

You have the FBI on your payroll?

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1 hour ago, Snaggletooth said:

Mr Booze, notte siurre if you remebere, thissis SoakEd.  He came oute of the closset a fiew yeares aggo.  Hese a 'Lada'.

:)

A "Lada" what?

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23 minutes ago, Bus Driver said:

A "Lada" what?

That's a "Lada" tea!

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3 hours ago, El Mariachi said:

Get the fuk better, Mr. H.....like now. This is NOT how this movie is supposed to play out and you REALLY don't wanna make me get up off my beach and go up there and noogie punch you. (mostly 'cuz I still don't do cold)......:D

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holy shit, they'll let anyone in here!!

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2 minutes ago, Bump-n-Grind said:

holy shit, they'll let anyone in here!!

Plesae be thouhtfulle.........    an patient......................we our dealleng withe an eldere of the SA clan........          :)

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1 hour ago, Mike in Seattle said:

Wow!

Boomer, thanks for keeping us posted,

, and please add my best wishes, and "git off yer ass" thoughts to the rest.

 

 

 

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:ph34r: I'll torment Boothy with a snow pic later ,,

Once a dick and all that....

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1 hour ago, Snaggletooth said:

Howe is Snags?

Snags is now up in the highest branches of that big tree in the sky. Replaced him with Mary Anne & Ginger almost 4 years ago when I moved back down to Baja (again) full time. Not really my kind of dogs but they're Mom & Daughter and are great traveling pups and better than any alarm system money can buy. Except.....for being adopted Mexican dogs....they have absolutely ZERO fuking street smarts. As in they'd probably try to cross the 405 at rush hour if they thought for one second that there was a half eaten bagel on the center divider that had been there since the 90's.......

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1 hour ago, Snaggletooth said:

Howe is Snags?

Snags is now up in the highest branches of that big tree in the sky. Replaced him with Mary Anne & Ginger almost 4 years ago when I moved back down to Baja (again) full time. Not really my kind of dogs but they're Mom & Daughter and are great traveling pups and better than any alarm system money can buy. Except.....for being adopted Mexican dogs....they have absolutely ZERO fuking street smarts. As in they'd probably try to cross the 405 at rush hour if they thought for one second that there was a half eaten bagel on the center divider that had been there since the 90's.......

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Go the Snags!

Moeste dogges tacke aftere they ownere.......             :)

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5 hours ago, El Mariachi said:

Get the fuk better, Mr. H.....like now. This is NOT how this movie is supposed to play out and you REALLY don't wanna make me get up off my beach and go up there and noogie punch you. (mostly 'cuz I still don't do cold)......:D

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Since we’re on a RPT related thread: 

 

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4 minutes ago, Snaggletooth said:

Our you done withe IH vehicalles?                         :)

Apparently.....not.

 

(Snags? Meet La Bamba....my newest d/d down here on the funner side of the Tortilla Curtain).....:D

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Hey Boothey! Enjoying your drug - beach life. 

Where if your not barefoot, you're overdressed, have sandy toes and sun kissed nose, and most importantly beach hair and don't care! 

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3 minutes ago, boomer said:

Hey Boothey! Enjoying your drug - beach life. 

Where if your not barefoot, you're overdressed, deal with sandy toes and sun kissed nose, and most importantly beach hair and don't care! 

'Cuz giving a shit takes too much work?......

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Hobot's oxygen was reduced from 90% yesterday to 70% last night to 40% this afternoon, so he must be close to getting off the ventilator.

They are still saying he's not out of the woods yet, but Hope noticed Facetiming with him, his color has returned.

They rolled him from his side onto his back last night, but he hasn't slept on his back for four years due to bad hips.

Even sedated they were able to see his discomfort, and now roll him side to side every half hour.

He's being fed via a tube into his mouth. The nurses according to Hope are actively busy with his care and monitoring non-stop.

He was taken off the paralytic drug and still heavily sedated.

Once he's out of the woods, he can return to coherency, he'll have 7-10 days of in hospital physical and occupational therapy.

 

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@#$%.  just saw this.  Hobot, I'm sending all the positive energy I can muster in your direction.  Kick this virus' ass.

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13 minutes ago, boomer said:

Hobot's oxygen was reduced from 90% yesterday to 70% last night to 40% this afternoon, so he must be close to getting off the ventilator.

They are still saying he's not out of the woods yet, but Hope noticed Facetiming with him his color has returned.

They rolled him from his side onto his back last night, but he hasn't slept on his back for four years due to bad hips.

Even sedated they were able to see his discomfort, and now roll him side to side every half hour.

He's being fed via a tube into his mouth. The nurses according to Hope are actively busy with his care and monitoring non-stop.

He was taken off the paralytic drug and still heavily sedated.

Once he's out of the woods and he can return to coherency, he'll have 7-10 days of physical and occupational therapy.

He was planning for his first hip replacement in April, that will probably be put off for a couple months, till he gains better use of his lungs and endurance. 

I just saw this, Man this is terrible, HoBot has done foredeck on FRANKIE and he is an all around really great guy. Damn!!

Please get better HoBot! We all need you for all sorts of reasons. (If they would let me I would go pick up Boomer and we would come visit you.)

Hope to talk with you soon, will send my best positive vibes Northeast from here, that should hit Edmonds.

Kim

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10 hours ago, Bus Driver said:

A "Lada" what?

 

10 hours ago, Mrleft8 said:

That's a "Lada" tea!

I've heard 'em all.  When I was in high school gym class, we would line up in the gym for roll call. The guy next to me was named Noyes.  So the teacher would call Lada and then Noyes.  He would start to laugh and repeat Lada Noyes.  Which was fine except we only had 2 male gym teachers in the school and I went there for 6 years, so it kind of got old after a while.  Lada Noyes, ahhahahaha.  I don't know if the teacher is still alive now but if I saw him and told him who I was I'm sure he would say Lada Noyes, ahhahahaha. 

We all have our cross to bear...

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4 hours ago, Ed Lada said:

 

I've heard 'em all.  When I was in high school gym class, we would line up in the gym for roll call. The guy next to me was named Noyes.  So the teacher would call Lada and then Noyes.  He would start to laugh and repeat Lada Noyes.  Which was fine except we only had 2 male gym teachers in the school and I went there for 6 years, so it kind of got old after a while.  Lada Noyes, ahhahahaha.  I don't know if the teacher is still alive now but if I saw him and told him who I was I'm sure he would say Lada Noyes, ahhahahaha. 

We all have our cross to bear...

Quite the coinky dinky there! B)

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22 minutes ago, Willin' said:

Quite the coinky dinky there! B)

One of those simple twists of fate that occur in our lives.

I ran into said Noyes on Facebook a couple of months ago, I haven't seen or had contact with him for almost 50 years, and the first he wrote to me was...

Sigh.

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18 hours ago, El Mariachi said:

Get the fuk better, Mr. H.....like now. This is NOT how this movie is supposed to play out and you REALLY don't wanna make me get up off my beach and go up there and noogie punch you. (mostly 'cuz I still don't do cold)......:D

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Hey, Ricky!  Glad to hear you're doin' well Bajain' it!

The Foxtrots have Gone Coastal on the Spaced Coast of Floriduh.  Back in the Aerospace game...

And, of course, Best wishes always to the 'Bot!

...First time I've ever wanted to be a Coca Cola cooler...

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12 hours ago, silent bob said:

Since we’re on a RPT related thread: 

 

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I'm thinking the blond with his nose in the porn surfing magazine is our very own @Point Break .

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11 hours ago, d'ranger said:

Get well Hobot, you have a thread to ignore.

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Get well Hobot, you have a life to continue ...

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I just saw this thread and add my best wishes and hope for a full recovery. I know it's possible so take it as it comes and let the people who love you help, not because you want or even need it but it helps them to do something. Try and remember they have felt helpless since this started. You will feel discouraged and that is okay just keep moving forward and you will be back to your normal soon. All of this is hard earned knowledge from dying a little over a year ago and coming back. Stay strong, our world will be diminished without you.

 

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I came to see if there was any news on the Random Pic thread and saw this. Holy shit!

I don't know any of you (I think), but it is a bit like family and Hobot's thread has been a really amazing trip and a gift to all of us. I was worried because he had gone quiet and figured he was pretty upset about the thread disappearing, but this is different.

 

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Indeed Russell quite so. Hobots keen eye for the compelling, the dynamic and the unusual has been an awesome gift for all  of us.

You know the owner of Frankie - Kim Bottles. I also met you, when I was the photographing Frankie at the School on a couple occasions when you were there, helping give insight to the deck mold and other construction details.

I also got some photographs and may have got some video, of you streaking by us in our Ranger 33 the wee morning hours passing Comox on the approach to Cambpell River in 2018 R2AK. No we weren't racing, just taking a cruise up the inside. We'd sheered the output shaft on our engine and continuing on under sail, and were scheduled to meet Kenmore Air at Port McNeil the following Saturday morning - they were delivering a new reversing gear, output shaft, gaskets, and few other minor parts for the replacement.

The Doctor called Hope this morning, and figured Hobot is turning the corner. COVID plays havoc on the kidneys, and Hobot may have to go three or more rounds of dialysis till his kidneys are functioning as properly as possible. They're continuing to wean Hobot off the oxygen, and hope to have him off the ventilator in a few days.

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10 minutes ago, boomer said:

Indeed Russell quite so. Hobots keen eye for the compelling, the dynamic and the unusual has been an awesome gift for all  of us.

You know the owner of Frankie - Kim Bottles and I met you, when I was the photographing Frankie at the School on a couple occasions when you were there, helping give insight to the deck mold and other construction details.

I also got some photographs and may have got some video, of you streaking by us in our Ranger 33 the wee morning hours passing Comox on the approach to Cambpell River in 2018 R2AK. No we weren't racing, just taking a cruise up the inside. We'd sheered the output shaft on our engine and continuing on under sail, and were scheduled to meet Kenmore Air at Port McNeil the following Saturday morning - they were delivering a new reversing gear, output shaft, gaskets, and few other minor parts for the replacement.

The Doctor called Hope this morning, and figured Hobot is turning the corner. COVID plays havoc on the kidneys, and Hobot may have to go three or more rounds of dialysis till his kidneys are functioning as properly as possible. They're continuing to wean Hobot off the oxygen, and hope to have him off the ventilator in a few days.

good to read thanks

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My pleasure skippers and sailors! Glad to be the bearer of good news.

BTW - Hobot's dog is name Lucy as in "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds". Don't know how I got Fluffer out of Lucy. I'll blame it on bad hearing.

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22 hours ago, El Mariachi said:

Get the fuk better, Mr. H.....like now. This is NOT how this movie is supposed to play out and you REALLY don't wanna make me get up off my beach and go up there and noogie punch you. (mostly 'cuz I still don't do cold)......:D

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Boothie!!!

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20 hours ago, El Mariachi said:

Snags is now up in the highest branches of that big tree in the sky. Replaced him with Mary Anne & Ginger almost 4 years ago when I moved back down to Baja (again) full time. Not really my kind of dogs but they're Mom & Daughter and are great traveling pups and better than any alarm system money can buy. Except.....for being adopted Mexican dogs....they have absolutely ZERO fuking street smarts. As in they'd probably try to cross the 405 at rush hour if they thought for one second that there was a half eaten bagel on the center divider that had been there since the 90's.......

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20 hours ago, Snaggletooth said:

Go the Snags!

Moeste dogges tacke aftere they ownere.......             :)

Okay you two, don't make us turn the hose on ya'll.
Hey Boothie. Nice to see you again.
Glad to hear The Hobot is improving.

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4 hours ago, boomer said:

My pleasure skippers and sailors! Glad to be the bearer of good news.

BTW - Hobot's dog is name Lucy as in "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds". Don't know how I got Fluffer out of Lucy. I'll blame it on bad hearing.

What?.... What?

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Just saw this thread and sending out best wishes for a speedy recovery.  Everyone has such a different journey with COVID which is what makes it so scary.  One piece of good news is that healthcare workers have learned a lot over the past year. Outcomes are better.  Please continue with updates as possible.  The SA community is clearly pulling for him.

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1 hour ago, Fakenews said:

Just saw this thread and sending out best wishes for a speedy recovery.  Everyone has such a different journey with COVID which is what makes it so scary.  One piece of good news is that healthcare workers have learned a lot over the past year. Outcomes are better.  Please continue with updates as possible.  The SA community is clearly pulling for him.

My latest Gal-Pal has had Covid twice in the past 12 months. Now she has pneumonia. The way things are going for her, it'll just be a matter of time before she gets hit with Polio, Leprosy and Scurvy...

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Nothing more to pass from Hope then Hobot continues to improve through the day.

The latest text I just received > 

Hi Boomer, Hobot is the same, although he is starting to open his eyes.  He is still heavily sedated.  I will be checking with his nurse around midnight on how he is doing.

Talk with you later.

Hope

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On 3/27/2021 at 4:57 AM, El Mariachi said:

Get the fuk better, Mr. H.....like now. This is NOT how this movie is supposed to play out and you REALLY don't wanna make me get up off my beach and go up there and noogie punch you. (mostly 'cuz I still don't do cold)......:D

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fok me , look what the cat dragged in .

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Hotbot really has snagged a bad dose.  Great to hear he is on the mend.

Mikey will be along shortly to tell him it's not as bad as the flu.

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On 3/26/2021 at 9:10 PM, El Mariachi said:

How could I ever forget his avatar? Pretty sure he's been using it since like the mid 30's....

Did you mean @Ed Lada‘s 30s or the 1930s?

Oh, wait...

Never mind

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7 hours ago, boomer said:

Nothing more to pass from Hope then Hobot continues to improve through the day.

The latest text I just received > 

Hi Boomer, Hobot is the same, although he is starting to open his eyes.  He is still heavily sedated.  I will be checking with his nurse around midnight on how he is doing.

Talk with you later.

Hope

Perfect time for reading PA then :rolleyes:

Get well - The Mighty Power of SA commands it!

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5 hours ago, Mid said:

fok me , look what the cat dragged in .

It was bound to happen eventually.......

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15 hours ago, El Mariachi said:

My latest Gal-Pal has had Covid twice in the past 12 months. Now she has pneumonia. The way things are going for her, it'll just be a matter of time before she gets hit with Polio, Leprosy and Scurvy or Worse yet Marriage ...

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Hope called this morning, and Hobot continues to improve. They've stopped giving some meds required to help, while starting other drugs that have proven effective in the march toward recovery. As his breathing and oxygen retainment have continued to improve, the respiratory therapist who works with the nurses, has disabled parts of the respirator including removing the extra tube and funnel shaped device from his mouth, which help with breathing. The respirator may be removed as early as Tuesday, and possibly as late as Wednesday. His kidneys are getting stronger too, but he may still require a couple to go through a couple rounds of dialysis. Hope gets a gets a couple one hour Facetime sessions a day, where the nurses also explain everything and why. However last night they allowed an extended Facetime session, which allowed Hope to read the well wishes from this thread, as well as those from other family and friends, and Mark's dog even got to bark some "missing you Dad." The  level of care by Swedish Hospital in Edmonds, has been exemplary in this regard, but I'm sure Hobot will be plotting his escape once he's not heavily sedated. He'll still have to go through respiratory, physical and occupation therapy. 

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5 hours ago, Blue Crab said:
6 hours ago, El Mariachi said:

It was bound to happen eventually.......

You've missed nothing Cap.

He wassente hearre for Ian Dubbin and Chazz fassco, and ressulteng Gracie Grapenipps persona, Brentte Swaime geyyeng the boote, PB's roade to recoverey frome covid, and Cleane reallizing he cante macke a liveng bing a pro-bono lawyer for SA.  We neede hisse imputte on thisse silley popularitey conteste licke/dislicke buttuns to.                             :)

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