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  1. fencersmother

    fencersmother 5-Year Member Founding Member

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    Hello all,

    Back from my second spinal surgery since December. Had a few complications and am just now sitting upright enough, long enough, and step-down drugged enough, to read a little here.

    Just wanted to congratulate all the new appointees, remind them of the beauty of bubble wrap, and for parents especially, RELAX. This is nothing compared to picking the colors for the wedding in four or seven or ten years. Yes, it's coming! Faster than you think.
     
  2. Roxane

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    Great that you are back. Hope the remaining healing goes well. Looking forward to picking the wedding colors.
     
  3. Pima

    Pima 5-Year Member

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    Think about you always during this time of your life. Congrats to another grandson and can't wait to hear about your 1st grand daughter.

    Fencer is right it comes faster than you think.
     
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    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

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    Wishing you a speedy recovery from here. Great to have you back.
     
  5. tug_boat

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    Whoa! That is a lot to endure!! Take it easy and rest up

    Push Hard, Press Forward
     
  6. forumjunkie

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    Ouch , Didn't know, was it chronic or injury? Hope the outlook is bright!
     
  7. AROTC-dad

    AROTC-dad Just a dad

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    Welcome back FM! Wishing you the best in your recovery.
     
  8. raimius

    raimius 10-Year Member

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    Welcome back! Feel better!
     
  9. DevilDog

    DevilDog 5-Year Member

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    Good to see you back. Take your time healing.
     
  10. EDelahanty

    EDelahanty 5-Year Member

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    Welcome back. I hope you realize that even if you had been at 100%, the Steelers wouldn't have made the Super Bowl.
     
  11. fencersmother

    fencersmother 5-Year Member Founding Member

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    I'm gonna put the whammy on you with my terrible towel.
     
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    Wishful "It's not stalking if it's love..."

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  13. fencersmother

    fencersmother 5-Year Member Founding Member

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    And, because God is so very good, Grandbaby #3 is on her way today, six weeks after her father's twin brother's #2 son (take a moment to work that out).
     
  14. EOD/SEALmom

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    Aw, congrats! Close cousins are awesome!
     
  15. kinnem

    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

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    Living in the South I find myself wondering if this is how you became your own grandmother? :scratch: I'm lost!!! :D
     
  16. Pima

    Pima 5-Year Member

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    Congrats to your 1st granddaughter.
     
  17. fencersmother

    fencersmother 5-Year Member Founding Member

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    Kinnem - twins had children within six weeks of each other.

    New baby arrived yesterday, and she looks EXACTLY like her dad. :)

    Hate long distances combined with short incomes.
     
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  18. Capri120

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    Try this one -- Two brothers marry two sisters (my paternal grandparents). The children, including my Dad, are then called "first double cousins". Believe it or not, my Dad and one of his cousins looked like twin brothers and were only four months apart. They even enlisted in the USAF together.

    Unfortunately, they also both inherited the same heart issues of their fathers and passed away within about a year of each other in their mid 60s.

    And guess where they were from?

    Arkansas.

    Congrats fencersmother, and I get it.;)
     
  19. Wild Blue Yonder

    Wild Blue Yonder 5-Year Member

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    Congrats Fencer! Also, another story on strange relations, my Grandmother's brother and her daughter (my aunt) married a sister and a brother from another clan. Made a strange 1st/2nd or 3rd cousin deal on that side. Could never keep all that straight... and GO BRONCOS!!!
     
  20. MabryPsyD

    MabryPsyD Dr. G.

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    Welcome back and try not to over do it.
     

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