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Wulf Down and Out

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Wulfman, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. Wulfman

    Wulfman Unofficial GM

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    Hey everyone!

    I know my "Wulf Den" columns have been missing over the last couple of weeks, and I wanted everyone to know why that is, and why there won't be any for a few more weeks, at least.

    On this coming Tuesday, September 25th, I'll be undergoing open heart surgery to replace my aortic valve. Mine is defective (I was born with it), and has gotten progressively worse over the last 6-8 months to the point that I have no choice but to get it replaced.

    The prospects are good. I'm relatively young for the procedure (early 40's) and have no other health issues. But there are no guarantees, so I wanted you all to know what's going on.

    Should the worst happen and I not return, know that I have enjoyed being a part of these forums as well as those which preceded it, and hope that my contributions have, in some way, enhanced your experience.

    To Hos, BP, and the other guys I've known from way back when, keep the fire burning.

    Should things go as expected, I will still be down and out for at least a couple of weeks, so I'm guessing that my column won't return until after the Ravens game following the bye week.

    Until then, long live the star!
  2. Faerluna

    Faerluna I'm Complicated

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    Good luck with the surgery! Hope your recovery is speedy and painless. :)
  3. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Good luck to you. My wife had the same thing a few years ago.
  4. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    Looking forward to your return Wulf, your presence will be missed....here's to a fast recovery.
  5. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Dang, that's some real stuff right there.

    Hope it all goes well and be sure to stay diligent with the meds afterward.
  6. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Good luck Wulf. See you when you return.
  7. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Best wishes on a speedy recovery. Hope you're back better than ever real soon.
  8. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    We all wish you the best Wulf. You've got a lot of friends pulling for you!
  9. trickblue

    trickblue Old Testament... Zone Supporter

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    Well this sux... PLEASE keep us posted...

    We appreciate your analysis, but more importantly we want you to be well...

    If you need ANYTHING, pm me...
  10. Duane

    Duane Active Member

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    Get well soon buddy.
  11. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    hope everything goes perfectly..

    best wishes.
  12. 03EBZ06

    03EBZ06 Need2Speed

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    Wish you a successful surgery and will miss your columns.
  13. wittenacious

    wittenacious Active Member

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    Wulf Down but NOT Out.

    Sorry to read you have a need for this surgery, but I was happy to read the above portion of your post. This is the good, worth hanging onto.

    I will be wishing you a 100% successful surgery and a speedy recovery.



    Godspeed, Wulfman.
  14. diehard2294

    diehard2294 America's Team

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    My mom had this procedure with no problems..

    Good luck and God speed
  15. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Sam has approved this message. +1
  16. MoClaiborne24

    MoClaiborne24 Member

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    Good luck Wulf and stay strong!

    Wishing you a successful procedure and complete recovery my friend.

    Will be praying for you and the surgeons.
  17. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    Prayers it all goes well Wulf. Looking forward to your return. Please have your wife PM one of the mods or admins how the surgery went. See you soon.
  18. Wulfman

    Wulfman Unofficial GM

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    Thanks for all the well wishes, everyone. I'm going to have the missus send Hos a message when she gets back home on Wednesday.
  19. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    That'll work. Thanks and good luck.
  20. SC Cowboyfan

    SC Cowboyfan Member

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    Good luck Wolf and best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery!

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