The needler in the haystack.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Dan hanging in there, barely


California dreamin'..., 1978.
Since landing in the ER at JFK last Thursday, I have been flat on my back, and am just finding the energy to sit up and do a (very) few things.

It was a complete surprise to me to be told that I was diabetic and by Saturday to have lost a great toe. Surgeons are consulting, so far without a final decision, but more looks likely.

Now that I have my laptop hooked up, I'll weigh in from time to time but probably very lite.


-- Dan Damon [follow]

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26 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh wow Dan I am very sorry to hear this. Please get well soon we need you

Anonymous said...

Hang in there Dano !

js

Anonymous said...

Damn....that isn't good news at all. Get well soon!

Anonymous said...

Dan, be well and G'd Speed.
Siddeeq

Bob said...

We wish you all the best. You are in my prayers.

Bob

olddoc said...

Happy to have you back even on a limited schedule.Sorry about the toe, unfortunately on e of the major complications of type 2. Hope the circulation has not been too compromised. Best wishes.

Sandy said...

Dan, I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Hang in there"Good Lookin'"
Sandy Spector

Michael Townley said...

Best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery.

Anonymous said...

Dan, I am so sorry to hear about your diagnosis and surgery. Please rest, rest and then rest somemore. We will muddle through.
Sandy L.

Susan Lattimore Jackson said...

Best Wishes, Dan. Hang in there and get back to blogging. Planfield misses your daily update of what is going on.

Anonymous said...

Distressed to hear your news, but it's inevitable that you use your Medicare sometime!
Donna

Anonymous said...

Hey Dan, your health comes first. Taking care of yourself is far more important than anything you can or will write (BLOG) about this city. If anything were to happen to you the garbage in Plainfield will still go on. Be well my friend and take care.

Jackie

lectrcngizmo said...

Dan,I wish you a speedy recovery,and to tell the truth,I missed your posting very much. Hang in there.

Olive said...

Get better Dan!!! Take care of yourself.

Dottie Gutenkauf said...

Dan, our best wishes to you for (a) a speedy recovery and (b) quality medical care to manage your condition so it doesn't get worse. Glad you finally went to the doctor!
And yes, Medicare is great!

Dottie & Joe

Anonymous said...

Dan,

Sorry to hear about your diagnosis, but great to hear from you.

We will all be thinking good thoughts and sending them your way.

Looking forward to seeing you soon. -Jeanette

Laura said...

Thanks for the update Dan. Like others, I have been concerned about you and the extended silence indicated that something must have been amiss. I am hopeful that you can keep most of your body parts and sense of humor intact. No cake for you.

Best wishes, you will remain in my thoughts.

Anonymous said...

So sorry to hear about this. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. I hope you will be on the road to recovery soon.

Bill H

Jackie said...

So sorry to hear this, Dan. Please take care of yourself!

Allan P said...

Wow, its a difficult time for you but keep try to your spirits up Dan. I truly hope you get this under control and move forward. I know you possess the fortitude to face the challenges We miss you!

west side one said...

rHELLO DAN WE MISS YOU THINGS ARE NOT THE SAME WITH YOU OUT OF ACTION THE BEST TP YOU WEST SIDE ONE

Anonymous said...

Dan, get well soon. Sorry to hear the news. DSB

Anonymous said...

Glad to see a post today, Dan, and to finally 'hear' your voice intact. Wishing you a fast recovery and sending good thoughts your way. Be well!

Chad W.

Anonymous said...

Dan,

So sorry to hear about the toe and diagnosis.

Our thoughts and well wishes are with you. Hope to hear and see you back in action in short order.

Hugs,

Lilas

Mari said...

Sorry to hear about your health issues. Get well soon!

Anonymous said...

Dan
I am sorry to hear about your health but yes, kick some butt,get well and come back ..stronger and more bionic...