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arthritisR_US

(7,304 posts)
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 12:09 AM Feb 2024

I really need to apologize to my DU friends

for being so absent in my presence on DU in the last year. A year ago I had brain surgery and tomorrow morning I will have a very intrusive procedure to make sure cancer isn’t my culprit.
Last September 3 days before the remembrance of my husband’s tenth year death and 5 days before my birthday I took a nasty fall and broke my right proximal humerus bone.
I was doing therapy right up until just before Christmas for that arm but on December 24th fell again and had to have my right wrist casted because of a severe break and also found out that the first upper arm break had never healed.
January 13 I underwent another surgery this time for my original upper right arm break. I have bone therapy up the ying Yang now and my friend is typing this all for me. I apologize for not being able to respond repeatedly to all the wonderful essence you all have provided me. I adore and so respect all of you, both your logic and heart. I 🥰

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I really need to apologize to my DU friends (Original Post) arthritisR_US Feb 2024 OP
Sending thoughts and prayers your way for a speedy and successful recovery. MarineCombatEngineer Feb 2024 #1
And as an afterthough, MarineCombatEngineer Feb 2024 #2
+100!! 2naSalit Feb 2024 #4
Was Going To Say That ProfessorGAC Feb 2024 #33
Best to ya'. Stick with it. Get well. And check in here as you're able. stopdiggin Feb 2024 #3
All the best for a successful procedure tomorrow with favorable results. diva77 Feb 2024 #5
Youve got your hands full !!!! Sending healing thoughts.... Karadeniz Feb 2024 #6
Take care of you that is what is important right now. sheshe2 Feb 2024 #7
Hope you get better. OAITW r.2.0 Feb 2024 #8
A heartfelt bdamomma Feb 2024 #9
Holding you in love and light, with vibes for a successful procedure, and niyad Feb 2024 #10
All the best to you. Take care.... yorkster Feb 2024 #11
So sorry to hear about your painful journey Nevilledog Feb 2024 #12
She was so sorry she couldn't give a happy arthritisR_US Feb 2024 #20
Thank you for helping her through this. Nevilledog Feb 2024 #25
Thank you for being there for her Lifeafter70 Feb 2024 #27
My best to you with everything. Hope22 Feb 2024 #13
Take care of yourself Demnh2fl Feb 2024 #14
We totally understand. Sometimes we all have to take a break for one reason or other judesedit Feb 2024 #15
You need to apologize for NOTHING. Focus on your health. Kennah Feb 2024 #16
Oh you sure dont have a thing to apologize about anything. mahina Feb 2024 #17
You take care and go easy on yourself! calimary Feb 2024 #18
Please. Never be sorry. ancianita Feb 2024 #19
Sending good vibes your way LoisB Feb 2024 #21
You will be in my prayers LetMyPeopleVote Feb 2024 #22
I'm sorry you have been so injured and ill Jarqui Feb 2024 #23
Get better! murielm99 Feb 2024 #24
I highly recommend this book. colorado_ufo Feb 2024 #26
Sending good thoughts and healing wishes 💕 Raine Feb 2024 #28
Sending good wishes and vibes for a speedy recovery. brer cat Feb 2024 #29
Sounds like you've been through a lot, good luck with GoodRaisin Feb 2024 #30
I just saw you post and feel so sorry for you for what you are going through. Fla Dem Feb 2024 #31
No apologies needed here and I, like the others, send my very best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery ❤️‍🩹 Deuxcents Feb 2024 #32

MarineCombatEngineer

(12,619 posts)
2. And as an afterthough,
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 12:14 AM
Feb 2024

you really have no need to apologize, life took a bad turn for you and the last thing you need is to apologize to us, just relax and get better and post when you can.
Peace out
Daniel

stopdiggin

(11,491 posts)
3. Best to ya'. Stick with it. Get well. And check in here as you're able.
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 12:15 AM
Feb 2024

We'll shoulder the load when you can't.

diva77

(7,721 posts)
5. All the best for a successful procedure tomorrow with favorable results.
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 12:20 AM
Feb 2024

Sending lots of good vibes your way!

niyad

(114,380 posts)
10. Holding you in love and light, with vibes for a successful procedure, and
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 12:39 AM
Feb 2024

swift and complete healing. Your DU family is here for you. Lean as hard as you need.

You have nothing for which you need to apologize. You are your number one priority.

Nevilledog

(51,496 posts)
12. So sorry to hear about your painful journey
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 12:47 AM
Feb 2024

I hope your surgery is highly successful and look forward to an update.



Happy belated birthday, twin 🎂
I missed you on the 13th.

arthritisR_US

(7,304 posts)
20. She was so sorry she couldn't give a happy
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 01:34 AM
Feb 2024

birthday love to you but trust me her heart was there even while she was in the hospital bed and her birthday was one she wanted to forget at that time. Between her daughter and me we are getting things done.

Demnh2fl

(28 posts)
14. Take care of yourself
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 12:54 AM
Feb 2024

Hoping you have good news. You have had a rough go. My cousin is under going a similar treatment . Good luck to you stay 💪❤️.

judesedit

(4,454 posts)
15. We totally understand. Sometimes we all have to take a break for one reason or other
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 12:54 AM
Feb 2024

Feel better. Welcome back. Best wishes and healing vibes coming your way.

calimary

(81,753 posts)
18. You take care and go easy on yourself!
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 01:22 AM
Feb 2024

Sending you all the good healing vibes I’ve got! Visualizing green all around you - it’s the color of health, renewal, healing, and Spring.

ancianita

(36,275 posts)
19. Please. Never be sorry.
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 01:31 AM
Feb 2024

You've suffered so much. Please know we're with you with all best wishes for your treatment and healing.

There are a lot of reasons folks don't show up here for extended periods. Number one is that they have lives they must attend to. So please. Just concentrate on yours. Peace and love to you.

Jarqui

(10,131 posts)
23. I'm sorry you have been so injured and ill
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 01:48 AM
Feb 2024

I don't think you needed to apologize.

Have you had your living situation safety checked for falling?

A Home Fall Prevention Checklist for Older Adults
https://www.cdc.gov/steadi/pdf/steadi-brochure-checkforsafety-508.pdf

You can find more of those with Google:
https://www.google.com/search?q=safety+check+falling&rlz=1C1CHBF_enCA863CA863&oq=safety+check+falling&gs_lcrp=EgZjaHJvbWUyBggAEEUYOdIBCTcxNzNqMGoxNagCALACAA&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Maybe your friend could help you with that after your procedure.

Take care. All the best.

colorado_ufo

(5,763 posts)
26. I highly recommend this book.
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 02:23 AM
Feb 2024

I first learned about Dr. Fulford through Dr. Andrew Weil, the famous integrative medicine doctor. In this book, Dr. Fulford talks about "anniversaries of pain," life events that subconsciously traumatize us and leave us susceptible to illness and injury. We need to be especially careful at these times to protect ourselves and our health. The tenth anniversary of your husband's death, and that he died within five days of your birthday, certainly qualifies as one of these anniversaries. This book has been very important to me!

Dr. Fulford's Touch of Life: The Healing Power of the Natural Life Force

GoodRaisin

(8,950 posts)
30. Sounds like you've been through a lot, good luck with
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 03:59 AM
Feb 2024

your procedure and wishing you the very best of outcomes.

Fla Dem

(24,018 posts)
31. I just saw you post and feel so sorry for you for what you are going through.
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 12:07 PM
Feb 2024

You certainly had an overwhelming series of health issues and incidents.
I sincerely hope the surgery you are undertaking today will give the results I know you are praying for.
May you have happier days ahead full of love and cheer.

All the best arthritisR_US . 

Deuxcents

(16,586 posts)
32. No apologies needed here and I, like the others, send my very best wishes for a speedy and complete recovery ❤️‍🩹
Fri Feb 9, 2024, 06:46 PM
Feb 2024
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