Thread: The Damn I'm Old Thread - Putting Up With Being a Geezer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lopez View Post
    Found out two days ago I have to have a hernia operation. I always thought that was for old guys - now I are one.
    I was 3.

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    When are you having your hernia surgery, Luigi?

    If they're going to keep you overnight I'll need the hospital's address to send the black roses.
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    Quote Originally Posted by progeezer View Post
    When are you having your hernia surgery, Luigi?

    If they're going to keep you overnight I'll need the hospital's address to send the black roses.
    I see the doctor who's to do the operation in mid-January. My regular doctor says I'll probably be in and out on the same day.

    I'm seeing from here on PE and elsewhere a hernia is not just in the realm of elderly men. My brother's wife has one.
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    What kind of hernia? There are many kinds, and they're all different.

    My wife had surgery 3 years ago for a hiatal hernia. It was a big procedure, but it was a life saver!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan Glenday View Post
    What kind of hernia? There are many kinds, and they're all different.
    Won't know until I see the doctor next week. I've add a dull pain down there for several weeks. Once in a while I feel a bulge down there, and I can push it back in. I know, it disgusts me, too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lopez View Post
    Won't know until I see the doctor next week. I've add a dull pain down there for several weeks. Once in a while I feel a bulge down there, and I can push it back in. I know, it disgusts me, too.
    I just had this image of Dean Martin grabbing his crotch and pushing in a hernia.

    Thanks, man. Much appreciated.
    This conversation can serve no purpose anymore. Goodbye.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hal... View Post
    I just had this image of Dean Martin grabbing his crotch and pushing in a hernia.

    Thanks, man. Much appreciated.
    We aim to please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lopez View Post
    We aim to please.

    You aim too, please.
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    Update on my gall bladder. Got it out of there today. First major surgery in 60 years since the first one. Same area.
    Glad for the three day weekend. Getting an early start. Moving pretty slow 😑
    But the results should be good and worth it. Gonna be 'spensive.

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    Times sure have changed since I had general anesthesia/scalpel gall bladder surgery in 1982 before the advent of the medical use of the laser and was in the hospital healing for 7 days post-op.

    Glad it went well, Mark.
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    In the last 12 months

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