Saturday, March 24, 2012

Congratulations!  You are the proud recipient of a non-invasive  Surgery!

Are you kidding me?  The scar is 7-inches long!

Imagine if the doctor got invasive.


So I had surgery, okay.  That's not so bad.  But.....
The worst part came when I heard the words:


"No Riding for at least one-week."

Are you kidding?  I mean that's like telling Batman to lose Robin for a week, or sending Superman's costume to the cleaners, or, or.... you get the picture?





And besides, it's Spring - even in Maine!  The leaves are popping out on the porch vine,


And I even saw some strawberry plant pushing its way up.


But am I going to be allowed out there?  No sir.  So, here I am, sitting at breakfast relegated to the ranks of those who..... read manuals.


Better days are coming.....
Better days are coming....


7 comments:

  1. Are you saying you are a sad kitty? Really...how can non-invasive leave a 7 inch incision scar??

    Cheer up. That week will go faster than you want to think about next year. :)

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    1. The little kitty had just the right expression the other day, that I thought I'd steal it to good effect. Accurately reflects how I felt.

      You're right, time is flying. Only four days to go.
      Ciao, Mike.

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  2. Mike:

    no riding doesn't mean no driving. you could always drive somewhere scenic and blow a roll of film. I shot B&W for years and did my own developing. I still have my enlargers and a collection of cameras.

    heal fast, rest and do some ride planning

    bob
    Riding the Wet Coast

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  3. Bob:
    You're right, and that's what I did this morning. Absconded with my wife's car, drove over and bought some bagels and snap some shots.
    Interesting to learn about your photography. Did much of that too. Had a few small shows. Still use film cameras.
    Let's talk some more about it.
    Cheers.

    Mike.

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  4. Mike,

    As my father used to say when something unpleasant happened to someone: "It could have been worse - it could have been ME!" I won't tell you about my long ride through some unexplored back roads.

    Maybe we can take the long way home next Thursday after your scooter is examined at Reynold's.

    Tom

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  5. You'll make it, just... uh, walk or something. People used to do that I think.

    Brady
    Behind Bars - Motorcycles and Life

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