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Old 11-01-2012, 02:10 PM
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Sooo...I was laid up in the hospital yesterday. Had the fluid sack that lubricates the joint in my right hip burst over the weekend. I was dealing with the pain, but when I started running a fever, vomiting, etc, I went to the ER. I was septic, its a good thing I went in, Doc said I only had a few hours-6 at most before it was too far along. My organ systems would have shut down one by one, and I would have died. Apparently the fluid inside the sack that cushions your joints is toxic if released into the bloodstream. This is the same hip thats been giving be trouble since 2007 when I shattered my pelvis/femur in the hip-joint area in an IED strike.

Needless to say I was VERY lucky I went in when I did. My wife made me go (shes a nurse). 6 more hours and I would have sealed my fate. She saved my life. As it was, they drained what was left of the fluid with a HUGE needle in my hip-joint, put me on dialisys and plasmaphoresis for tuesday night and last night to clean my blood. This morning I was dishcharged with a clean bill of health and crutches to let my hip heal for the next 45 days. Narcotic painkillers are my friend right about now.
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Old 11-01-2012, 02:13 PM
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damn man. glad you are okay! sucks to be limpin around though. hope you heal quick
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Sorry to hear man, thats nuts.. glad your okay though
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Wow man.... that is a miracle that she made you go!! Im glad your better now though. Ill be praying that you heal quick!!
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WTH dude just because MOTM was on your bucket list doesn't mean once you win it you can kick the BUCKET now take care and LISTEN to your wife, she is obviously teh one with the smarts in the family!!
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Hey, I never said I was smart, just good-looking. HAHAHA

My wife came in on her shift to check on me. I was admitted to the hospital she works at. Pretty funny, I got the hottest nurse in the joint
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Can we put this to a vote as well. I am hearing conflicting comments on this.
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Oh yeah? Well at least I have a 4th gen...

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Hey now, no low blows like that!!! we love our 3rd gens
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