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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: CowboyNQ] #2981402 03/23/19 03:34 AM
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Wish you a speedy recovery Jim!


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: CowboyNQ] #2981404 03/23/19 04:05 AM
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Best of luck Jim! As others have said you are a valued asset around here and a true brotha to those who have met you!


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: RudyS] #2981405 03/23/19 04:07 AM
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You'll be in my my thoughts, Jim. Best wishes for a smooth and fast recovery.

Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: marino] #2981410 03/23/19 06:42 AM
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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: MoodyBluesKeys] #2981411 03/23/19 06:43 AM
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Originally Posted By: MoodyBluesKeys

For those who believe in prayer, I'd appreciate your prayers.
Thanks,
Jim


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: ashevillecabbie] #2981419 03/23/19 09:33 AM
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Best wishes, Jim.

I've seen a few people get the cataract surgery and come away very, very happy in the end. I worked with an old Russian dude who had coke-bottle thick glasses and afterwards he didn't need them anymore. He kept saying, "every day, I see better and better!" in his Russian accent. It was really funny and happy. I hope you're blown away with how good the results are. smile

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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: Joe Muscara] #2981425 03/23/19 10:13 AM
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My Dad had this surgery, said it was no big deal. He's 88 years young. A week after surgery, he said he's never seen so well in his life.

Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: sherry] #2981428 03/23/19 10:36 AM
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My thoughts are with you, Jim.
Hope to see you back here real soon.


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: ChiefDanG] #2981444 03/23/19 12:27 PM
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Good luck Jim,
As a fellow keyboardist with Glaucoma I sympathize with where you are now in your vision degradation.
I also fondly remember you as the very first person to respond to my first Kurzweil question on the old Sonikmatter forum which you answered so informatively which helped me get going on my new pc3k at that time.
Regards Brian.


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: tonybanksfan] #2981451 03/23/19 01:26 PM
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Prayer sent. Break a leg!

Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: harmonizer] #2981468 03/23/19 03:48 PM
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Jim, wishing you all the best and a speedy recovery. Get back asap. cool


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: ProfD] #2981469 03/23/19 03:58 PM
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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: ashevillecabbie] #2981475 03/23/19 05:02 PM
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Sending you thoughts and prayers, Jim, for a successful operation and smooth recovery.

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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: Geoff Grace] #2981513 03/24/19 12:24 AM
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Praying for you, Jim. I hope you're able to be back here right away because your vision has drastically improved.


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: Mr. Nightime] #2981534 03/24/19 09:24 AM
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Wishing you a speedy recovery and complete healing

Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: Mark Zeger] #2981546 03/24/19 11:42 AM
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Sending blessings for the best possible outcome!


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: CowboyNQ] #2981559 03/24/19 01:51 PM
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Jim. My father had similar surgery at age ~70 and he's doing well.

I pray your operation goes similarly well.


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: Sundown] #2981572 03/24/19 03:22 PM
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Yes, you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Best wishes and hope you have a quick recovery.

Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: MoodyBluesKeys] #2981581 03/24/19 05:13 PM
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My best to you, Jim.

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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: MoodyBluesKeys] #2981582 03/24/19 05:34 PM
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Jim,
This surgery is so common and routine now that I wouldn't give it a drop of concern. I've had many friends do this and all have had remarkable results.

That said, I have to say that I may relate more personally than most because like you, I've been blind in my left eye for around 25 years, and I also live with the same concern that any right eye complications could leave me sightless. I know exactly how you feel, but I still think there's little to worry about with this particular surgery so we'll See you when you return.


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: Steve Nathan] #2981650 03/25/19 06:27 AM
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My best wishes to you Jim. I'm looking forward to your speedy recovery and presence back on the forums.


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: Mike Warren] #2981966 03/27/19 11:15 AM
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Just a quick note: Surgery went well, both procedures. At this point, I can see well enough to get around, because the glaucoma procedure takes longer to heal, it will be about 4 weeks before the eye stabilizes enough to be fitted for any needed glasses. I'm viewing this on a 32" monitor with 200% magnification turned on in Windows.
Have to keep eye covered with glasses all day, then shield over eye at night for sleeping. No real pain, although I can definitely feel the stitches from the glaucoma procedure (they will dissolve). Not spending much time on computer. Medications: one eyedrop 6 times a day, another 4 times, and a third one time. No longer taking the two that I was using to affect the glaucoma. Eye pressure measured yesterday at Dr. office was 6, had been 10 (this is a very good thing, indicates that the excess fluid is draining)
Feeling very blessed.
Thanks for all of the well-wishes and prayers.
Jim


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: MoodyBluesKeys] #2981967 03/27/19 11:23 AM
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Great news Jim! Blessed indeed! Keep healing well; it sounds like you're on the road to recovery!

Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: zxcvbnm098] #2981989 03/27/19 01:08 PM
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Prayers being answered. Glad to hear the procedures went well and the initial outcome is positive. Wise choice to take it easy on the computer (and all screens that require your eyes to adjust). For the optimum results in reducing pressure to the best level is rest so the pressure is not going up and down all the time.

Glad to see your "being away" was less time than you anticipated.


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Very happy to hear that, Jim. Best wishes for continued recovery and good health.


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Re: Will likely be away from the forum for a bit [Re: MoodyBluesKeys] #2982002 03/27/19 03:07 PM
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Originally Posted By: MoodyBluesKeys
Just a quick note: Surgery went well, both procedures.

Excellent news mayne. Let the healing begin. thu cool


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Just a quick note: Surgery went well, both procedures.

Excellent news mayne. Let the healing begin. thu cool


What he said. cool

I'm glad that's behind you, Jim.

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Prayers being answered.


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Great news.


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Outstanding news


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Glad to hear the good news!!!


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