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Well I'm home from the hospital

by Karson
posted 04-21-2010 12:48 AM

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 04-21-2010 12:54 AM

That sounds scary, I hope everything turns out fine.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#2 posted 04-21-2010 12:54 AM

whoa….glad your ok there karson…you take it easy for a few days…ya know the one problem with double vision is that all the things you made look good twice as much…… glad your home..i dont like hospitals.. home is better..if ya need anything from me let me know…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 04-21-2010 01:02 AM

WOW! That is scary!!

I’m glad to hear you didn’t take any chances and sought immediate medical attention.

Keep us up to date on your condition.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 04-21-2010 01:06 AM

glad your home mate and i hope things gett sorted real soon

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#5 posted 04-21-2010 01:08 AM

Good news Karson

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#6 posted 04-21-2010 01:10 AM

Glad to hear you are O.K.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#7 posted 04-21-2010 01:15 AM

All the best to you Karson!!

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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#8 posted 04-21-2010 01:15 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you Karson, and I hope they figure out what happened!

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 04-21-2010 01:27 AM

Take care, friend. Our prayers are with you here at the Bordner home.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over two decades.

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#10 posted 04-21-2010 01:29 AM

good to hear that you didn’t take chance and went to hospital and now everything is coming around. Can’t afford to lose a woodworking buddy…

... now, what does your will say about that stash of exotic lumber you have… :)

Best wishes and do take care…

Al H.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#11 posted 04-21-2010 01:43 AM

Keep on the straight and narrow path, we want to keep you here!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#12 posted 04-21-2010 01:45 AM

Ohhhhhh, Karson.

THAT’s one that I know a thing or two about.

May they find its cause, and get it under control.

It’s no fun … no fun at all.

-- -- Neil

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#13 posted 04-21-2010 01:53 AM

Karson sounds like you suffered a transient ischemic attack or TIA for short. They are usually caused by a decrease in blood flow to an area in the brain. Sometimes a TIA is a precursor to something much more serious, a stroke. I’m glad that you are home and the symptoms have resolved. Another cause could have also been a spike in blood pressure. Keep up with the meds and mend quickly.

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their [email protected]

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#14 posted 04-21-2010 02:21 AM

Glad to hear you are okay.

Getting old is hell, but it sure beats the alternative. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#15 posted 04-21-2010 02:57 AM

good news !

Charlie – what’s the alternative? getting young? I dunno… some folks might beg the difference ;)

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#16 posted 04-21-2010 03:16 AM

Hi Karson

Glad to hear you are OK. Take it easy and get them meds under control.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#17 posted 04-21-2010 03:20 AM

Hi Buddy;

Glad to hear you’re ok. Stay well.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#18 posted 04-21-2010 03:42 AM

Wow, take care of yourself, we need all the good LJ’s we have.

Do what the docs say and be careful. My dad had a similar incident – double vision – he then blacked out and fell. He hit his head pretty hard and was hospitalized for quite a while – at 75+ it is a very dangerous and scary proposition. Be careful if you feel another similar spell…don’t get up quickly…and sit down if standing…My dad was taking coumadin I believe.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#19 posted 04-21-2010 03:47 AM

Karson, glad to hear you are O.K. take it easy. Be good to yourself.

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#20 posted 04-21-2010 03:56 AM

Scary indeed glad you are ok

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#21 posted 04-21-2010 04:15 AM

Karson, I hope you continue to improve and get better. Stay well!

Erwin Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#22 posted 04-21-2010 04:40 AM


Glad to hear things aren’t serious and you’re resting.
Be well,

-- Gary, Florida

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#23 posted 04-21-2010 05:52 AM

Hey Karson,
Take it easy and get things back to normal. We’d like to keep you around for a while!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#24 posted 04-21-2010 05:57 AM

Glad your ok, Karson.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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#25 posted 04-21-2010 06:10 AM

good to hear that you are okay…hope you continue to make progress…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#26 posted 04-21-2010 06:42 AM

good news is no news

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#27 posted 04-21-2010 06:48 AM

Glad to know you have recovered. Next time even at a slightest hint take medical help and don’t panic. Rest is the first medicine so take it. Do gentle deep breathing by alternate nostril for about 5 minutes. That will improve oxygen supply to the brain. Keep us informed about the condition of your health.


-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#28 posted 04-21-2010 07:42 AM

Glad your OK. Prayers are with you. Don’t EVER take a chance. If you get feeling bad, go to the emergency room.

Stay safe.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#29 posted 04-21-2010 07:44 AM

Karson I had a colonoscopy several years ago – and woke up in the middle of it – Let me tell you, I caused double vision for me too :-)). Good luck and hope you get well soon, try sniffing some sawdust – that usually helps me.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#30 posted 04-21-2010 08:55 AM

We need you Karson! Take GOOD care!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#31 posted 04-21-2010 09:34 AM

Glad you’re ok Karson. I know what you’re going through, I cant remember how many of those tests I’ve had. Since I have quite a bit of colon problems.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#32 posted 04-21-2010 11:18 AM

Karson, glad your doing better, stay well my friend, the world needs more of you!


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#33 posted 04-21-2010 12:02 PM

phew!! scary for you and for all of us.
Glad you were able to get medical help and things are lookin good.
big hugs.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#34 posted 04-21-2010 12:32 PM

Hey Karson,
Hope you’re feeling better. What a scary night!
Best wishes,

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#35 posted 04-21-2010 01:05 PM

Glad to hear your home.
Rest and get well.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#36 posted 04-21-2010 01:35 PM

I am glad to hear that you are going to be fine. And it is a good thing that you went to the hospital. While this was not apparently anything serious, too often we tend to put off going to the doctor/hospital in the hope that the problems that we are having will clear up rather than seeking immediate medical attention.

Keep us posted and try rest.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#37 posted 04-21-2010 02:01 PM

Glad to her things are OK for now.
Take care my friend,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#38 posted 04-21-2010 03:47 PM

Glad things turned out fine for you Karson….we are all thinking about you.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#39 posted 04-21-2010 04:25 PM

Glad you are ok….take it easy and rest for a bit, things will be there when you get to them…

-- If you can't build it, code it. If you can't code it, build it. But always ALWAYS take a picture.

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#40 posted 04-22-2010 02:03 AM

Sure glad you’re OK. Get better now ya hear??

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#41 posted 04-26-2010 07:14 AM

Wow Karson
I missed this earlier. I’m glad you checked out ok. Take care of your self and stay on top of any other problems.


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#42 posted 04-26-2010 09:49 PM

Glad to hear you are doing better, I pray you have a full and speedy recovery.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#43 posted 04-26-2010 09:58 PM

karson ,
glad it all worked out .

if things start looking like Picasso built them ,
get back to the doc !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#44 posted 04-26-2010 10:01 PM

The first time I visitwed the united states I had bad double vision, and kept falling over when I turned too quickly. It turned out to be vertigo it lasted a few weeks and I felt dizzy all the time so I appreciate how nasty this is for you take care Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Monty Queen

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#45 posted 05-03-2010 05:50 AM

Karson, I am so glad you are felling better. I was having some problem a few months ago with my sugar. I was felling light headed and tired all the time. I been eating better controling my sugar intake and trying to exercise. I see the doctor tuesday when he going to schedule me for carpal tunnel surgery.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#46 posted 05-03-2010 11:16 PM

Wow Karson just seen this, glad you are alright. Scary business, I hate hospitals too. they’re for sick people. God Bless and you’re in my prayers buddy.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#47 posted 05-04-2010 12:10 AM

I’m happy to see this too! I had to check your home page to see if you were posting. You need to stay healthy at least till I make it to your shop….you did promise to hook me up with some of that eastern hardwood! I just havent found a semi yet. Take Care of yourself!

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#48 posted 05-04-2010 04:58 AM


-- Billp

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#49 posted 05-04-2010 03:14 PM

Blood thinners- great to reduce clots, lousy if you’re around sharp things.
Glad to hear it cleared up. I would encourage you not to hesitate to go to ER if anything else presents…

-- ...there's a fix fer dat...

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#50 posted 05-04-2010 03:35 PM

Karson-Good to hear your ok! Becareful with those blood clots man!
In Nov. of 2007 I went to the doctor because I had a simple cramp
in my leg I thought some muscle relaxers and a pain pill was all I needed.
hahahaha! Next thing I know my doctor rushed me to the ER and they
started hooking me up to all kinds of machines and giving me shots in the
stomach. Nine hours of ER and I finally stabilized and they put me in a room
for a week with a guy that snored like twelve grizzly bears.
Water pills, potassium, warfarin 6mg, bloodpressure pills, loritabs, and I don’t
remember how many other pills for the next six months and total bed rest.
Not a fun year for me at all! Thats how I learned to make jewelry I was going nuts
just laying in bed or sitting in a chair day in and day out. Anyway Blood clots are
scarey stuff man.
Take care of you!!!!!

-- dumpster diver delux

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