Where is Gooserider?

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by mgwmgw, Mar 4, 2010.

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  1. thewoodlands

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    Hi Mary-Anne

    I called goose today and had a nice talk, we had to cut it short because the nurse was coming in. He seemed to perk up when I heard her say something about a sponge bath.:)

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  2. mgwmgw

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    Goose seemed much more cheerful than he had before.
    I think people phoning him is doing him good.
    It looks as if he will do rehab at Spaulding in Boston.
    I understand he will be transported tomorrow,
    but I am not sure when.
    I will post contact information and
    when is good to phone when I have the information.

    Mary-Anne
     
  3. daveswoodhauler

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    Spaulding is a great rehab hospital....one of the best. You and Goose are in very good hands there.
     
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    Keeping you both in my thoughts . . . Mary Anne and Goose.
     
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    Mary-Anne,
    I hadn't checked this thread for a few days, so I'm very glad to hear that Arthur is doing so much better. Sounds as though the one he needs and wants the most, is there with him already. We're just sort of diversions. He's lucky to have you, and so are we, so I hope you can continue giving updates when you can.
    If you, or someone else can supply a mailing addy, I'd like to send a card (not much of a talker).
    Although not nearly as serious as Arthur's accident, last year (Jan., '09), I found myself stuck in the hospital for a couple of days with a broken arm. Surgery needed to insert a metal plate. They only kept me to keep an eye on me with the pain meds I was being fed. I wanted out of there.......badly. What kept me sane (besides the drugs :ahhh: ), was the calls and visits.
    I still keep a card one of my granddaughters made for me.

    Both of you are in our thoughts, and prayers.

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    Hi Mary-Anne Did you have any damage from all the flooding in your are? The news photos are terrible to watch. Hope you are all safe.
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    Part of the basement is wet.
    It came in the hatch.
    This has happened before.

    I have not dealt with it yet.

    Thanks for asking.

    Mary-Anne
     
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    Goose is now transferred to Spaulding in Boston.

    The address is
    Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
    125 Nashua Street
    Boston, MA 02114-1198

    He is in room 918 bed C
    C is for Corridor.
    The other bed is W for Window.

    His phone number is 617-573-7646,
    He may not get phone calls after 10 p.m.
    They are forwarded to a machine if too late.

    Visiting hours are Monday to Friday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    and Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, 11 am to 8 pm
    Parking costs $5.
    The hospital is next to North Station,
    a short walk.

    He is still in pain.
    He is eating a little.
    His voice sounds normal.

    I don't believe that I am the only one he wants to see.
    I think phone calls (or visits if you are local)
    from multiple people does him good.

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    Well, this is good to hear.
    at least better than some of the alternatives.....
    :)

    I will try to call soon!
     
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    Thanks for the contact info., Mary-Anne.
     
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    good news indeed..................
     
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    Mary Anne and Goose, my thoughts are with all three of you.
     
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    It's a Chaosism.

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    I spoke to Goose today - he sounds good - in fact, he sounds like he needs to get online fast because his brain is working hard and he needs to be wired to the net and his communities!
     
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    It will be great to have him back. I can't remember the last time someone threatened to extinguish me, Randy
     
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    Never like to hear about anyone getting hurt in the tree business, I don't know you but get well soon....
     
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    Goose has changed to a new room at the same clinic.
    room 921c
    and new telephone number
    617-573-7650

    I also had a medical adventure of my own,
    but I am now home and okay.

    Mary-Anne
     
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    Hi Mary - Anne

    How are you doing, also hows Goose.

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    How is Goose?
    He has managed to have his first shower since the accident,
    which is a very good thing.

    How am I?

    I feel...normal.
    No lasting damage from my adventure.
    I am thinking about whether and how
    to prevent it from happening again.

    I am also really pleased by
    how supportive everyone has been.

    Mary-Anne
     
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    Get well soon goose , we will keep you in are prayers
     
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    Get well soon Goose and keep up the good work of healing. And Thank you Mary-Anne for keeping us up to date
    on his condition. God Speed!
     
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    Godspeed for a fast recovery !
     
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    Goose get better!!! we are pulling for ya!

    I feel like crap, Just found out!
    If we are going to go down/over there to cut/split n stack I am in!!
    Lets get it going people! Hearth.com goes mobile!!!
     
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    First I've heard of this accident.
    [​IMG]

    edit just tried to open a pay pal and it couldn't verify my credit card....wtf?
     
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