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First computer, now me on the mend

Now that I have the “new” computer working, I have to spend a couple of days on the mend myself:  I had surgery for a hernia on Wednesday.  My plan was to to a “live blog” on the efficiency of hospital operating procedures.  I guess I can tell you that general anesthesia works pretty well, since I have absolutely no memory between “Just slide onto the table here” and “How are you feeling?  Ready to go?”.  So give me a couple of days then I will be ready to take on the OR world again, with upcoming conferences in South Africa and New York.

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  1. Matthew Saltzman | June 20, 2008 at 9:56 pm | Permalink


    Best wishes for a speedy recovery!

  2. Aurelie | June 20, 2008 at 10:46 pm | Permalink

    Best wishes of recovery!

  3. GTer | June 21, 2008 at 12:06 am | Permalink

    Best Wishes for you.

  4. Brian Borchers | June 21, 2008 at 12:23 am | Permalink

    Best wishes for a complete and full recovery. I won’t say speedy though…

    Take your time with the recovery and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully. I started riding horses too soon after my surgery and managed to reinjure myself- didn’t have to go in for a second surgery (thank goodness), but the healing process took a couple of months longer than it should have.

  5. Bobby | June 21, 2008 at 12:50 am | Permalink

    Yep, very best wishes of recovery !

  6. Website Design | June 21, 2008 at 1:55 pm | Permalink

    A buddy of mine just had this surgery as well… he was on the mend for a couple of weeks. His wife was upset about the lack of bedroom activities which I found to kind of humorous, but after about 2 weeks he was back to normal. He told me life post-surgery is a lot less miserable than life beforehand, so I guess his pain was worse before than any pain he suffered as a result of the surgery itself. Anyways, I hope you feel better! btw, i just recently started reading this blog… I enjoy it thoroughly and will be a frequent visitor! [I am now an RSS Subscriber :)]

  7. Michael Trick | June 23, 2008 at 10:29 am | Permalink

    Thanks for all the good wishes. I am feeling much better and am even back to work (and blogging!). I will stay off of horses for a couple more weeks (having avoided them for the last 30+ years since being a teenager, this shouldn’t be hard).

  8. Sanjay | June 24, 2008 at 3:02 am | Permalink

    Mike – you need guest bloggers to paper over weak flesh. Like Fake Jerry Yang on The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs ( Get well soon!

  9. Naif Amoodi | June 28, 2008 at 7:43 am | Permalink

    Hernia and a new computer? I hope its not related 😉 Hope you recover soon

    — Naif

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