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    Tom(ADMIN)
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:47 pm

    It's done.

    I've had blood tests, x rays, two huge injections(one in each ass cheek)and one in the top of my back. The specialist was shocked at how much internal swelling in my hands and shoulders I had...no wonder it hurt.

    The result: it cannot be cured, that's not gonna happen, but the good news is that they make my life a lot more comfortable for me, and lessen the impact that it will have on my life over the next few years. There's also every chance that I will able to drive a car again, maybe as soon as Autumn time.

    Now...I'm indulging in a black coffee and a smoke, and letting things calm down some.

    Thanks for all the good wishes people, I appreciate every one of them.
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    david f
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    Post  david f on Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:07 pm

    Get better soon, Richard and I hope to see you at the shows soon.

    David
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    acrowot (Geof)
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    Post  acrowot (Geof) on Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:26 pm

    sounds like some good news has come out of today and hope you will see some good results soon
    then you can crack on with some building in comfort

    take care geof

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Fri Feb 08, 2013 5:55 am

    Thanks guys, it's been bloody awful these last few months, but I think I can see a light at the end of the tunnel now.

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    Post  tattooed on Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:38 pm

    glad your on the mend mate but don't run before you can walk let the pills do there job then you can get on and enjoy your builds

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sat Feb 09, 2013 10:56 am

    Thanks Andy, it's great to feel more like myself again. My fingers seem to be settling down now, and the pain levels have dropped off dramatically. I've managed to lose over a stone and half in weight as well, which has to be beneficial to my overall health

    I just have to be patient now, let the medication do it's job, and brace myself for those three injections in the ass every six weeks. Painful...but a small price to pay.

    And with a bit of luck and a following wind, I'll be at Norwich this year!


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