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Deanofid
Hi Ladies and Gents;

(If you want to skip the blabber and just hear about jobs you may have in the shop, skip to the paragraph that starts with bold letters.)

I'm up in Coeur 'd Alene again overnight, but this time it is just for a check up to inspect the wound from the operation and to check the functionality of the defib device.  The wound is fine and healing up as expected.  The device is working as it should.  She (the tech/nurse/health professional) put a handheld device next to my chest, and the handheld thing transmitted everything from the defibrillator (which is inside my chest) and displayed current heart function as well as stored memory of the defib implant from the past week since the surgery to put it in.  Some Star Trek tech going on in there.  She really checked things out well, and even asked what kind of motors were on the lathes and milling machine, and how close the motors are to me when they are running.  No problems with that, BTW.  I can still use my machines once I'm healed up.

Now, for the second part of my topic title, the shop waiting list.  There are about 10 folks and Mike at OCP waiting for work to get done, and no one is being forgotten.  Everyone is on the list that should be.  The nurse I talked to today said I should wait two to three more weeks before I get back to my regular work habits, due to time needed for the wound to heal, and the muscles to knit, and also, even more important, for my heart to form tissue around the electrode that goes into the heart wall, which will, in a couple weeks, form a bond with the electrode wire so that when I move my arm in certain ways, the electrode will not pull out of my heart.  That would not hurt me so much as the fact that they would have to do a new surgery to correct it.

So, all that said, I need to be a good boy and keep my left arm movement restricted for a while longer, and that will restrict my shop time.  So, everyone is still in line, but we have a couple--three weeks yet before I can get back to the work schedule.

Thanks everyone, for the work you send to me, and for being patient.  (And GUFF, your job is on the lathe!)

Dean
Dean -Midnight Kerosene Ritualist--http://www.deansmachine.com  ICCC #1220.   275 commiseration #0018.
"In Him was life, and His life was the Light of men."  John 1:4
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Barrett
Sounds like they have you well sort Dean, having had a couple of minor surgeries over the last couple of years, I can only recommend listening to the advice given regarding recovery time, it's better in the long run, and it's certainly better to be on the sunny side of the grass 🙂

All the best for you long future.
Andrew

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austin65uri
Hey Dean. Good news indeed!  Modern medical science is incredible, and along with support from your faith and friends, you are ready to fill those backorders!  Aloha.
Bill.
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Guff
Dean. Great news on the progress of your defibrillator installation.
I had a duel chamber pacemaker implanted about 13 years ago after battling Atrial Fibrillation for many years prior to that, by taking regular heavy prescription drugs, with side affects, in an effort to control it. Ever since the day I had it installed i've had boundless energy and a feeling of well being, without the heavy drugs.There is hardly anything I now can't do. I sincerely hope you have a similar outcome.

When Margaret and I visited the Hoover Dam the officials there would not let anyone with a pacemaker or defibrillator do the guided tour down into the bowels of the dam to see the big turbines making electricity there. It had something to to do with the residual electricity or electrical fields present down there which would send those devices crazy. So that's one thing you won't be able to do now, mate. Margaret went down though, and got lots of photos to show me.

Dean, no problem with my parts job I sent you. Get yourself all healed up good, before you go back to work. I've got plenty of time.

Keith.
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Aspbear
Great news and sounds like you are on the mend, everyone knows you want to get back in your shop ASAP and no rush. 

I know now when I was down getting to just sit in my shop and work on something was a great day.  When you sent me the wire for pickers was great to just sit and make pickers.
G.B. Harp
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mnhogrider
Take care Dean. Sounds like you’re on the mend and that’s great news! 
Steve
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OregonMichael
Dean, really glad to hear that you're healing up as you're supposed to.  Medical technology today absolutely blows my mind!  Time to kick back a bit and rest, as they're telling you to do.  The work will still be there when you're ready, and it can wait.  
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Quick Cal
Glad you're doing well. Sounds like it's time to catch up on DOIN NOTHIN!!
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Chucker
So now you have to hurry up and wait. Good idea.Enjoy the down time Dean. It's like a mini-vacation so make a campfire out back, cook on a Coleman, and pretend you like Smore's.  
Chuck
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Dan
Good news. Be patient and heal.
Dan 
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cptuap
Now that you have been defibed, does that mean you won't be able to tell one?🙂
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Smudge
Best wishes for continued healing. Those modern defibrillators are quite a technological marvel.
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Kansas John
Glad things are progressing appropriately Dean!

My Dad uses a phone case called alivecor to track and transfer information to his cardialogist:
https://www.alivecor.com/?ds_rl=1256927&ds_rl=1263291&ds_rl=1256927&ds_rl=1263291&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI2pfEqKCg4gIVCVgNCh2nkA8aEAAYASAAEgLGEfD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

He has V-tach and has a pacemaker/defibrillator implanted in his chest.  Dad has the unfortunate distinction to actually get "zapped" multiple times by his defibrillator.  So, he's a little obsessive about his heart rate and the ability to see the read outs on his phone in real time is a relief to him.  I'm pretty sure his insurance covered the cost of the case too.
John M. Lawrence, KS
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dwillie
Take it easy and heal. Don't sweat the small stuff.
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Gand28
Dean, get rested up for the convention. You won’t have to buy your own beer (or soda) while you are there!  Look forward to finally meeting you!  And if you get in a fight with Cigar Mike, I’ll give you a ride home!
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fuel brained
Good luck and try to keep that left arm still for a bit. Prayers and best wishes for a full and quick healing besides I might have some more work for you. Jeff
Pastor Jeff
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242burner
Thank you for the update.  You get well first, everything will fall into place.
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warren
Great news Dean.  For someone that is going to have to have a pacemaker at some time, it is great to hear success stories with modern medicine.

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Gunhippie
Great news, Dean!

So, motors are fine, but how about the high-frquency starter arc for a snap-start TIG welder?
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
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Erwin

Good to hear you're recovering.
Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

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Rogue35
Great news Dean!  Glad you're on the mend and doing well!
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Deanofid
Thanks everyone for the kindly remarks and wishes.  It's nice knowing that this thing inside me is keeping an eye on the boiler room!

Gand28 wrote:
And if you get in a fight with Cigar Mike, I’ll give you a ride home!

If I get in a fight with Cigar Mike, someone will have to adopt me!

Gunhippie wrote:
Great news, Dean!  So, motors are fine, but how about the high-frquency starter arc for a snap-start TIG welder?


Arc welders over 130 amps are out and no high freq within arms length.  Won't hurt the gadget.  It will set it off and she said I won't like it much.
Dean -Midnight Kerosene Ritualist--http://www.deansmachine.com  ICCC #1220.   275 commiseration #0018.
"In Him was life, and His life was the Light of men."  John 1:4
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Gunhippie
So the snap-start will snap-start you!
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
Walk a mile in a man's shoes before you criticize him--then you're a mile away, and he has no shoes.
Texan's last words: "Y'all--hold my beer--I wanta' try sumptin'."
Timm--Middle of nowhere, near the end of the road, Oregon.
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thewoodswatchman
You need to heal up correctly my friend. I'm not on your list but it wouldn't matter if I was. God Bless you Deano...
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Murff
*tsk* What some guys won't do to stay on Light Duty here on the CCF!

Glad you are following doctor's orders, Dean. Take as much time as you need!

Murff

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Rubing
Hoping you get better soon Dean. 
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JimL
Take your time and charge your batteries Dynamo!

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1hpycmpr
Dean, take your time and ease back into things.  I’m glad to hear that you are on the mend.
Mark
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brucesheehe
Glad to hear you are receiving the best care from your doctors.

Heal up and follow the plan.

Back to your old self very soon!

Those pacers/defibs are a modern miracle.
Bruce Sheehe
ICCC #889 - Connoisseur of Time, Friends, Leisure, & Coleman   Altoona, PA - The Mountain City - Near The Eastern USA Continental Divide
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Dmacp
definitely follow orders.
Dan
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Deanofid
Definitely following orders, Dan.  Rest and plenty of ice cream...

Thanks again, everyone.  I love this place.
Dean -Midnight Kerosene Ritualist--http://www.deansmachine.com  ICCC #1220.   275 commiseration #0018.
"In Him was life, and His life was the Light of men."  John 1:4
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fuel brained
Mr. Dean, Ice cream?? no frozen yogurt. Just make sure to put it through the calorie extractor first.
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Dmacp
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Definitely following orders, Dan.  Rest and plenty of ice cream


those are good orders!
Dan
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kb0hae
Glad to hear that you are doing ok!  Take it easy and follow orders.
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Deanofid
Mr. Dean, Ice cream?? no frozen yogurt. Just make sure to put it through the calorie extractor first.

Yeah, ice cream is pretty low in sodium, which is mandatory for me.  Actually, I deduced that I should eat ice cream, because it is one of the low salt foods.  Okay?  I guess it wasn't really an order from the docs. I read between the lines very carefully.  🙂
And about that calorie extractor... lower GI tract does that way too well.  Darn it.

Have a great weekend, everyone!
Dean -Midnight Kerosene Ritualist--http://www.deansmachine.com  ICCC #1220.   275 commiseration #0018.
"In Him was life, and His life was the Light of men."  John 1:4
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