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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by zinnocoupe » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:22 am

Wow very shocked to hear this news. So glad Ron sounds like hes doing well considering what hes been going through. Get better soon Ron and get back to work on those cars! :D
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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by wattsmonkey » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:19 pm

Update from Cassie: a couple of blood transfusions later the anaemia is being sorted, but he is very fed up being in hospital.

The good news is the Severn Bridge has been made toll free to get into Wales for a visit once he's well enough, but the bad news is that the motorway means missing the tunnel through Monmouth for maximum exhaust reverberation!
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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by randall977 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:37 pm

I hope you have a quick recovery Ron!

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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by nick88highline » Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:34 pm

Wishing you all the best for a speedy recovery.
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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by Drew » Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:01 pm

just seen this

all the best Ron, hopefully you'll be up and about and reading all of these posts soon.

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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by sharkfan » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:46 pm

I've just spoken to Ron and he's home from hospital. He's facing a slow recovery to full health but it was heart-warming to hear his voice again - we've been friends due to these cars for many years now and enjoyed some great weekends and times together so I passed on everyones best wishes for his steady return to good health. He in turn has read the thread and passed on his thanks to all on bigcoupe.
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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by ron » Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:15 pm

Many, many thanks for all your good wishes etc. Had 21 days in hospital and was discharged home. That lasted 4 days before the District Nurse became extremely concerned about leakage from the wound (it smelt terrible) !!!!

So back to the local hospital which kept me in for the night and the following day transferred me 50 miles down the road to where I had the original op.

Had some exploratory surgery yesterday and back in again tomorrow. Not really sure what the options are.

I am completely knackered and so is Cass who has a round trip of 100 miles.

Thanks again. Will update as and when I can.
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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by Soperman » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:21 pm

It’s great to hear from you directly Ron.
Wishing you the very best of luck with the balance of your recovery.
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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by baders » Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:45 am

Yes, all the very best wishes to you and the missus Ron ! Hoping that you have some help around for Cass.
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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by MrsBee » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:27 pm

Glad to have you back in the fold! Life is ridiculously fragile and precious. The scare you must have given your family, and all of us internet family members too! Take care of yourself as well as you do your cars and you should be just fine!

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Re: Get Well Soon, Ron

Post by BenM635i » Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:56 pm

All the best wishes for a speedy full recovery Mr Ron!
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