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Dave Smith    Posted 02-08-2017 at 18:12:49 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • If I were a tractor , 2-8-2017

    I would have to scrap myself. Several years ago I had five spots of cancer removed from my bladder. They burned them off with a laser.
    In 2015 they removed 70 percent of my liver to cancer. After 3 months of chemo. I still have the chemo fingers and toes (constant tingling like extremely cold) Then I had a pace maker installed. In 2016 I had a hernia explode in my stomach and spent two weeks in the hospital. Two weeks ago I had another CT Scan. Monday the 6th I had a morning appointment at Roswell with the Doctors. I am scheduled for a operation on my lung to remove some cancer on March 10th. Two days in the hospital and 4 to 6 weeks to recuperate. Monday afternoon I had a appointment with the Urologist for a cystoscopy. They spotted 3 more spots on my bladder. Right after the lung operation they will tackle that.
    My hearing is totally shot, my eyes aren't what they used to be,
    my teeth are extremely bad. Not even any good used parts in me.
    Dave <*)))><

    steveVa    Posted 02-10-2017 at 14:36:07 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • If we were tractors some poor old slobs would have pity on us for having been abused by our previous owners and carefully restore us. I would be happy with a good lube job and a new set of plugs.

    RonandMary    Posted 02-08-2017 at 22:18:24 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Don't get down or feel alone Dave. I've had quadruple bypass, three bladder cancer surgeries, had multiple skin cancers removed and I'm down to one kidney. I'm also bald, bowlegged and ugly, but so what? I still spent a small fortune on my teeth just today like I'm handsome and gonna live forever. I might do that just to get back some of what I've been giving the gov't for a half century, and to prove that I can, and to keep making my old tractor just a little bit better. Mary has bad knees, bad feet, is deaf in one ear and can't hear out of the other. But she still gets her hands dirty with me every time I'm in the mood to pretend I'm a mechanic. I don't want to run out on that. We will both be retired in two weeks. I keep humming that song: 18 wheels and a dozen roses.

    Bruce(OR)    Posted 02-08-2017 at 21:33:55 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • So basically we soak you down to bare metal, replace a few minor parts, tweak a thing here or there, a slight rewire and a fresh coat of paint gets you good for another 50 to 70 years. Never regret growing old It is a privilege denied to many.

    Charles (N.C.)    Posted 02-09-2017 at 09:47:31 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I know it's discouraging to get to the "good years" and find many things don't work as they used to and what we'd hoped for but,,,listening to Bruce(OR) one finds incouragement.I'm 79 and the wife is 76 and both of us have had and still have mountains in our life but I've found to see the sun come up each day is a wonderful gift and to try to put my best foot forward to thank "HIM".I'm looking at the sun now and ,,,,it's wonderful! I'll do my best.Pray the best for you!

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