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Old 08-31-2021, 08:12 AM
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I think you can count on that, Mr. Weasel.
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Old 09-03-2021, 11:32 PM
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Things change so fast in Al, Jr.'s life that I can barely keep up. Canceled his trip to Kansas due to extreme heat and onset of deer season. Will reschedule later. Nedra continues to improve at a rapid pace, doing a lot of walking with her cane and no walker. This encourages me tremendously, as she is really trying now. The surgeon is well pleased, challenging her to accelerate her improvement.

I had a minor accident a week ago, and it aggravated the spot in my left, low back, throwing m y progress back a good deal. Trying to tone up for overall conditioning, etc.I'd like to be as tough as she is
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Old 09-14-2021, 01:27 AM
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Recovering again, seems like a never ending process. Starting to get some cooler nights, really causing the itch to really come on strong. Al, Jr. (4 Paws) working crazy hours at Whitetail Haven, cutting down his hunting during hot days and nights.

All getting closer to having Pappy and Son after their butts with a vengeance. Great farms lined up and ready, equipment improving, technique and planning improving----watch out Wiley, better sharpen up quick!!

P.S. Wife, Nedra, continuing to recover, and starting a really beneficial new physical therapy today. She is 95% weaned from the walker, using a cane more and more, and this new therapy will speed up her strength and walking. Looking forward to relaxing walks with her within the next two or three weeks. Very gratifying, as I have said before, to see her rewarded for her courage and effort.
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Old 09-14-2021, 10:46 AM
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Nedra is an inspiration for sure. She must be a very strong woman.
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Old 09-15-2021, 11:07 AM
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Weasel, as you said once before, maybe twice, this old possum has a strong willed side, but I am a sniveling weakling compared to Nedra. This new therapy with zero gravity is helping already. I have lots of confidence now.
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Old 05-28-2022, 08:31 AM
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I probably should have started a new thread, but decided to update here. Nedra is improving daily, but has had a rough time of it last six months. Just when she was improving so rapidly from the back issues, she had eye surgery for supposedly a simple problem, getting rid of sagging eyelid. Problem is, the surgeon cut her eye, and she was virtually blind for over three months, and under the care of a top notch retina expert. He has brought her along to where she can see with glasses, but in the three months while down, her back issues returned, and that surgeon is treating her again. Prayers for her are appreciated. If being tough wins out, she will win for sure.
I had the iFusion surgery on my low back on May 10, just ended the first two weeks of rehab. Surgeons say it went perfectly, but I am still pretty sore, and arthritis is doing its dirty work. Next appt. is about three weeks away, and I can't do anything strenuous in the meantime. Trying to go for lots of short walks daily, and working on toning up mostly with isometric exercise. I have two rifles ready to go, and may get in a hunt or two before it gets too grown up and too hot. If not, fall will be my target time.
I hope all members are in good health and spirits. More later.
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Old 05-28-2022, 01:20 PM
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I had back fusion surgery and was told by the surgeon that I could go hunting. My primary doctor told me NO. I should have listened to my primary. Dr. I ended up fracturing another vertebra. Take it easy, Al. Prayers for Nedra. She's a trooper for sure.
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