My number is up...

Discussion in 'Face Plant' started by DaleB, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. DaleB

    DaleB Been here awhile

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    After 2 years and 25k miles on my trusty steed karma pulled my number last sunday.

    i was slowing to negotiate a left hand turn off of a 2 lane road and was struck from behind by a young teen driver traveing appxox 65mph (in a 45). My speed was approximately 15mph and slowing, hyper lights going.

    Long story short, i'm now parapalegic. T12 and L1 were crushed along with the spinal cord in the middle.

    I'm heading to surgery today to fuse and reconstruct the physical support mechanism i need to at least be able to sit up in a wheelchair.

    I believe in the power of prayer and would considerate it a great honor to be included in any prayers over the next few days.

    Cheers,
    Dale
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  2. dragoon

    dragoon I'm the REAL Dingo Joe

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    Holy smokes! You have what ever you need from me :thumb

    Good luck
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  3. Motoplaner

    Motoplaner PNW Heel Rounder

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    Good God. You are in my thoughts.
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  4. Steverino

    Steverino Arrogant Horse's Ass #1

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    Done, my prayers are with you.
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  5. Pansy

    Pansy Not much of an Adventurer

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    What an amazing attitude! I'm in awe. God Bless and best wishes for the future!

    Plaese keep us posted on how you're doing.
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  6. the white rabbit

    the white rabbit Vicarious

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    Thinking of you (shit that sounds a lame comment but its true, bit lost for words).
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  7. rtrider

    rtrider Lost

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    :eek1 Dale words fail me - I hope your surgery goes well and one never knows what miracles can happen.
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  8. dragoon

    dragoon I'm the REAL Dingo Joe

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    Hey Mods

    I think Dale could really use some ADVrider love right now
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  9. MNwilly

    MNwilly RIP, my friend...

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    My issues seem very minor now. My prayers are with you.
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  10. kdude

    kdude orgasmatron engineer

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    I'm Speechless..... My prayers are with you. How the fu_k are you able to type let alone convey your message ?

    Good Luck with your surgery today.

    hp
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  11. Rider

    Rider Moderator Emeritus Super Moderator

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    Dale,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, brother.
    Please keep in contact here. You are among friends and we will lend you support in many ways.
    We are with you.

    Best wishes,
    Dan
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  12. Stobie

    Stobie Mr. Motivated

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    I haven't prayed in a long time. I just said one for you.

    You seem to be doing a good job of keeping your chin up. I'll be praying that you can continue to do so.
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  13. ImaPoser

    ImaPoser adventure imposter

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    Wow. I'm at a loss for words. Good luck, I'll say a prayer.
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  14. Queen

    Queen Long timer

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    Wow Dale, words fail me but know you're in my thoughts and I'll be sending you loads of positive healing thoughts.
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  15. boxertwin

    boxertwin Long timer

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    Dale, my prayers and thoughts to you. Let us know if we can assist you in any way. Please keep us informed of your progress.

    Boxertwin
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  16. AnnieGS

    AnnieGS Namasté, bitches!

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    Good thoughts coming your way -- wow.
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  17. dragoon

    dragoon I'm the REAL Dingo Joe

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    Thanks for the :sticky :thumb
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  18. Photog

    Photog Charismatic Megafauna Administrator

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    Jeez. My prayers are with you.

    Damn.
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  19. NCbub

    NCbub Long timer

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    Dale, I'll be saying a special prayer and will pass on the request to my family as well. Good luck Sir.
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  20. banshee

    banshee hi

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    you're in my thoughts Dale.

    -Holley
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