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Old 03-28-12, 08:21 AM   #1
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umd update thread

I thought it'd be nice for his friends to have a thread to update his status. I just got this update via email from him, his surgery was yesterday.

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Surgery yesterday afternoon went well but I had a really rough night. I feel better now and reclining in the bed for now. They want me to try to sit up and walk around with help later.
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Old 03-28-12, 12:15 PM   #2
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Thanks for the update. From recent experience, surgery wears you the hell out. umd, don't be a hero, and best wishes
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no posting pm's! i kid, i kid.

i assume that he crashed then? what happened? glad to hear he is on the mend, thanks for posting.
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Good news. He'll be pleased at the prospect of getting off his ass. (We can say ass).
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no posting pm's! i kid, i kid.

i assume that he crashed then? what happened? glad to hear he is on the mend, thanks for posting.
Broke several vertebrae in his back but no spinal cord damage.
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Old 03-28-12, 12:36 PM   #6
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Broke several vertebrae in his back but no spinal cord damage.
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wow, now i am super glad he is on the mend.
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Old 03-28-12, 12:43 PM   #7
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Ouch. Be well u

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You can say umd now, no need to try and hide it.
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Best wishes umd. Heal fast.
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Take care umd and heal up fast!
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You can say umd now, no need to try and hide it.
Old habits d!e h@rd.

Oh... can someone who has actual contact ask him how his base layer fared in the crash?
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I think unbanning him would help the healing go faster.

Here's a link to some updates since the accident happened
http://socialcyclists.org/road-forum...ll-fast-umd!!/
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What happens if you say umd and ass at the same time? umdass assumd.
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Old 03-28-12, 05:03 PM   #14
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Thanks for the update. From recent experience, surgery wears you the hell out. umd, don't be a hero, and best wishes
Oh, I know.....I have a healing abdominal incision right now, as I type. I just had surgery myself.....spent half of March in hospital for cardiac issues and a cancer scare. Biopsy was NEGATIVE! WhOoOoOoOoOoT!
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I think unbanning him would help the healing go faster.

Here's a link to some updates since the accident happened
http://socialcyclists.org/road-forum...ll-fast-umd!!/
Please, don't even get started. Steve seems like an OK guy, but he broke the rules, was warned, and broke the rules again. You can follow him on facebook, or that other place.
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Bygones.

I don't envy umd the next few weeks and months.
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so how come we can say umd now?
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Because Tom is a nice guy and the dust has settled from previous drama. As long as the dust stays settled his name will probably not be verboten.
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To a speed recovery, Steve. Hang in there. Now what videos am I going to watch? Now I gotta go out a ride..
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Speedy recovery umd.
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Because Tom is a nice guy and the dust has settled from previous drama. As long as the dust stays settled his name will probably not be verboten.
and from one who previously stirred the dust, we should now leave it settled.
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Best wishes to umd and Tom.
+10, including RacerEx and any others on the mend.
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For those of you on Strava, he's posting some updates like this one with their app.

Steve Weixel walked 0.0 mi and climbed 0 ft on Nurse's Station Loop
about 12 hours ago with the Strava iPhone App

and a comment about the same from his wife (I assume wife, I don't know them well at all):

"There were a few wheel touches (IV stand and walker) but everyone managed to stay upright."


Best wishes to him and all others involved or otherwise healing. Also, kudos to umd and his wife for their positive attitudes.
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