All is good

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So a quick update for those that have been reading my blog.

My brother and his wife are out of the woods, he was discharged from Kalafong hospital (they have no medical aid) last week and his wife is now stable and in the orthopedic ward. They are waiting for a specialist to set her broken femur. The rest of her injuries are not operable...
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wick_:

Sending positive vibes to you and your family. Cheap holidays an be found in Australia! Haha. Plus the warm weather and beaches help :)

lumo:

In didn't see your blog back in feb. I really hope life has calmed down and your whole family is well *hug* much love

Photos of the accident!

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Its a wonder my brothers wife survived the impact.. My brother has been discharged and his wife is no longer at risk... she is still in high care. I fly out to South Africa on Thursday to go and see them.


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grifterwc:

@pyke  was a Zimbabwean without a license or car insurance...   

pyke:

Sigh ofcourse it was!

Could this year get any worse!!

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Following the diagnosis of a brain tumor in my wife, this has been removed and she is now home. She has been given a month to rest by the surgeon so no work. I even flew my mom up from South Africa to help with the support. So we are all happy and things are going swimmingly.. THEN

I get a whatsapp from my dad...
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lalou:

Oh, no. I'm so sorry to hear about all of this. I had no idea about your wife's tumour. I hope your brother and his wife pull through all of this. 

Update..

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So things are going ok.. My wife is on some form of steroid now and that will reduce the inflammation.. here are some pics of the growth.. Cant miss the fucker!!


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grifterwc:

@libris @arroia Thank you both for the support.  Operation is set for Tuesday! 

arroia:

I'm sure she's in good hands and that doctors will sort it out. Sending tons of positive vibes your way, you'll both definitely be in my thoughts on Tuesday.

Fucked up start to the year!!!!

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Just like the title says... what a start....

Everything has just happened so fast... my wife has had slurred speech for a month or two. Pretty much sounds like shes drunk all the time... so she popped of to the clinic. Following a doctors consultation and a CT scan it appears she has a AVN (abnormal growth) in her brain putting pressure on the speech...
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Happy New Year!

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It may be a bit late as today is the 5th but Happy New Year everyone... Lets hope 2014 is way better than 2013... I had somewhat of a crappy year.

lunar:

Yeah same

arroia:

I'll keep my fingers crossed till 2015.

Merry Christmas Everyone!!

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Merry Christmas to everyone in the SG Community!!

I hope the day is as festive as mine is!

Happy Thanksgiving SG

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To all the US members of SG.. Happy Thanksgiving..

arroia:

That vacation saved that little bit of sanity I had left, and possibly added a bit more.

Are you coming home for Christmas? That could be a nice break.

Back from Bostson

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Morning all..

Its been manic since I got back from Boston, but finally an update. The trip was work related so spent most of the time in a conference at the Westin (pretty dull) but in the evenings I was out and about .. Boston is such a beautiful city .. kind of reminds me of Europe.

I managed to watched most of the World Series and
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pyke:

Holy crap Boston is beautiful! Thanks ;) We really did have a great party!

sugary:

so awesome place!