• Well, that wasn't as bad as I expected.

    Asked by GregP_WN on Wednesday, January 29, 2020

    Well, that wasn't as bad as I expected.

    I am sitting up in a chair this morning. The surgery went well except for findng some on my thyroid. So that's gone. All in all, not to bad. It's hard to remember that when I open my mouth nothing comes out. More later

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    • Bengal's Avatar
      Bengal

      OMG! You are a trooper, Greg. Didn't expect to be hearing directly from you so soon. Don't overdo; you have alot of healing to do. So grateful to Donna for keeping us informed yesterday.

      9 months ago
    • Bengal's Avatar
      Bengal

      OMG! You are a trooper, Greg. Didn't expect to be hearing directly from you so soon. Don't overdo; you have alot of healing to do. So grateful to Donna for keeping us informed yesterday.

      9 months ago
    • BuckeyeShelby's Avatar
      BuckeyeShelby

      Great hearing from you. So very glad things went well. Rest up and heal. THAT is an order!

      9 months ago
    • Dawsonsmom's Avatar
      Dawsonsmom

      Yea Greg! So glad things went as well as they did and to hear from you!! Rest and recover. Sending healing thoughts your way.

      9 months ago
    • Jayne's Avatar
      Jayne

      Amazing!!! Our bodies truly are miraculous! So glad that part is over for you.

      9 months ago
    • JaneA's Avatar
      JaneA

      You are amazing. I know that it will be frustrating as you learn that no sounds come out.

      9 months ago
    • Teachertina's Avatar
      Teachertina

      I knew you’d be on here ASAP to talk to your peeps! Amazing! Don’t get too busy! Rest! Your body has lots to do right now! I predict you will be just fine with the attitude you have! Optimism helps heal too. Behave and get well soon!

      9 months ago
    • PaulineJ's Avatar
      PaulineJ

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      waiting for you Greg <3

      9 months ago
    • Molly72's Avatar
      Molly72

      Ding XXX, the cancer's gone!

      9 months ago
    • Molly72's Avatar
      Molly72

      I can hardly believe that I tried to make a joke & the word "d o n g" was deleted!
      Now that's a real joke!

      9 months ago
    • JustForToday's Avatar
      JustForToday

      So glad. Thanks for the update.

      9 months ago
    • Lynne-I-Am's Avatar
      Lynne-I-Am

      Up in the chair and in a few days out of that hospital and home. I am very glad it was “ not as bad as I expected.” You know those well wishes are going to keep coming by the barrel, truck, and boat full for a progressive and good recovery. Kudos to Donna for all that she has done and all the love and support she surrounds you with.

      9 months ago
    • Lynne-I-Am's Avatar
      Lynne-I-Am

      @ Molly72, been there and done that. Funny what is deleted sometimes.

      9 months ago
    • schweetieangel's Avatar
      schweetieangel

      Glad to hear your are a trooper. Rest up and hope your out of there soon.

      9 months ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar
      LiveWithCancer

      Great news, Greg!!! I never expected that you would already be providing updates!! That's great!!!

      9 months ago
    • Kp2018's Avatar
      Kp2018

      How wonderful that you're feeling perky after your surgery. Let that feed your confidence for a quick and complete recovery. Even though you no longer have your vocal cords, you still have your "voice," and we're all delighted to hear it.

      9 months ago
    • Carool's Avatar
      Carool

      Greg, it’s great to hear from you so soon. You are something else (as people used to say)! I’m so glad the surgery is finally over, and now you can recuperate and move forward.

      9 months ago
    • Bug's Avatar
      Bug

      I second what Carool said.

      9 months ago
    • andreacha's Avatar
      andreacha

      Wonderful news, Greg. No wonder we all love you so! But do get some rest while you can.

      9 months ago
    • vet1002's Avatar
      vet1002

      Hey Greg, you have surprised even me, who already had wild expectations for you. I, somehow, knew that you would do well. You continue to blow me away! I thought I was tough...HA! Greg, you rock brother!

      My best to you and your whole support posse.

      9 months ago
    • lynn1950's Avatar
      lynn1950

      Best wishes!

      9 months ago
    • beachbum5817's Avatar
      beachbum5817

      I am so glad that things went better than you expected. We often get ourselves worked up before a procedure, and it usually isn't as bad as we think it will be. It is great to hear from you. Get as much rest as you can in a hospital. Keep up the good work.

      9 months ago
    • Kawagrl's Avatar
      Kawagrl

      Great news! Continued prayers for your recovery

      9 months ago
    • omaalyce's Avatar
      omaalyce

      That's great news Greg. You brighten all of our days with your positive attitude. Continue to keep you and your family in my prayers.

      9 months ago
    • TerriL's Avatar
      TerriL

      Great to hear that you are recovering so quickly. Praying for you and your family.

      9 months ago
    • jvbaseballmom2's Avatar
      jvbaseballmom2

      With all you’re dealing with, it’s so wonderful that you also care so much about others to let us know how you’re doing. So glad to hear that your surgery went smoothly. Now on to a very speedy recovery for you! You and your wife are truly amazing! All the best!

      9 months ago
    • Rustysmom's Avatar
      Rustysmom

      Well, that just made my day! Although, I kind of think you'd say that, even if it was worse than you thought.So happy to hear that you fared well, the doctor is happy with the margins and you can just focus on recovering. Get some rest!

      9 months ago
    • meyati's Avatar
      meyati

      I see they didn't remove your sense of humor

      9 months ago
    • wmsavs' Avatar
      wmsavs

      You're the epitome of What'sNext. Seriously, we see things better through your eyes. Thank you for all you do. It means a lot to each and every one of us.

      9 months ago
    • omaalyce's Avatar
      omaalyce

      Wonderful news-hoping you get to see the Super Bowl from your favorite chair. But as others have said, take it slow and don't overdo it. The joy you bring to all of us is such a gift-you are a very special man. Hugs to you and your lovely wife!

      9 months ago
    • Kebohs' Avatar
      Kebohs

      You are a Superman! Such good news.i am so happy for you! I’m happy for us too,who really care about you

      9 months ago
    • ticklingcancer's Avatar
      ticklingcancer

      Brother, you are as solid as a rock!! Absolutely my hero!!

      9 months ago

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