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Please send your best wishes to Tom Houlihan

Post by Jason Pipes » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:14 pm

One of Feldgrau's long time members and respected forum moderators, Tom Houlihan, is in the hospital right now. We aren't sure of the prognosis yet but believe it has to do with his appendix. Regardless, the fact that he's there at all is troubling and I wanted to insure everyone was able to send him their best wishes for a speedy recover until he gets back on his feet!

GET BETTER SOON TOM. You are missed and our thoughts are with you.

Please be sure to keep Tom in your thoughts.

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Post by Doktor Krollspell » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:52 pm

You better get better ASAP Tom, since you truly are one of Feldgrau's finest when it comes to moderate and to serve... :up:


Best wishes of a speedy recovery!

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Cheer up Tom.

Post by tigre » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:54 pm

Gee is a bad news indeed :( ; nevertheless cheer up, I wish you a speedy recover and all the best Tom. Raúl M 8) .
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Post by M.H. » Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:13 pm

Get well soon Tom! :beer:

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Post by Tom Houlihan » Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:59 pm

Thanks, friends!

I went in thinking I had a hernia. They started getting concerned about appendicitis, so I ended up staying the night so they could monitor white cell counts, fever, things like that. Well, it weren't neither one of those problems.

Twenty two hours with no food or even water. No smokes. I woke up with a caffeine-deprivation headache like it was cool! Three cups of coffee, though, and I was fine. Got checked out, got in the car, and immediately lit up. Felt much better.

I'll be going back Monday for a follow-up. One of the alternate problems seems likely now, but you don't need to know those details. Trust me, you don't want to.

Just like a year ago I went in. Turned out I had developed an infection that caused painful swelling. You REALLY don't want to know details on that, but it hammered home an important lesson. If you think something is wrong, go see a medic. It could be nothing, or something minor. Or it could be something worse. Get it checked out.
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Post by pzrmeyer2 » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:21 am

one tough Gyrine....
Twenty two hours with no food or even water. No smokes. I woke up with a caffeine-deprivation headache like it was cool! Three cups of coffee, though, and I was fine. Got checked out, got in the car, and immediately lit up. Felt much better.

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Post by Jason Petho » Thu Jan 17, 2008 7:58 am

Hope it's nothing serious, Tom!

All the best.

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Post by Scott Revell » Thu Jan 17, 2008 5:45 pm

Mate....glad to hear you are ok. I too hope it is nothing too serious. Take care, rest and put those feet up.

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Post by Sam H. » Thu Jan 17, 2008 8:44 pm

pzrmeyer2 wrote:one tough Gyrine....
Twenty two hours with no food or even water. No smokes. I woke up with a caffeine-deprivation headache like it was cool! Three cups of coffee, though, and I was fine. Got checked out, got in the car, and immediately lit up. Felt much better.
Best wishes Tom, hope it all works out well. :up:

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Post by Tom Houlihan » Thu Jan 17, 2008 9:07 pm

Sam, the deprivation was worse than the presenting pain!

So far, so good. I'll know more Monday.
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Post by Sepp Dietrich » Thu Jan 17, 2008 9:13 pm

Dear Mr Houlihan,

I also would like to send you my best wishes and that whatever else it is that you have been informed of, is NOT in any way serious.

-Some 'humour'-
Oh, and 24 hours without tobacco, "the horror, the horror". As Sherlock Holmes once said "24 hours [or was it 48hrs???] without food or water was bearable, but 24 hours [again, was it 48hrs???] without tobacco I found to be most irksome!" (I think from memory, this was from the story "The Dying Detective")

Not funny? OK, OK, I'll just get my coat :D

Chin up, mate,

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Post by Rudi Welz » Sat Jan 19, 2008 2:03 am

Dear old friend Tom,

I hope your docs are a little better and wiser than mine (you
know what I mean).
Get well very soon Tom!
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Post by pzrmeyer2 » Sat Jan 19, 2008 6:05 am

Tom,

is it safe to say you feel better now so we can start making fun of you again?

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Post by Tom Houlihan » Sat Jan 19, 2008 6:54 am

pzrmeyer2 wrote:is it safe to say you feel better now so we can start making fun of you again?
I think so!

I'll have a better idea by Monday afternoon.
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Post by Richard Hargreaves » Sat Jan 19, 2008 8:29 am

Fingers crossed for you Tom. All the best. :up:
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