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Thread: Recent Accident to My Son

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    The burn on Brian's leg is healing so that very good. He brought a special boot that he wears to protect it. Brian was able to go back to work last week.

    My wife and I fly to Baltimore Thursday night. On Friday Brian is having out patient surgery to replace the Baclofen pump, hopefully that will go smoothly. Several years ago when Brian had the original Baclofen pump surgery it was quite an ordeal. Three weeks after the first surgery the incision opened so to avoid infection they had to remove and install and new pump, then five months later there was an infection after the pump reservoir was refill so there was another surgery to install a new pump. For that surgery Brian had to drop out of medical school for the second semester. That whole process was quite an ordeal. Hopefully it will go much more smoothly this time.

    On a positive note Brian was given an award at work. He was recognized as the Employee of the Month. It sounds a little silly, like the sign you see in the Home Depot parking lot, a reserved parking spot for the employee of the month but on the other hand it's better than being recognized as the worst employee of the month. Brian has a one year review coming up he's hoping to get a promotion and significant salary increase.


    Roger

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    The surgery to replace the Baclofen pump went smoothly and the burn on Brian's leg has healed. Brian received a grade level increase at work and a substantial raise. He's still underpaid but at least it's better. Brian is establishing a reputation as a high performer so in the future he'll have many options on the outside when he wants to change jobs, at the present he loves his job.

    Next week, Brian and my wife fly to Los Angeles. I'll drive the van from Phoenix and meet them at LAX. From the airport we'll go to my daughter's apartment so Brian can meet his niece, Amelia, for the first time. We're going to be in LA five days then Brian and my wife will fly back to Baltimore. At Thanksgiving my daughter and her husband are flying to Baltimore with Amelia. We'll have five adults a baby and a dog in Brian's two bedroom condo. It's going to be cramped for sure I can see myself sleeping on the couch or floor.

    Roger

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    Good health and more money is a wonderful combination. Have a relaxing holiday.

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    Lots of travel at this time of the year. I just got back from Baltimore. We had six in Brian's condo in Baltimore for Thanksgiving. The four month old baby, Amelia was very good. I came back to Phoenix to work. Ann is staying in Baltimore for another week. She'll fly back to Phoenix next week after my daughter and her husband go back to Los Angeles. Everything was good and I think that Brian enjoyed all of the company.

    Brian's job is going very well and he enjoys the work. Ann and I fly back to Baltimore for Christmas with Brian.

    Roger

    Roger

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    You have an amazing family.
    You all have much to be proud of.

    Best wishes during this Holiday Season.

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    Glad to hear things are going smoothly for Brian.
    Bast wishes for a happy and healthy New Year.

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