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An Extra Limerick

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You have to laugh: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Laughter being the best medicine.

When first I was told the bad news,
I seriously considered the booze.
But then I thought "NO!"
I'll give it a go
Try to vanquish it. Nothing to lose!

So with heavy heart I set to.
More blood tests and urine tests too
The biopsy was bad
MRI made me mad
But date is set for the remove.

So now I will just have to wait
For the day of my terrible date
With the man with the knife
Looming large in my life
To cut out this pesky prostate.

Next stop is the clinic in Brum
Yet another scar on my tum
On the 28 inst
I'll be there on the plinth
Where the surgeon'll be giving it some.

As soon as he's finished the work
I'll have to go fitness beserk
I'll get back to the oar
Getting sprint time galore
Hopefully racing next year at the BIRC

Bill Wright :fswink: :fswink:
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Not only a record holder, but a poet too! ^O^ =D> =D>

Wishing you and Trish all the best for the coming weeks - you will be in our thoughts. You know it's beatable - and I know you are one of the toughest around. My money's on you! :fssmile:
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Loved the poem 8) Here's wishing you all the very best Bill for your forthcoming op, and for an excellent recovery :fsbgrin:
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That's brilliant Bill :lol: :lol: A very nice set, as they say.

All the best with it - not that you need luck. You're unbeatable :fsbgrin: :fsbgrin: (I know, 'cos I tried in Manchester :lol: )
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All the best Bill, we are all rooting for you.
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Stan wrote: we are all rooting for you.
Definately Bill. :D All the best with the up coming op mate.
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Positive Mental Attitude - you've got it in abundance. That along with the heart and soul of a warrior will get you through this.

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Great poem Bill and great attitude. We'll all be thinking of you.

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Best of luck Bill.
You have a great mental attitude.
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Here's lots of positive energy coming your way! Wonderful poem... laughter truly is the best medicine!
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Stick in there Bill, we are all behind you, as ever great attitude and spirit.

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Good luck Bill - I'm sure you'll be back in no time - great poem. T%hinking of you
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Hope all goes well Bill, Trish give him a "nice" biscuit for being a good boy, in fact give him the whole packet. :fsgrin:
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Great prose Bill, matches the great attitude.
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A wonderfully spirited limerick, Bill.
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Best wishes for '28th inst' and beyond Bill. Look forward to seeing you in action again soon.
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Bill was a Marine we all know
He's not used to taking a tow
He ploughs his own field
And never will yield
With good health restored watch him row

All the very best Bill and Trish :fsbgrin:
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Thanks everyone for your good wishes. Today's the day.

Here they come - they're coming to take me away!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ha Ha! :lol:

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Hope Anesthesia and Surgery were all good - and a speedy recovery...
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Good luck Bill.
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Bill sending thoughts and prayers your way. Glad you have Trish there to take care of you. Hope you have a speedy recovery from surgery.
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All done and dusted. Just got out of ICU so still a bit dozy. That's the first hurdle overcome. Doc says no rowing for six weeks so no BIRC!

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Well done Bill :fsbgrin:
Now the hard work begins. Heal quickly ;-)
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Good to see you back Bill - pity you cannot do BIRC but it would be good if you could spectate?
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Glad all went well today Bill :fsbgrin: All the best for a speedy recovery
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