Re: [thrower] Mussst... throoooow... kniiivess! :-)
Marilyn and I are so happy everything went well for you. Do whatever the
hell you are suppose to do to stay well.
Your friends are numerous.
San Diego, CA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Gracia" <sgracia@...>
Sent: Tuesday, December 31, 2002 5:31 PM
Subject: [thrower] Mussst... throoooow... kniiivess! :-)
> Hello Everyone!
> First off I gotta thank EVERYONE for all their wishes, cards, emails and
> prayers.... cuz they worked! :) I got a call on 12-19-02 at 2am asking if
> wanted a pancreas and by 3am i was on my way to the hospital. (I was only
> the waiting list for a little over a year)
> I've been diabetic since I was 7 and I haven't had to take any insulin
> since I got the new organ! Otherwise I had been taking between 2 and four
> injections a day... thats about 26000 shots since I started :) I'm just a
> tad excited :)))))))
> Anyway, it was ALOT more than I was expecting! I had a kidney transplant 7
> yrs ago and was in and out of the hospital in only 5 days that time
> around... this stay was just over 12 days so I can't even begin to explain
> how good it feels to be close to my family and friends again!
> I woke up to flowers and cards from my surgery on the 19th and I came home
> to the same things... I received over 300 emails while I was gone and a
> good chunk of them were from many friends I didn't even realize I had made
> over the years thru my site and growing network of throwers!!!
> Also, I gotta thank Mike B for putting on what sounds like another great
> event! It'll be a couple more weeks before I am back up to par but if any
> one has any questions feel free to email me and I'll get back them asap...
> it just may take a while cuz I plan on eating ice cream sammitches for the
> next 2 days :))))
> Thanks again to everyone for their support! Renae and I couldn't have done
> it without you all!
> Happy 2003....
> Oh yeah... now go throw something pointy! :)))
> Scott Gracia
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