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#1 Old 11-26-2016
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For those who weren't aware, I'd been off my work for the last 9 months due to a problem with an old motorcycling injury. Came close to having a foot amputated, which was quite scary as I didn't know of any one legged scaffolders, but I refused to give it up and, although still not 100%, last week I was finally given the ok to return to the rig again.

Despite what my bank manager may have thought, having all that time off enabled me to attend several meets and roadtrips that I might have otherwise missed so it wasn't all bad.

I just wanted to say a huge thank you to all the members who sent me well wishes. They really were appreciated.



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Glad you are doing better Davie. I did not know/must have missed that info
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Seems kinda strange sayin' "Good luck" going back to work but really, Good Luck for being able to go back to work
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Good to see you got your wish.

Guess we'll have to wait for retirement before having another meets year like 2016.

Hope the North Sea stays calm for you.

See you in the spring.
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All the best Davie... I hope you're not on the rig 21-24 April next year though!
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I did not know/must have missed that info
Same here... Wish you a lot of fun on the rig!

Take care!!
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Same here... Wish you a lot of fun on the rig!

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Davie, I didn't know either! I'm glad you are doing well but I'm sorry you'll have to go back to work

I wish you well!
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Hope you recover 100%, sorry you have to go back to work.
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Glad to hear that you are closing in on 100%, and like others, did not know you had problems with one of your limbs.
Keep doing whatever rehabilitation bits that were taught to you in last several months.

Be safe at work, at home and on the road as well.
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Damn, I'm glad you're heeling up nicely and never give up. Please be safe and keep the shinny side up.
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Davie I don't think I knew about your foot, I knew you had been signed off work but I didn't realise why and I didn't ask because I don't like to pry into other people's business.

I can only assume that it's your left foot that's afflicted because your right one seems to be fully functional to say the least!

Hope it's not too much of a bind going back to work, see you April if not before.

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make sure you take care of that foot.
And stay safe matey.
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Geeat news ...

Now back into the orange suit ...!
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Davie. glad you are on the mend.

I knew you were off work but didn't know why, sorry you have to return to the grindstone.

Earn loads of dough and turn it into memories.

See you in 2017, Scotland tour or before.
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Thanks to all who have posted replies in this thread.
12 days in and is well! Back to Aberdeen on Friday .... choppers, weather, back to back, etc., permitting. Looking forward to the 4 hour drive home in Mabel! Top WILL be down if it's dry!
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