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Old 09-18-19, 03:10 PM
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I can't post an image in a pm and neither of the email addresses the gave me go anywhere.
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Eyelid surgery done and seems to be successful. It will take weeks to know what it finally will look like. The upper lid muscles were nearly fully detached on both sides. Also they had been invaded by fat due to lack of usage. Surgeon reattached them and performed a cool sculpting process to remove the fat. Excess tissue removed from the lids. All done while I was fully awake. Just lidocaine to numb the eyelids. Partially paid by Medicare, but a lot of the work wasn’t covered.
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Eyelid surgery done and seems to be successful. It will take weeks to know what it finally will look like. The upper lid muscles were nearly fully detached on both sides. Also they had been invaded by fat due to lack of usage. Surgeon reattached them and performed a cool sculpting process to remove the fat. Excess tissue removed from the lids. All done while I was fully awake. Just lidocaine to numb the eyelids. Partially paid by Medicare, but a lot of the work wasn’t covered.
Tarsorrhaphy or whatever they call it? Glad it went well.
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Old 09-18-19, 04:08 PM
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Turns out these things take time. We're working on the refund for the prepaid premium membership. No riding here. Too humid in the morning, and too hot in the afternoon.
Good thing we didn't delete your account as requested. They don't delete accounts, you can just stop posting. Or not.
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Old 09-18-19, 04:13 PM
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Eyelid surgery done and seems to be successful. It will take weeks to know what it finally will look like. The upper lid muscles were nearly fully detached on both sides.
That comes from too much girl watching, pal, you gotta be careful. Obviously you didn't make a habit of wearing shades either.

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Old 09-18-19, 04:40 PM
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Turns out these things take time. We're working on the refund for the prepaid premium membership. No riding here. Too humid in the morning, and too hot in the afternoon.
Back? So soon??
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And one for the medical professionals. All three siblings and myself have a sixth lumbar vertebrae. What are the chances?
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I will be more than happy to be gone for good.
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And one for the medical professionals. All three siblings and myself have a sixth lumbar vertebrae. What are the chances?
Is that code for vestigial tail?
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Grilled monkfish with olive parsley salsa. It's what's for dinner.
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Had a fantastic fun club ride with almost too big a group, 15 or 16 riders. Came home and went on a hike with mrs datlas. I was also doing recon for possible CX trails but the trail was too rugged for that.
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Eyelid surgery done and seems to be successful. It will take weeks to know what it finally will look like. The upper lid muscles were nearly fully detached on both sides. Also they had been invaded by fat due to lack of usage. Surgeon reattached them and performed a cool sculpting process to remove the fat. Excess tissue removed from the lids. All done while I was fully awake. Just lidocaine to numb the eyelids. Partially paid by Medicare, but a lot of the work wasn’t covered.
I can't even do eye drops.
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Old 09-18-19, 06:17 PM
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Had a fantastic fun club ride with almost too big a group, 15 or 16 riders. Came home and went on a hike with mrs datlas. I was also doing recon for possible CX trails but the trail was too rugged for that.


I rode the single speed down to the bike shop, hipster style.
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Old 09-18-19, 06:18 PM
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Well, not really hipster style. I wore a helmet and cycling shoes. Also, I used my Osprey pack instead of a messenger bag. But I was wearing jeans and a t-shirt.
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I rode the single speed down to the bike shop, hipster style.
Skinny jeans/pants? Vaping?
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Well, not really hipster style. I wore a helmet and cycling shoes. Also, I used my Osprey pack instead of a messenger bag. But I was wearing jeans and a t-shirt.
Damn, I thought you had a latte in one hand and a cigarette in the other.
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Old 09-18-19, 06:27 PM
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Okay, so not hipster in any way.
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Our new shop location is next to a café.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
And one for the medical professionals. All three siblings and myself have a sixth lumbar vertebrae. What are the chances?
Uhh... Low! Am I right?

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Is that code for vestigial tail?
It's not so much a tail, as a protrusion of calcium, bone marrow, and course black hair.
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I like 5 guys. "All the way" probably requires an XL plate.
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Our new shop location is next to a café.
Should be symbiotic.
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I like 5 guys. "All the way" probably requires an XL plate.
There's usually a little left over topping to go with the fries.
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Should be symbiotic.
It is.
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But still posting? You can choose not to log in. You can also choose not to post once you log in. Or you can read and not log in. Many options are available.
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