Thursday, June 19, 2008

Quickie updates on Rick

Hi all.

I just came home for a brief moment from le hospital. Rick had a crash at the track last night, as some of you may have heard. By about 12:30 am he was cleared of all head/neck/spine trauma. Good news. Bad news is a femur fracture, just below the thingy magigs that hold the hip into the socket. He had surgery starting about 12:00 pm today and emerged by 2:30. He's had a couple brief conversations, which I'm sure he won't remember. Keep sending good thoughts and prayers for speedy and incident-free recovery.

Thank you Michael for your kind words, Sabine for taking care of our stuff, Linda and Erika for brining our car to the hospital and Ali and Lorri for checking in and helping with communication stuff. Thanks to everyone else who's asked how he's doing. And, most of all, thanks to my mom and dad for coming up on short notice to lend a hand!

More later.

Sarah

12 comments:

clm said...

Tell Rick to heal quickly!

Dana said...

Oh no! You are both in my thoughts, and call me, please, if you need any help on the medical and/or home front. Much love in your general direction! Dana

Beth said...

i am so sorry! sending rick some healing thoughts and prayers. thinking of you!

Ippoc Amic said...

I think we owe Rick some champagne...

here's to a very fast recovery...

Jackie said...

Yikes! This is not a good way to get time in bed, no, not at all. Give the Rickster a healing hug from me!

Chris said...

I wish Rick all the best. My thoughts are with him.

Kimberly (aka. DrKim) said...

hope he heals quickly...hang in there.
My thoughts are with you both.

Flandria said...

heal quick rick!

marscat said...

thanks for the update.

feel better rick!

chatterbox said...

Thanks all. He was pretty chipper when I went back last night. Got to force-feed him some yucky iceberg salad (to counter the effects of the pain meds). He was pretty cooperative and getting some pink back in the cheeks. I've got some yummier snacks to take him today. I'll update again later. Thanks for all the thoughts and well-wishes!

bbElf (a.k.a. panda) said...

Heal quickly Rick, hang in there Sarah, and for heaven's sake get video of those pain-med conversations ;).

Groover said...

Thinking of you both. I hope Rick will be back on the bike in no time.