Oopsy daisy
by Sean
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Hi folks.

Unfortunately my weekend of cottage-dwelling relaxation came to an abrupt end when I had an undesired canoe-tipping/cutting episode. I am okay, but it looks like I will be in hospital until the end of the week, while they look after an infected wound. Hopefully I'll be in tip-top shape ASAP. In the meantime browse the side bar and listen to good music!

I'll get my sister to post another updated when there is more news.

(The doctors do think I will be okay, but the antibiotics need a few days)

Posted by Sean at August 3, 2004 9:26 PM

Get well soon, Sean!

Posted by lalitree at August 3, 2004 10:09 PM

dammit, you stole my comment

Posted by esco at August 3, 2004 10:38 PM

Damn that sucks.

Feel better man!

Posted by Keith at August 3, 2004 11:39 PM

Attack of the killer canoes! Hope you're feeling better soon.

Posted by Adele at August 4, 2004 12:46 AM

oh dear! be well!

Posted by amy at August 4, 2004 1:37 AM

I hope it wasn't caused by a spider. Huzzah for healing!

Posted by dustin at August 4, 2004 2:32 AM

you can still live without this thingy here?
get well soon, i like this blog!

Posted by waldar at August 4, 2004 4:53 AM

Good grief (as Charlie Brown might have said), sounds nasty. Get well soon, Blogman.

Posted by Nick at August 4, 2004 6:08 AM

Come back stronger than ever.
Heal well, Sean.

Posted by alan at August 4, 2004 6:24 AM

Massachusetts wishes you well Sean.

Posted by bmr at August 4, 2004 8:47 AM

Ack! Be well.

Posted by Kyree at August 4, 2004 8:59 AM

Feel better - was getting mighty tired of seeing the same 2 tracks for the last few days - knew that something had to be up!! Come back soon, we are counting on you!

Posted by Chewbacca at August 4, 2004 10:02 AM

Hope all is well and you make a speedy recovery.
Take Care Sean


Posted by Simon at August 4, 2004 10:17 AM

take care.

Posted by duus at August 4, 2004 11:15 AM

Yipes, that is terrible news. I wish you a comfortable and speedy recovery.

Get well soon.

Posted by Neale at August 4, 2004 11:17 AM

Yikes! Here's to a quick recovery, Sean.

Posted by Scott at August 4, 2004 12:11 PM

here's to hoping you'll be well soon!

Posted by ben at August 4, 2004 12:18 PM

Good luck, Sean. Let us know if there's anything we can do for you.

Posted by robot mark at August 4, 2004 1:11 PM

Take care, get well, and just be glad it wasn't on your birthday (unless it is) like my sister who ended up in the hospital over her birthday for a ruptured appendix. And if it is your birthday...that sucks.


Posted by caley at August 4, 2004 1:14 PM

oh dear, now I have something new to add to my list of 'what's the worst that could happen?' whilst camping...wishing you a speedy recovery and decent hospital food.

Posted by karin at August 4, 2004 1:16 PM

get better, sean. I mean, REALLY better. - db

Posted by Dan! at August 4, 2004 3:07 PM

I hope you make a swift and safe recovery, and don't worry too much about the site. Some things are more important than websites (apparently).

Posted by Phil Gyford at August 4, 2004 3:15 PM

I hope you mend up soon! Hopefully the hospital food there is better than the ones I have been in.

Posted by Jason at August 4, 2004 3:23 PM

Hope you feel better soon!

Posted by Kevin at August 4, 2004 3:50 PM

bloggery isn't the same without you so hurry back.

Posted by anne at August 4, 2004 5:05 PM

maybe this will mean that your upcoming trip will be accident free!

get better

Posted by bw at August 5, 2004 2:37 AM

Canoes can be so inconsiderate sometimes! No regard for the feelings of OCD bloggers...

Get well, man!


Posted by KuntaKinte at August 5, 2004 3:59 AM

hey man! glad it wasn't more serious;-)
been enjoying your posts for ages from Oz, hope you get better soon.

Posted by jenny at August 5, 2004 5:44 AM

All the best. It must be some nasty inection to get you into the hospital.

Posted by annette at August 5, 2004 7:03 AM

feel better sean. existance is suffering, but what canoe do? hahahahahaha!!!!!!!

Posted by george at August 5, 2004 9:55 AM

argh, what am i to do without your posts...
damn that canoe... damn it to hell;)

enjoy that hospital food and get yourself well...


nat, london, uk.

Posted by nat at August 5, 2004 11:37 AM

The Eels have a song called 'Hospital Food' which I'd dropload you, but it's not one of their best - here's to a swift, painless recovery, Sean.

Posted by Dave at August 6, 2004 8:23 AM

damn sean, hope all goes well - get better soon!

Posted by robot blair at August 6, 2004 12:24 PM

You should have stayed in town and gone out for a drink with me...
Do get well as soon as possible. We're all counting on you.

Posted by JKelly at August 6, 2004 1:00 PM

Well it was probably around time for you to take a week off anyway. Hope the nurses aren't giving you any trouble!

Posted by moerex at August 6, 2004 1:14 PM

i concur.

get better soon.

i miss your repartee already.

i hope the ills of our beleaguered health system
arent bringing a brother down.

thanks, gramophone.

Posted by christie. at August 6, 2004 5:05 PM

I've returned from Toronto and I'm bored. Why not think about consequences next time you decide to get into a canoe, Sean? Anyway, for my sake, you need to get better soon.

Posted by Jordan at August 7, 2004 2:06 AM

dude! glad you are ok! Perhaps you can have a cool scar like Dizzee Rascal.

Posted by Jay Smooth at August 7, 2004 2:51 AM

are you okay, man?

Posted by duus at August 8, 2004 2:20 AM

Get well soon. Missing your cool music posts. Greetings from Germany.

Posted by Stefan at August 8, 2004 3:30 AM

Damn canoes turned off me music!!
Get well soon from Malaysia!

Posted by Tzu-En at August 8, 2004 11:53 AM

a newish aggregator - music + more.

Posted by seemore at August 8, 2004 12:07 PM

Egads, man! Hope you're feeling better already. And if not, I shake my fist heartily in your infection's general direction. There. All better, no?

Posted by Anca at August 9, 2004 9:57 PM

Feel better big dog.

Posted by john at August 10, 2004 9:15 AM

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