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texdiveguy
02-11-2009, 12:11
I am on the computer again after 30+ days away for just a few minutes a day.

Today---- I am writing to THANK each of you that stood along side me while I started my recovery from the terrible January 4th. 09' accident in Mn. while returning home with 2 of my sons after 3 days of playing in the snow/cold.

*To everyone whom said a prayer of included me in your thoughts--Thanks!

*To those many of you whom send greetings--calls or gifts/flowers to me at the Mayo Clinic--Thank You all!

*To those whom participated in the wonderful gift and the Knappenberger Family Charity Fund a real Thank You!! The monies sent will go to helping with expenses for my 2 sons injuries and recovery and mine.....also will offset the financial hit my wife took in taking time off work to be along side me in Mn. and now. :-)

I am now at home in Arlington and continueing to schd. for my long recovery period ahead. I take each day at a time.

I have learned one thing from this all...BLACK ICE is every bit as dangerous as discussed.....just one small slight move and you are out of control and in the fate of physics and motion.

Another thing I learned is that the Scuba Community is a loves and caring group.....I did not know I had so many friends out there that really cared about me.....this I am SO greatfull for and happy!

My persl. THANKS and love go out to each of you whom showed me and my family a slice of kindness and caring. XOXO

I look forward to warm weather and the chance to join my local Tx. Swampers at a near by watering hole as first some SI support and visiting......as time progresses and my health improves I look forward to the day I to can return to the sport I so dearly love--Scuba!

God bless each of you, and my heart felt graditude goes out to all.

Love, Alan K. aka texdiveguy

dallasdivergirl
02-11-2009, 12:12
It's good to see you back.

I hope the road to recovery is swift.

Take care and keep us all posted.

gNats
02-11-2009, 12:15
Your family is still in my prayers as you continue your journey.

MSilvia
02-11-2009, 12:34
It's good to have you back Alan.... you had us worried there!

CompuDude
02-11-2009, 12:42
Welcome back! :D At least you can get some virtual diving in here via ST while you work back towards a full recovery and that joyous first post-accident dive!

mm_dm
02-11-2009, 12:50
You're in my family's prayers at least until you can dive again brother.

Foo2
02-11-2009, 13:14
Welcome home!! I'm so glad that you are doing better! Please keep us updated on your progress. We love you and are glad to have you back!!!

K9Pig
02-11-2009, 13:15
I am so glad to see you back on the forum and everyone's health is getting better...... You and the boys will still be in our family prayers too...

Lulubelle
02-11-2009, 13:16
Yeah! Glad you are on the road back to normal. You don't know me...but I was pulling for you/praying for you.

My father was in a car accident 20 years ago. So wonderful that you are still here for your family.

Hope you are able to get in the water soon.

No Misses
02-11-2009, 16:17
Welcome Back!

Please take it easy on the keyboard. I don't want you adding carpal tunnel syndrome <sp> to your other injuries.

I wish you a speedy recovery. Let me know when you are ready for some warm water diving in South FL.

chace_nicole
02-11-2009, 22:02
Its GREAT to hear from ya! I'm glad you are back home. I will continue to pray for you and your family through the rest of your recovery. Hang in there :smiley31:

fire diver
02-11-2009, 23:37
Welcome back!

It's good to see that you have recovered enough to come home. Dont' overdo it too much.

I think we should have a group dive when you are finally cleared to get back in the water!

texdiveguy
02-12-2009, 11:30
Thanks for all the uplifting comments and replies.....each of you mean SO much to me!! XO Alan :-)

skdvr
02-12-2009, 11:38
Welcome back brother... Damn glad to see you back on here.....

Phil

navyhmc
02-12-2009, 12:42
Glad to know you're doing better and are back home.

Prayers still headed your way for a full recovery!:smiley20::smiley20::smiley20:

Get wet as soon as you can.

Lj82
02-12-2009, 20:54
Welcome back!
At times of adversity what is most important is to keep a positive attitude.
From your posts it looks like you are in good spirits.
Wishing you a speedy recovery!

RECDiver
02-20-2009, 20:40
Welcome back. Hope you continue to improve.

Splitlip
02-20-2009, 20:49
Welcome back, Man!

Glad to see you with us.

DMWiz
02-20-2009, 21:43
I will continue to pray for you and your sons recovery.

I'm glad to hear you're doing better and are back home.

WV Diver
02-21-2009, 06:43
We're glad to see you on the path of recovery, however long it may be. Hope your diving soon.

cummings66
02-21-2009, 21:23
I'm glad to see you're posting and can honestly say I've missed reading your input. I wish you a speedy path to full recovery and perhaps someday soon we'll meet at a watering hole.

Till then, take care.

Black-Gorrilla
03-05-2009, 09:09
a late Welcome back from me. Only saw this today.
Glad you're all doing better.

mrm777
03-08-2009, 01:13
Hope you're back on your feet and in the water in record time...best wishes for a speedy recovery.