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Discussion in '308/328' started by Martin308GTB, Jan 26, 2021.

  1. Martin308GTB

    Martin308GTB F1 Rookie

    Jan 22, 2003
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    Hello friends,

    like briefly mentioned in another thread I learned the hard way of life last week. After a horror night from Monday 18th to Tuesday 19th with being reanimated twice because of heart and lung failure after a cardiogenic shock, immobilised inside the intensive care unit the I now have a lot of time to think about what's really important in life. So please folks. Take the many smaller and a bigger hassles with your F-Cars with that they deserve. Relaxation and fun.
    BTW. Nothing to do with Covid-19, but nevertheless the most scary situation I ever experienced.
    Sorry for lamenting, but I just needed a 'mental valve'.

    Best Regards though
    Martin
     
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  3. Cirorsi

    Cirorsi Formula Junior
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    Thank God you are recuperating Martin.
     
  4. ferrariowner

    ferrariowner Formula Junior

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    Martin
    I hope you make a full recovery. That sounds like a life changing event.
     
  5. flash32

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    Speedy recovery .. God bless

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  6. dinoart

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    Get well soon Martin.
     
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  8. timr

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    Take care Martin, speedy recovery.


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  9. Saabguy

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    God that you are doing well, what caused the problems? And this is a mildly funny bit about English, we would say that you were resuscitated. Reanimated brings to ind Frankenstein's monster. ;-)
     
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  10. GrigioGuy

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    I'm glad you're here to post the update.
     
  11. Natkingcolebasket69

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    Please get better!!


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  13. Brian A

    Brian A Formula 3

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    HOLY CRAP!!!

    Glad you are okay. “Reanimation” must be a horrible process with all the lightening bolts and stuff.

    More seriously, glad you made it through the ordeal. Yeah, it's too easy to take things for granted. There is so much for which to be grateful.

    You are a good guy.
     
  14. Iain

    Iain F1 Rookie

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    Get well soon Martin
     
  15. SeattleM5

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    So sorry to hear this Martin! Glad you're here with us now to share this post and help us all keep things in perspective. Be well!
     
  16. GordonC

    GordonC F1 Rookie
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    Martin, that must have been quite frightening! I'm very glad that you're recovering and OK. Thank you for the reminder to focus on what's really important.

    Best of luck for a speedy recovery,
    Gordon
     
  17. lm2504me

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    Get well soon and take it easy.
     
  18. Rosey

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    Wishing you a quick recovery buddy and yes, you make a good point.
     
  19. thorn

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    What the hell?!

    Martin... seriously. Are you ... relatively...ok?
     
  20. nerofer

    nerofer F1 World Champ

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    Very sorry to read about that, Martin; glad you are recovering. Get well and take care.

    Rgds, Bruno
     
  21. Milkshaker0007

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    get well soon Martin, glad to hear your on the mend
     
  22. sstefan

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    Get well soon Martin
     
  23. robbie308

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    Mensch Martin, was machst Du denn für Sachen! Ich wünsch Dir gute und schnelle Genesung.
    Robert

    (sorry guys for writing in German language – just means 'get better soon!')
     
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  24. BigTex

    BigTex Seven Time F1 World Champ
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    If you have ever seen the bruises the chest paddles leave, "reanimated" is the more accurate, IMO

    Get Well soon Martin!

    After my crash, everyone exclaimed "you're lucky to be alive!"
    "Well, we ALL are, that's the baseline of Presbyterianism!"

    Martin might be Lutheran he will "get it"...:D :D
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  25. waymar

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    Wishing you all the best. Get well soon. God Speed.
     
  26. 308Dadoo

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    I bought my 308 after having my heart attack, at Forty-nine, for exactly those reasons you state.
    Glad that you are still with us and wishing you a speedy recovery.
     
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  27. Saabguy

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    Let me fix this...

    Good that you are doing well, what caused the problems? And this is a mildly funny bit about English, we would say that you were resuscitated. Reanimated brings to mind Frankenstein's monster.

    Same thought just easier to translate.

     
  28. Saabguy

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    Did you have an accident because you were taking a selfie?? ;-)


     

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