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Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby The Dude » 1 month ago

Hope things go well! All the best with your recovery Rod!

Think I saw him at the Roger Williams Zoo a few days ago, but he was walking away from an exhibit before I had a chance to say hello.
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Unread postby RhowdyRam02 » 1 month ago

I know this is just my sick sense of humor, but since I've heard the news that Rod was having a heart issue, all I could think of was this scene from Jerry McGuire:



Again, I hope he gets well soon and if he happens to tell a nurse that he's all heart, well so be it
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Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Running Ram » 1 month ago

Rod, get your ass home, Arthur misses you!

Thoughts, prayers and love for you and your family.
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Get well soon Rod we need you back
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Get well soon, Rod!
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Hoping for the best outcome.
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Hang in there Rod.......best wishes and prayers.
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Light em up tonight Rams !!! FOR ROD Best wishes!!
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wgracie99 wrote:Hang in there Rod.......best wishes and prayers.

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Heard surgery tomorrow.
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Hopefully he listened to the game tonight......
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Unread postby DanInAZ » 1 month ago

Prayers & Well Wishes to you Rod... coming right at ya from the West side.
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Rhody gets it done for you Rod
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Unread postby TruePoint » 1 month ago

Happy to say that my son underwent successful surgery this morning. Wasn't a major thing, but anytime you put a toddler under it's a little scary.

Anyways, hoping Rhody nation goes 2 for 2 today.
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I hope your son gets well soon!
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Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Ramtastico » 1 month ago

Get better shit head. Just trying to get your blood recirculating after surgery!!! If we keep winning you must stay away from the RC.
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That's good news TP. Hope to hear good news regarding Rod as well.
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Unread postby Blue Man » 1 month ago

Lets GOOOO!! From his daughter:

"Rod just got out of surgery! I just spoke with Dr. Slaiby who said the surgery went well and they did not need to add a renal artery stent once the iliac aneurysm was excluded with the stent graft.

Thank you for all your prayers. Hoping for a smooth recovery."

Rhody + KB fams go 3-0 in the last 18 hours!

KEEP IT UP ROD! WE'RE ONTO DAYTON!
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That's great news!
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TruePoint wrote:Happy to say that my son underwent successful surgery this morning. Wasn't a major thing, but anytime you put a toddler under it's a little scary.

Anyways, hoping Rhody nation goes 2 for 2 today.



Glad to hear it went well. Parents feel so helpless when our children have physical issues.
Hope the recovery goes well.
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Great to hear the positive news!
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Unread postby TruePoint » 1 month ago

Really glad to hear about Rod. And thanks to everyone's warm wishes for my son. He will be fine. Nowhere near the ordeal Rod and his family are dealing with. I look forward to hearing more positive updates, up until the time that he is able to come here and deliver them himself.
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Great news all around!
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Unread postby Rammgr » 1 month ago

Get well soon!
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Get well soon Rod.
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Great news indeed speedy recovers for both
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Unread postby Running Ram » 1 month ago

TP, you probably feel a little weird bringing it up in Rod's 'get well' thread, but its relevant and no small thing! There is nothing more significant than feeling helpless for someone who you love so completely and whom can not fully understand what is happening to them. The sense of vulnerability can be overwhelming. I'm extremely grateful that you and your little guy are doing well!
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"ROD, ROD, ROD, ROD!"

that's me cheering for Rodman from section 305. I honestly feel a huge sense of relief reading that the surgery went well, been thinking about you with great regularity since Blue was kind enough to pass the message to us. Of all the people I've met without meeting (or met via digital wired or wireless text communication) Rod, you are the best! It's a little strange for someone like myself raised to adulthood without the internet, but Rod is my friend even if we never shook hands.

Rod used to blast me back in the projo board days for various things (mostly for defending you know who). I loved it as much as when we agree!! Rod's knowledge of Rhody hoops is second to none! His strength in his convictions is admirable and his dedication to family, including the furry members is also something to admire. I wouldn't mind a bit if more people in this world were like Rodney Carri from Cranston.
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Unread postby TruePoint » 1 month ago

Running Ram wrote:TP, you probably feel a little weird bringing it up in Rod's 'get well' thread, but its relevant and no small thing! There is nothing more significant than feeling helpless for someone who you love so completely and whom can not fully understand what is happening to them. The sense of vulnerability can be overwhelming. I'm extremely grateful that you and your little guy are doing well!


Thanks RR. Yes, our situation was not terribly serious, but for first time parents putting our kid under was pretty scary. I didn't want to divert attention from what Rod and his family are going through, just wanted to pass along positive vibes. Really appreciate everyone's kind words.
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from one sicilian to another..

get well soon so we can see back in your familiar spot at the rhody games...

fuggeeettabbbouutttiiittt !
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Unread postby rambone 78 » 1 month ago

well put, RR.......I feel the same way......hopefully when Rod reads this thread he'll know how much this board appreciates him.......

and TP, good luck to you and your family....everyone is in this "game of life" together......this game of basketball is just a diversion......
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Unread postby giovanni » 1 month ago

Yes, well said RR, I agree totally with you and also feel the same way. I have been following these Rams for a long time and I recall Rod calling local sports shows, going all the way back to Chris Clarke , and defending his Rams. At that time, it seemed as if he were the only vocal defender of the Rams on those shows. Prayers and best wishes to Rod and his family. Now the Rams can deliver the A 10 championship and finally go dancing again.
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Get well soon, Rod.
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Get well soon, Rod.
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Haven't been on in a while and just saw this. Get well soon! Rhody Nation needs you!
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Let's get Rod a road win @ Dayton !!
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Unread postby Running Ram » 1 month ago

Yeah Gio, good thing to mention. I know many of us remember Rod being the only guy to call the yocal sports shows and stir it up for Rhody.
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Running Ram wrote:Yeah Gio, good thing to mention. I know many of us remember Rod being the only guy to call the yocal sports shows and stir it up for Rhody.


Rod from Cranston as he was known on local sports talk radio.
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Yup. Used to listen in back in the early 90's when I was driving a truck route in RI.......

Steve McDonald had a morning segment also....called "Jim Shorts on Sports"
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any update on our friend Rod ?
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Unread postby Billyboy78 » 1 month ago

Was wondering the same thing. Any idea when he gets to go home?
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rambone 78 wrote:Yup. Used to listen in back in the early 90's when I was driving a truck route in RI.......

Steve McDonald had a morning segment also....called "Jim Shorts on Sports"


still does, he's the 3rd man on Paul and Al on HJY
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That hospital room better get ESPN2!
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Unread postby Blue Man » 1 month ago

According to his daughter he sounded like himself for the first time this morning so that's a good thing. As far as I know they are planning to stream the game so he should be able to watch.

Hopefully we play like we did the last 2 games so it doesn't give him any post-surgery complications!

EDIT:

Hospital does get ESPN2. This could also be bad for his heart because i have a feeling the announcers are gonna suckkkkk.
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Unread postby rambone 78 » 1 month ago

Watching Rhody play anybody in a close game is bad for anybody's heart.....Rod if you're reading this, sorry for another gag job......I know you aren't surprised.......
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Damnit, can we please try to keep perspective and separate real life from entertainment?
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TruePoint wrote:Damnit, can we please try to keep perspective and separate real life from entertainment?


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Unread postby ramfan85 » 1 month ago

Rod's daughter posted that Rod is doing well. His blood work is all good and he's up moving around, even climbing stairs.
She said he seems to be his old self again (if that 's good, lol). He's looking forward to coming home and resting.
Personally, I'm looking forward to seeing him on this board real soon. He is really missed.
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Unread postby reef » 1 month ago

Yes good to hear get well soon Rod
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Unread postby ramfan85 » 1 month ago

Per Rod's daughter: He's still in the hospital. Seems to be an issue with his high blood pressure. Doctors want to monitor it and get it down before releasing him. There's some concern about this.
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