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Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Blogger Down

Please forgive my absence of late, not only from commenting on your blogs, but posting new entries on my own. I just underwent major sinus surgery with a side order of septoplasty, six procedures in all!

The procedures were done Monday and I only had to spend a day and a half in the hospital. I am pretty doped up right now, so I will leave this here, and then add more later. Please feel free to ask questions, but there may be some delay in response time over the next week or so. Cheers!


Blogger M said...

Aw! Sad to hear that..but good to see you are back in orbit again..

Get some rest..hope you feel better soon.

12:55 PM

Blogger venus said...

hope everything went well.
Wish ya best of health and fast recovery!

1:35 PM

Blogger gusgreeper said...

dude, just get better!! we'll all still be here!

wishing you a fast and spoiled by all your buddies and lady friends recovery :)

4:07 PM

Blogger transience said...

just rest, neel. and know that when you come back, we'll all be ready to pounce on you again. all my hugs and well-wishes.

7:52 PM

Blogger Neel said...

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8:19 PM

Blogger Natasha said...

so sorry to hear you are not feeling well.

8:20 PM

Blogger Natasha said...

how long will you be out commission?

8:21 PM

Blogger Pallavi said...

good lord you seem to be having one thing after the other... please take care ... and get well soon

12:07 AM

Blogger Carrie said...

may all your dreams be happy ones (the sleepy kind) and rest your precious head....be well monsieur. (hugs) ;)

6:59 AM

Blogger boabhan sith said...

Awe, I hope you get back on your feet soon.

You doing okay?

10:18 AM

Blogger mermaid said...

Maybe this time, you can breathe deeply, and smell something more fragrant than before.

11:04 AM

Blogger Sarah said...

first your back.. now your sinuses?

argh.. man. i'm sorry.

hope you're better soon.

11:49 AM

Blogger Neel said...

I promise to respond to each of you indvidually very soon, but my head is spinning at the moment.

Thank you all for your kind words!

1:00 PM

Blogger misterniceguy1960 said...

Take care of yourself. You might try the acupressure points located at the back of your neck, about halfway down, in the thick of the neck muscles on either side of the spine.

1:11 PM

Blogger Natasha said...

so neel, what happpened to your haram? they seem to be disappearing.... maybe i scared a few a way. HA! no, sorry if i pissed anyone off. seems like you were also getting a little more politicial and less fun stuff on here. for a while there was a lot of playing and flirting on here.

like allison said in your last post it seemed like you wrote that for someone special, did you? well, we all care about you, i know i do. i hope you get better soon. do you have black eyes? big hugs and kisses to you (tender wouldnt want to hurt you)!

2:07 PM

Blogger allison said...

glad you're ok.

*big get well hug*

3:52 PM

Blogger Barbara said...

Glad you are back; I was wondering where you went.
Rest up and don't worry about responding. Take your time but hope you are back soon!

5:58 PM

Blogger cedia said...

So glad you're back! You need some TLC. Call me.

8:44 PM

Blogger Neel said...

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11:25 PM

Blogger Natasha said...

cedia looks so sexy in that pose. where are you? call me 2!

11:26 PM

Blogger Natasha said...

r u on some good meds?

12:55 AM

Blogger Natasha said...

if so what kind?

12:55 AM

Blogger sCruuw said...

Hope you got some kick ass pain killers I had my nose broke twice...the recovery was aweful! Take care!

2:55 AM

Blogger nomadic_waves said...

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5:43 AM

Blogger nomadic_waves said...

Neel->Everytime u visit my blog,u come up wid really "un-thought" of questions,& yeah,da other Sen is a bengali too.Letz start an All Worldwide Bengali Association,shall we?;-)
Btw,wanted to wish u a cliched 'get well soon' ...but there r already too many people wishing u.
I save my wishes for a day when u wud really need it,say a day when ur all alone,with no one by ur side.Believe me, there are always such days in one's life coz the 'fair weather' friends never last long.....

5:46 AM

Blogger gulnaz said...

hope you are feeling better, the surgery sounds tricky and dangerous!
well, at least you will be able to smell the roses around you better now, aaachooooo!!! ;)

6:08 AM

Blogger preetishere said...

oh finally...ive been trying to post a comment since two days but wasnt able to...so kem cho?..majaa me nathi?...(know only that much)...pls take care...i started reading your posts since that back injury of yours...one thing after the other ha?...get well soon
i hope my earlier comment didnt take u to cloud nine n while coming down from there u hurt your nose???hehehe..babyee

6:13 AM

Blogger barbieluvsu8181 said...

OMGosh I am soooooo sorry to hear that!! *KISSES* ((((((HUGS))))))!!! Get better!

6:25 AM

Blogger Neel said...

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9:19 AM

Blogger Neel said...

**Thank you so much for all of your well wishes and support! Yes, it does seem as though I am falling apart, but at least my back did not need surgery at this time and hopefully wont ever. I will update my sitation in its own post soon. Thank you all again!**

9:29 AM

Blogger Neel said...

M I am begining to be able to move around a bit and when I can hold my head up, i like to write!

Venus, Viva Lance! I think it did go very well, I will know more next week when I have it irrigated and the stitches taken out.

Corinna, you are always so kind to me even if you like to blast a lot of idiot writers (as do i!)

transience, thank you but i have a tendancy to get "stir crazy" so i am already trying to come up with ideas of what i can do. pounce on me now please! thanks for the hugs, kiss back (on the cheeks).

10:13 AM

Blogger Neel said...

Natsha2, Thanks, it will take about 3 weeks for a full recovery.

Pallavi, yeah it seems that way, but this one has been there for a long time, i just finally decided to have it corrected.

Mitzzee, you are so sweet, I just want to pick you up and give you a big kiss, (but avoid my nose, its bruised)!!

Boahban Sith, I am doing okay apart from some pain which seems to be lessening now. Of course there was a lot of bleeding the first two days, but that has more or less stopped. Now, there is a lot of swelling so I cant breathe through the nose yet, but it wont be long now!

10:18 AM

Blogger Neel said...

More later I keep losing what I write....

10:29 AM

Blogger Jaxe said...

Neel, I hope you recover quickly (and painlessly!) I just got back into town so I haven't been around lately. I heard that's a very painful procedure, eeps.

I hate pain. It hurts.


10:55 AM

Blogger Willowsss said...

good post... thanks.

my site: einstein iq

11:25 AM

Blogger Sarah said...

don't worry about responding to my comments. just as long as you're taking it easy and getting better.

12:30 PM

Blogger Neel said...


I wrote to you and a few of the others more than once then when I went to post them "poof" they were all gone! Maybe this time I can see, touch, taste, and feel through my smell. I hope you and your little one are well.

My Dear Sarah,

Now how could I go without responding to you. Im having a rough day, lots of pain and lots of discharge. Its very hard to sleep also. Next week i get the stitches and splints out.

Mr. Niceguy, Thanks I tried that once already. Hopefully things will improve soon.

Natasha, you are very observant, but yes you can be a bit playful at times and I think some are more sensitive than others. Nope I didnt write that last post with anyone in particular. Thanks for your comments.

Allison, I kept reading that as "big wet hug" funny huh? Thanks you are very sweet.

Barbara, I am glad you are back too! how are things? I am going to write something just for you. Obiviously I am writing again even though I feel crappy. I have to lie down and take breaks at times, and there is a lot of pain.

Cedia, I would if I could! You are the one baby! Can you come give me that TLC, one of your massages sounds great!

Natasha, yes for pain and inflamation, also, cortisone, and antibiotics some others, no fun.

3:53 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Scruuw, thanks they are pretty strong just make me sleepy. Hope you are well.

Nomadic, glad you like my posts. yes, we can start a worldwide bengali org. lets hope we keep in touch.

gulnaz, i am very fortunate. you see my father is a well respected and admired surgeon throughout the world, so he can pick from the best. The woman that did mine is excellent and within about three weeks i should be like a new person and in much better health. i will come and smell yours next time i am over there.

preetisher, you are very sweet, yes perhaps i was on the clouds and fell. i will be better soon.

Barbie, your kisses and hugs make me feel much better, thank you!

Jaxe, thanks so much. you are truely and gentleman.... and a scholar! Pain does suck, but now i dont mind the morphine as much since i have had it IV.

Lila, thanks! Ill pop round...

Sarah, my dear! How could I ever forget about you. The shitty site wasnt allowing me to post. Big kiss for you!

4:06 PM

Blogger Natasha said...

youre really sweet! thanks!!!

5:00 PM

Blogger Missy The Moo said...

sorry to hear u had surgery but good that u got it fixed!! So what kind of cheese do you like?

6:11 PM

Blogger Neel said...

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5:14 AM

Blogger Pecos Blue said...

feel better soon.

8:25 AM

Blogger cedia said...


Baby, I can give you a hand anytime!

9:11 AM

Blogger stella said...

we missed you. :)

12:25 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Natasha, my pleasure!

Moo moo girl, I love lots of cheeses. There is a famous quote by Charles De Gaulle during WWII, "How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?"

Well, i like all French cheeses, then throw in English cheeses which have even more varieties than French, now the rest of the world, you do the math.

Pecos Blue, Thanks!!!

Cedia, give me an inch, I might take a mile.

Stella, Are you sure you have room for me in NY?

7:28 PM

Blogger Neel said...

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3:38 AM

Blogger Natasha said...

i just got home from a pretty great night on the town. i have been reading some of your pages and saw that thing on your diet page.... sounds great! how do we sign up?

3:39 AM

Blogger Natasha said...

can't sleep just wanted to say hi again before i try to go to bed.

3:52 AM

Blogger Lorena said...

hi neel, i wish you a speedy recovery & hope you have a good week ahead.
look forward to reading more of your wonderful thoughts :)

(thanks for visting!)

8:40 PM

Blogger Neel said...

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9:21 PM

Blogger Missy The Moo said...

Hay, we should have a cheese party and dance like cows!!

10:41 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Natasha, I am trying to work out some way of being able to give each person that wants to track their progress a page, but I may need to move the site over to my own server to do this.

For now, just go to the page and watch for updates, also you can get the information you need.

Lorena, you are so SWEET! thank you, every time I see your smile there, it makes me smile too! i am quickly recovering, i get the splints out on Tuesday which will be nice, they are kind of uncomfortable.

1:45 AM

Blogger Neel said...

Moo Moo, yum cheese, dancing, and then we can moOn people!

1:46 AM

Blogger preetishere said...

hi...how are you?splints out?r u feeling better?

5:30 AM

Blogger Carrie said...

OH NEEL! You are SO SWEET yourself! I'd hug you right back and give you a big mucho BESO! I'll be very careful of your cute nose.....I'm so sorry....take good care sweetie! xo

8:51 AM

Blogger venus said...

Welcome back Neel! nice to have u back again :)

11:45 AM

Blogger Jaxe said...

Hey, how do you keep your posts from sounding post-surgery 'nasally'? :-) Heh, I hope you have a better week and stay patient! (or blog on morphine if you get bored, we won't tell! Oh, or better yet, write some lyrics that way, maybe they'll come out like Alice In Chains!)

*peace sign*


1:30 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Preetishere, I get the splints, and some stitches out tomorrow, yay! Still having pain and feeling a bit sore from having my nose violated! Thanks for asking, youre sweet.

Mitz, what can I say, You hold a special place in my heart. My cute nose is BIG now. I have never had a big nose,but its pretty swollen, I guess you can imagine with all the manipulation they have to do of it.

Thanks Venus, hard to stay away from you guys!

Jaxe, should we tell em about our project? I will write some lyrics tonight and maybe post some of my old ones. I wont tell Jerry or Sean what you said *wink*. I think i still sound pretty nasally

2:16 PM

Blogger Sarah said...

well you're very sweet. if our positions were reversed. i would definitely neglect my blog.

3:06 PM

Blogger Natasha said...

you probably get tired of hearing that ur sweet or that ur cute, but itz true!

9:29 PM

Blogger Amie said...

this blogsite is cool as proof you got a lot of comments coming your way. btw thanks for visiting my blog neel sen! and yes it'll be cool to hear the "ammie" story. :)

...get well!

10:09 PM

Blogger Natasha said...

i just told that step chick off, i hope you dont get mad at me, but she is just rude!

1:05 AM

Blogger Natasha said...

i mean that steph chick, but FUNNY she should step off! I think its TOTALLY RUDE when people dont respond to your comments. and ur like, one uv the nicest guys on here!!!!! i hope ur not mad at me....

1:09 AM

Blogger preetishere said...

hi...u r even sweeter(in agreement with natasha)!!wishing u a speedy recovery...

one request..call me preeti :)

3:47 AM

Blogger Steph said...

Hi Neel! I apologize in advace for not commenting to you on my blog. I didn't realize that it was such a big deal to Natasha. I love commenting back to my blogs. If I left you out by any means, it wasn't on purpose! Hope all is well. ;-)

7:13 AM

Blogger Watchmania said...

Hi Neel. I hope you are feeling better. Your swollen nose will go back to normal in time. Meanwhile you can tell people you got it in a brawl with marauding pirates whilst searching for a Lost City ;-)

10:48 PM

Blogger Missy The Moo said...

LMAO waaaay too funny!!

12:32 AM

Blogger Neel said...

Sarah, I think you are SWEET and to use your term a GEM!

Natasha, thanks. Hey you dont have to go fighting battles for me. Everthing is cool.

Amie, when my uncle was a little boy (about two) he started calling the next door neighbor Ammie (her name was Annie). Anyway, Ammie stuck and my mother who is 7 years older started calling her Ammie, so did the rest of the family. So when we always knew her as Ammie.

Preeti, I should just call you "Pretty"!

Steph, not to worry, sorry about all the controversy. Thanks for the kind words.

Sara, I love your romantic mind. Yes, I shall speak of my flamboyant swashbuckling adventures with Red Beard. Argg Matey!

Moo, youre the funny one, and "udderly" cute to boot!

1:19 AM

Blogger Sarah said...

oh and i like big noses.


8:20 AM

Blogger Carrie said...

awwww! blush blush.....thanks Neel....u have one in mine too....besides your spanish talk just gets me EVERYTIME.....un beso par ti! xo

12:21 PM

Blogger Neel said...

Sarah, just call me Cyrano, its still pretty swollen.

Mitz, in your what? I hope everything is going well for you. More Spanish to come....

5:12 PM

Blogger iamnasra said...

Hope you are okay now..Hope to hear from you soon

and get well soon

2:26 AM

Blogger Natasha said...

so how are you now?

7:33 PM

Blogger Neel said...

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2:44 AM

Blogger Neel said...

Nasra, thank you so much. I am headed to your site after this.

Natasha, thanks for visiting here so much, when are you getting some new posts up? Im doing much better now, thanks for asking.

3:46 AM


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