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Old 11/23/11, 10:32 AM
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Jeff - I don't know you personally but I am glad you are OK! I hope you can put some weight on now!

I remember your posts well as the most informative ones during 2010 when many of us were anxiously awaiting the arrival of our 2011s.
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Old 11/23/11, 01:08 PM
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Hi Jeff!

Good to know you are ok. Thanks again for the car you organized for me its a dream driving it over here in switzerland (here one foto
https://themustangsource.com/attachm...e-grabber2.jpg in front of a swiss mountain also i sent it to your mail in original solution).

Many thanks again and greetings Max
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Old 11/23/11, 03:11 PM
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Hey everyone, its been TOO LONG!!! I'm finally back on here for the forseeable future (my health willing). Its been a crazy crazy summer let me tell you. What happened to me? Lets see? I drive to Toronto Canada with my girlfriend for a little relaxing July 4th extended weekend (we left on the 30th of June). Drove the 06 GT up there as I haven't driven it much all year (a 1,000 mile round trip does wonders for a car ). Well, Thursday and Friday were great. Saturday, no so much!!!

On the way to the Phillies/Blue Jays game (I got tix back in April) I started having pains in my abdomin. Thought it was gas pains. At the game, I was feeling okay. Pains would come and go (though it was then hunger pain, as I was hungry but didn't feel like eating). After the game, driving back to the hotel, the pain was unbearable. Once we got to the hotel, I called University of Pennsylvania Hospital for insight (i had my transplant there and whenever I feel ill like this, I call them). They advise me to go to the ER. I tell them I'm in Canada....(silence on the other line is never good, lol). They tell me to go anyway. So my girlfriend and I go.

Long story short. I got admitted, they DID bill my insurance and I didn't owe anything out of pocket except the ER bill ($360 canadian) and the diagnosis was a bowel obstruction and I would need surgery. GF called my insurance company to see about a medical air ambulance jet flight home for surgery. Their answer...NOPE!!! They said it was a "convenience" to fly me home and I should have surgery in Canada!! We pleaded and I had my docs here and the docs up there all backing me. Many calls back and forth by my GF to the insurance company ensued!! They finally relented and I got on a Cessina Citation Jet bound for Phjila Int Airport and surgery.

Had surgery on July 6th and was out of work for two months. No driving for 7 weeks and a nice 15 staple incision on my stomach (to go with the other 4 I had prior) I got back to the dealership in early September but I was NOT in the best of shape. I lost 22 lbs (went in at 165, left at 143 lbs and I'm 6 foot). So I had to really take it easy but work and sell at the same time. Not easy. But today, I feel ALOT better. I was eagerly awaiting the reveal like everyone else and I am VERY VERY IMPRESSED!! LOVE the back end!!!

Once I get the order guides I will post them ASAP. I even have my own computer in my office now (didn't before), so I should be on here ALOT more frequent. For anyone who messaged me during the summer, I apologize with all my heart. This experience really messed with my head and I am VERY nervous about having it again. Bowel obstructions happen due to scar tissue. I had one a month after my transplant and I had another this year. I'm bound to have it again (its invenvitable), so I'm sorry I couldn't get to anyone. If anyone had questions, I'm still here going strong almost 15 years at the Ford store.

But once I get updates and pictures and such, I'll post PDFs and scans of anything I get my hands on. Oh, and I most likely am getting a BOSS 302 (at least one). It may be sold to a local customer of mine, but in the event it isn't it will be available if anyone wants one. Plus I will be getting at least 1 2013 GT500 (was offered two for 2012 but I declined them as I had no one for them).

So in closing, I'm going okay and I can't wait for the info to pour in for the new car!! Ford did a phenomenal job for the "swan song" as someone else put it, until we get the new car in '15. This car is making me sway in buying one, but I gotta hold out until we see the all-new car in a few years. If you get a chance, post up to let me know your all out there and doing well. Have a great one all!!! I'll be seeing you on the boards!!!

Mods, I know its not car related, but I wanted to post this so everyone knows where I have been and what happened to me. If you could not delete it, I would really really appreciate it. I'm here to help like I always have. I love this site and the members are the best!!!
Wow Jeff, sorry to hear about your ordeal. My mother, who is in the advanced stages of Alzheimers now, had a similar issue due to her ruptured appendix. She suffered greatly and it would hit out of the blue.

I ended up getting a 2011 M3 instead of the Mustang but when the 2015 Stang is out that is what Ill be getting and you get the nod.

Stay healthy man..

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Old 11/23/11, 03:58 PM
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Hey Jeff, sorry you have to go through all that painfull stuff. Nice to have you back and in good spirits. Happy holiday to you and the GF.
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Glad you're back up and doing well.
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Welcome back Jeff!!!! Glad things are improving for you and hope you have a full recovering...Lou
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Hey Jeff, I was getting the GTCS for storage and was wondering how you have been.....sorry to hear what happened, glad to hear you are doing better now.
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Thanks guys for the wonderful hellos!!

Dave, I can't wait to order your car come 2014!!!

Rick, I'll give you a call sometime next week and we can catch up!!
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