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#51 E1pix

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 20:30

A few more details about Niki I don't recall seeing yet:
https://www.foxsport...0a53-1533673551

Primarily, it sounds like he'll live a normal life again!

I had no doubts honestly, but webtheories abounded that any good living was done.

Go, Niki!!!

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#52 Tim Murray

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Posted 24 October 2018 - 15:04

Niki has now left hospital; SophieB posted this update in the Racing Comments thread:

https://uk.reuters.c...t-idUKKCN1MY1Z1

#53 Tim Murray

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 10:51

A message to the world from Niki:

https://twitter.com/...225499771416577

Thanks to Marklar for first posting this in the RC thread.

#54 charles r

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 11:07

An extraordinary man. Bravo Niki!



#55 E1pix

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 18:37

Fabulously unkillable. Bravo, Niki!

#56 Paul Hurdsfield

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 20:01

Fantastic to see Niki looking so well, and being so positive for the future, he is my all time super hero.

#57 Lee Nicolle

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Posted 25 November 2018 - 01:24

Thank You very much, everyone. While I hesitated diverting from Niki, Rob's last comment about mountains lit a fire.

With your gracious comments, I feel a bit more empowered in knowing my book may have a wider audience than I might have realized. Sometimes the individual battles fought during the process can diminish resolve, and my country has become a bit callous about healthcare, so I really appreciate this.

Sounds like CP's and Eric's recent events have been really hard, too, so I'll add you guys are also inspiring. Sounds like Eric got a bit luckier than Sandy was, and for that I'm happy for him. It's tough to feel "lucky" in such times, of course. I used to joke that she talked too much but would give anything to have that back.

My heartfelt regards to you all.

Very sorry for your wife and you. Strokes are strange things, many are severely invalided,or even die, most have to learn to talk and walk properly to some degree and yet others are back at work in a couple of weeks. In recent years I have known too many people having strokes.

And the medical fraternity are sometimes are a real part of the problem. 3min medecine at GPs to 'specialists' who are plain incompetent.

Like too many I have suffered botched surgery. Though orthapedic in my case.



#58 cpbell

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Posted 25 November 2018 - 18:01

Great to hear that he's doing well.



#59 wolf sun

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Posted 28 November 2018 - 22:35

Niki, du Hund! An extraordinary man indeed.

 

And much love in the direction of the moving Westfalia cave, too, E1pix!



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#60 Dipster

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 06:08

I see that he is back in hospital in Vienna with the flu. I wish him well.



#61 Jack-the-Lad

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 18:19

I see that he is back in hospital in Vienna with the flu. I wish him well.


Yes, this could become a big concern. Let's hope for a swift and full recovery.

Edited by Jack-the-Lad, 07 January 2019 - 18:19.


#62 alfredaustria

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 10:52

I see that he is back in hospital in Vienna with the flu. I wish him well.

 

The state of health of Niki Lauda has worsened today: he apparently has pneumonia.

 

https://www.motorspo...da-aus-19010804



#63 Arjan de Roos

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 11:00

Crossing fingers.....



#64 barrykm

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 15:07

Yes...pray for the best..



#65 E1pix

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 15:32

... and continued immortality.

#66 alfredaustria

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 17:05

New medical statement: Apparently Niki Lauda is doing better. His attending physician denies reports that Niki Lauda has pneumonia. He has an influenza.

https://www.motorspo...endung-19010808

 



#67 E1pix

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 17:35

See?

:-)

#68 Jack-the-Lad

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Posted 08 January 2019 - 22:36

Hospital has announced that Niki is scheduled to be released next week.

Bravo! :clap:

#69 FLB

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Posted 09 January 2019 - 01:05

So... The Rat is in fact a Cat because he has nine lives? :cat: :clap: :lol:


Edited by FLB, 09 January 2019 - 01:06.


#70 absinthedude

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Posted 09 January 2019 - 10:22

I have seen no other reports of pneumonia, only reports of flu...and several reports that the hospital expect Lauda to be released on Monday. Fingers crossed....we want the rat back.



#71 E1pix

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Posted 09 January 2019 - 16:35

So... The Rat is in fact a Cat because he has nine lives? :cat: :clap: :lol:


9T.

#72 AJCee

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Posted 09 January 2019 - 19:39

Hoping that Niki has plenty more than nine lives!
All best wishes to him.

#73 chrisbell

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 22:49

Great news! :clap:



#74 Odseybod

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 11:38

Fingers and everything else firmly crossed for him.

 

I imagine he's quite a 'challenging' patient, due both to previous damage and non-submissive attitude, so I'm also sending supportive thoughts to the attending medics.



#75 kayemod

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 12:41

Fingers and everything else firmly crossed for him.

 

I imagine he's quite a 'challenging' patient, due both to previous damage and non-submissive attitude, so I'm also sending supportive thoughts to the attending medics.

 

A "non-submissive attitude" is exactly what you need to survive anything like this, I speak from experience.

 

Go go Nikolaus, gute Besserung!



#76 Odseybod

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 16:13

True. Perhaps I should have said disobedient :yawnface:

 

 

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