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Im 23 with 2 open heart surgeries
Posted by Derek Owens
6 weeks ago I underwent my second open heart surgery to replace my Bovine valve. They also had to … Read more
In the home stretch. Hopefully!
Posted by Janet Rider
Almost there. Surgery scheduled for this coming Thursday. Still have many last minute arrangements … Read more
Thanks Early AM May 31
Posted by Virginia (Ginger) French
I am so thankful to hear back from Terrie and know her procedure, while long, went well. Way to go … Read more
Happier day
Posted by Colette McDiarmid
Had a much better day today. Just a little speed bump yesterday. Had nice visits today really broke … Read more
A bump on Recovery Road
Posted by David Augustus
Since my new aortic valve has been traveling down Recovery Road on cruise control, it came upon … Read more
One week later...
Posted by Deb Bialecki
Well, last week at this time I was in the hospital with a bunch of tubes still in me. This week I'm … Read more
Terrie, How are You?!?
Posted by Virginia (Ginger) French
Terrie … Read more
Much better morning
Posted by Colette McDiarmid
Today things are looking much better .Must be the sunshine … Read more
Question: Second Opinion - Mandatory?
Posted by Virginia (Ginger) French
I am interested in your thoughts as to getting a second opinion. From a number of the journals I … Read more
Angiogram Day
Heading out this morning for my Angiogram in preparation for my surgery June 9th … Read more
Is it common to have faster heart rate post op?
Posted by Li Huang
I had my mitral valve repaired 6 weeks ago. Everything is going well and I am going back to work … Read more
Thanks for the kind thoughts
Posted by Colette McDiarmid
Thanks for the kind thoughts that help me on the rough days. I did have a nice visit from Mom and … Read more
Time seems to stand still
Posted by Anthony Copeland-Parker
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Tough day
Posted by Colette McDiarmid
So today was a little hard. Looks like I might be here until Monday:( Rough to be away from home … Read more
Posted by Julia Hsu
I had a chest X-Ray & ultrasound today. The good news is that I don't have fluid in my lungs. … Read more
Thursday, May 29 - Terrie has news
Posted by Virginia (Ginger) French
I was so delighted yesterday to learn that unless some major wrench gets thrown in the works my … Read more
Another day
Posted by Colette McDiarmid
Tough morning running out of spots to poke and place Ivies. Not looking good for getting sprung out … Read more
Problems from Synvisc One
Posted by Anna Thomasq
Well, I went on the 20th and had the lower lumbar spinal injection; the doc "slipped" with the first … Read more
Everything in my life changed so fast
Posted by Rebecca Swanson
Well, today is the first post. Not sure where to start, but I guess the best place is a little … Read more
What an age we live in
Posted by Suzanne Kosakowski
Just got to use my new toy for the first time this morning! The therapist left this gadget that at a … Read more
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