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Jamie;Your progress sounds fantastic!! I'm really proud of you and all of your work. I know it's hard to pace yourself but don't go too fast. Keep up the great work and I'll still be praying for you and thinking of you.Take care,Rick Parks
Thanks for the update, a little late reading, but know we pray for you each day. so glad things are going so well. Keep up the good job!!!!!!!!Dorothy
I'm so glad to hear that you are continuing to do well! Keep up the good work!Jamie McGuire
Hi Jamie,That's great you are doing so good, sure glad to hear that. The rehab will make you stronger all the time. It is so nice that chapter in your life is history and you are like a new person, now. Are you planning a nice long vacation this summer? You deserve it, I know you have been through a rough ordeal and it's time to relax and enjoy life again. I know it hasn't been easy, but with God's help, your loving family and friends and your strong willpower, you have made it through. Keep up the good work. Ray and I send our love to you and your family.God Bless,Shirlene
Congratulations Jamie !!That is absolutely fantastic news!!! You are so blessed and strong. With God, family and friends you've completed 1 chapter and started a new, healthier, and heart-filled (sorry, I couldn't resist) chapter in your life. I'm proud of you...and of all of your family and friends.In other news, no I didn't know Ellen Carpenter lives in Texas. Actually, I haven't heard from her since graduation. Is she on facebook? I'd love to catch up with her. That is one thing I've really liked about fb, catching up with friends and classmates.Thank you for keeping us updated on every step of your journey. I look forward to some day giving you a big hug but in the mean time, xoxox.Love you dear, wonderful friend,Rick
Yes I know the feeling !!!!It is sometimes overwhelming to know that you have made it this far without any serious complications. It just makes you get on your knees and be thankful to God.I am so happy to hear all the good news!!It is such an amazing journey we have experienced. My surgeon only sees patients in the office on Wedensdays....... Every Tuesday night I think that someone will go into his office the next day and hear the news that they need surgery. It makes me stop and remember all we have been through...and how blessed we are to have been able to get this far!GOD BLESSJOHN MADONNALAS VEGAS NV
Jamie,So happy for you, really glad you are doing so good. I didn't have a doubt but what you would do good, but it is really nice to hear from the Doctor's that everything is looking so good. You are going to feel like a new woman and can really enjoy your summer. Prayers will continue to be with you.Love, Shirlene and Ray
So happy for you Jamie!! Wonderful news. Continued prayers and recovery wishes sent your way. Janis Kielbasa
JamieI am feeling really good these day's...I'm just about 4 months post surgery and I'm really feeling like my old self...I think I pretty much have most of my stamina back and the sternum pressure is pretty much gone....Thanks for asking!!Jamie McGuire
Yay! Jamie! Great results for a GREAT lady. I considered Dr. Baldwin in Houston for my surgery, but it would have been an issue for insurance. He is a highly regarded surgeon. I am pretty sure that I will do cardiac rehab regardless of what the doctor says, I'm sure my doctors here would order it for me. I am looking at this surgery as another chance to start a new chapter, get out more and in better shape. Rehab can't be bad for you and I feel like it will help "ease my fear" of tearing something up, lol.Keep up the good work, please do keep me in your prayers and thank you for all of your sweet encouragement.Love,Linda D.
Jamie, two great reports this week. Keep up the great work. Prayers are working also. Enjoy your visit with Judy and Karyn. We will make a date after you returnBlessings,Dorothy
I'm so happy for you!!Jamie McGuire
God is so Good! Thanks for sharing your Joy!Janet
Hi Jamie, Congrads on your wonderful checkup today ! You looked so great on Sunday Icould tell you are really taking care of yourself ! You have a beautiful "glow" about you now. Way to Go !! Love, Maggie
So happy for you Jamie....ain't it great?! Enjoy the springtime!JH Mattingly
Such great news Jamie. You sound so releived and you should be. I am so happy for you. I have my first post surgery echo next week. I hope my results are as good as yours.So, are you going to work harder at rehab now?-Mitch Friedman
Fantastic news! We are so happy for you, Bob & family! Love, Kevin & Kate
Dear Jamie,You have been in my thoughts and prayers through this whole thing and I am overjoyed to hear of your great news! May your heart continue to heal and you get stronger with every day!Much love :)Holly (Gay) Reynolds
Jamie. Congrats on all your achievements ! Right behind you. Feels great.Thx for all your support. Glad to be there for you Enjoy !! Nancy friedman st Louis. 4 weeks Thursday !
Amazing update Jamie. I am so happy to hear you continue to do really, really well in your recovery. Cardiac Rehab is really working for you. I am still deciding if I will go to rehab. My cardiologist seems to think it is a waste of time for me, but everyone keeps saying how good it is. I am thinking I will go and see what happens. Worst case I become a cardiac rehab drop out, I doubt I will be the first. Uh oh, will the cardiac rehab police come after me?????Keep up the good work, great to see your progress.All the best,-Mitch Friedman
Jamie, I somehow missed your post yesterday, but happy anniversary sweet lady! So happy you are doing so well and enjoying rehab. I know how you feel about "trusting your heart". I have been told to "not overdo" for so long now, I too will be a little anxious following surgery. I plan to do rehab also. I leave for Cleveland Thursday and will have my surgery on Tuesday the 13th, so please keep me in your prayers.Hugs your way,Linda Dixon
Hi Jamie,So glad you are doing so good, just keep doing what you are doing. I went with Ray to rehab and it is real nice to be monitored while you are exercising. The classes are informative, too. It is really hard to eat what you are supposed to eat when you have diabetes and heart trouble, both. Ray says, if it is something good, he isn't supposed to have it. That''s wonderful you have lost weight. I sure would like to loose a few pounds, but I don't seem to have the will power that I once had.Thanks for the update, we like hearing from you, keep up the good work.Love, Shirlene and Ray
JamieI am so glad you are doing so well...Good luck with your appointment this week!!Jamie McGuire
Jamie .... You go girl! That makes me SMILE really big! You are such an inspiration and a blessing, thanks for sharing your progress and journey with us.Hugs,Janet
Congratulations Jamie!!It is fantastic that you've hit your 2 month anniversary and doing so well! That is fantastic, but I expected no less. Keep up the great work and progress and know you're in our thoughts and prayers.Love ya,Rick Parks
Good morning, JamieI am so happy to hear of the great results you are having from the rehab, way to go. Yes indeed we pray for you daily and will continue. We will get together after our trip to England this week end. We will return on March 17th. If it works for you March 24th would be good for us. I will bring the lemon pie. Keep up the the good work and remember you are in our prayers. Blessings, Dorothy
Hi Jamie,Sounds like you are doing very well. I really found the rehab program helpful for me, both the exercise portion and the class portion, which was very informative.Knowing that the nurses were monitoring me while I exercised made me feel much more comfortable during the exercises.I hope you get great results during your checkups, and congratulations on losing the weight.John Lund
Jamie,Congrats on the 2-month anniversary of the successful surgery. Great to hear that your rehab is going so well. You're clearly doing all the right things. Take care- Jim Smith
JamieYour update is great.I am so glad you are feeling so strong and positive.God BlessJohn MadonnaLas Vegas NV
Jamie, you're update is so fantastic!!!! I'm proud of you and your progress. Listen to your body!!!! It will tell you when too much is too much, but try not go that far. You're wonderful, as a person and a friend. I look forward to hearing more about your progress. God bless you and your wonderful family. Love you, Rick Parks.
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