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Aortic Regurgitation, Joined November 22, 2014

Aortic Regurgitation
Joined November 22, 2014

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    I am from: Carol Stream, Illinois
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    My surgery date is: December 10, 2014
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I am truly blessed! On December 10th, I walked up Dunn's River Falls in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Exactly 1 year before, I had open heart surgery (Below is the rest of my post).
Bob M  I am truly blessed! On December 10th, I walked up Dunn's River Falls in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Exactly 1 ... Read more
  What a wonderful way to celebrate!
Bob M  Laura, thank you heart sister!
Sophia Ridley  Fabulous! I'm looking forward to my anniversary already !
Cheryl Shute Walter  Congratations, Bob! Life is good! I can't wait for my one year anniversary (well, yes I can because I ... Read more
Elaine Foster  Congratulations Bob! So happy for you. Great way to celebrate. Wishing you continued good health a ... Read more
Bob M  Sophia, Cheryl and dear Elaine, thank you so much. I'm happy for Cheryl ... 4 weeks ops and feeling g ... Read more
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I am truly blessed! On December 10th, I walked up Dunn's River Falls in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Exactly 1 year before, I had open heart surgery (Below is the rest of my post).
Bob M  I am truly blessed! On December 10th, I walked up Dunn's River Falls in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Exactly 1 ... Read more
  What a wonderful way to celebrate!
Bob M  Laura, thank you heart sister!
Sophia Ridley  Fabulous! I'm looking forward to my anniversary already !
Cheryl Shute Walter  Congratations, Bob! Life is good! I can't wait for my one year anniversary (well, yes I can because I ... Read more
Elaine Foster  Congratulations Bob! So happy for you. Great way to celebrate. Wishing you continued good health a ... Read more
Bob M  Sophia, Cheryl and dear Elaine, thank you so much. I'm happy for Cheryl ... 4 weeks ops and feeling g ... Read more
There were some posts about blood pressure. Guess when I had my Aortic Valve replacement? My cardiologist loved this screen shot
Tammy Pilcher  Wow! Pretty cool, Bob! God bless you!
Bob M  Thank you, Tammy, heart sister. And God bless you too!
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There were some posts about blood pressure. Guess when I had my Aortic Valve replacement? My cardiologist loved this screen shot
Tammy Pilcher  Wow! Pretty cool, Bob! God bless you!
Bob M  Thank you, Tammy, heart sister. And God bless you too!
Day 4 after heart surgery. Wires removed from my chest and checking out from the hospital. It was an amazing journey. I am truly blessed. I pray for thanksgiving for all blessings that God has been bestowed upon me and my family. GOD BLESS AND RISE UP!
Adam Pick  Welcome to the Smiling Scar Selfie team Bob!!! Awesome picture! Thanks for sharing!
Bob M  Adam, thank you so much for building this community! I love it! It really helped me on the pre/post u ... Read more
  You look great. You have been through a lot, glad to see you are doing well.
Bob M  Christine, thank you. I love our community. It has been a wonderful journey for me
Ben Hyman  Nice scar Heart Brother!
Steven A Husted  WHAT A BEAUTIFUL SCAR GREAT TO SEE YOU IN RECOVERY WHAT A AWESOME GOD WE SERVE AMEN
Shirley Turner  Wishing you well for your recovery. Bob I have only just joined this wonderful community and I am fee ... Read more
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Day 4 after heart surgery. Wires removed from my chest and checking out from the hospital. It was an amazing journey. I am truly blessed. I pray for thanksgiving for all blessings that God has been bestowed upon me and my family. GOD BLESS AND RISE UP!
Adam Pick  Welcome to the Smiling Scar Selfie team Bob!!! Awesome picture! Thanks for sharing!
Bob M  Adam, thank you so much for building this community! I love it! It really helped me on the pre/post u ... Read more
  You look great. You have been through a lot, glad to see you are doing well.
Bob M  Christine, thank you. I love our community. It has been a wonderful journey for me
Ben Hyman  Nice scar Heart Brother!
Steven A Husted  WHAT A BEAUTIFUL SCAR GREAT TO SEE YOU IN RECOVERY WHAT A AWESOME GOD WE SERVE AMEN
Shirley Turner  Wishing you well for your recovery. Bob I have only just joined this wonderful community and I am fee ... Read more
Cardiac Rehab with my wife, my guardian angel, Kris, and Olaf, our little Maltese.
Tammy Pilcher  Great photo Bob, Kris, and Olaf! God bless! :-)
Bob M  Thank you! God bless to you too, heart sister Tammy!
Linda Hillman  Glad to see you to are doing good. A bike built for 2 sounds like fun Olaf is cute to and I like the ... Read more
Greg Milis  Nice photo rob. What does includes in Rehab program? Because here in Greece no one knows what it is a ... Read more
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Cardiac Rehab with my wife, my guardian angel, Kris, and Olaf, our little Maltese.
Tammy Pilcher  Great photo Bob, Kris, and Olaf! God bless! :-)
Bob M  Thank you! God bless to you too, heart sister Tammy!
Linda Hillman  Glad to see you to are doing good. A bike built for 2 sounds like fun Olaf is cute to and I like the ... Read more
Greg Milis  Nice photo rob. What does includes in Rehab program? Because here in Greece no one knows what it is a ... Read more
Old photo from day 1 after surgery in ICU (only day in ICU) with with my angel guardian wife Kris and Sherlock the therapy dog. Yes, in ICU. And yes, he's sleeping on my lap.
Penny Prichard  Love your service dog. Beautiful
Bob M  Actually, Sherlock the therapy dog is not my dog; Sherlock was provided from my hospital.
Kathy Letsos  I hope I get a visit from a therapy dog!
Bob M  Same city, different hospital. Loyola is a great hospital. I pray that your surgery and recovery will ... Read more
Ruth Reshad  I would SOOOO like a visit from a therapy dog. I would like to disguise my actual dog but he would ne ... Read more
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Old photo from day 1 after surgery in ICU (only day in ICU) with with my angel guardian wife Kris and Sherlock the therapy dog. Yes, in ICU. And yes, he's sleeping on my lap.
Penny Prichard  Love your service dog. Beautiful
Bob M  Actually, Sherlock the therapy dog is not my dog; Sherlock was provided from my hospital.
Kathy Letsos  I hope I get a visit from a therapy dog!
Bob M  Same city, different hospital. Loyola is a great hospital. I pray that your surgery and recovery will ... Read more
Ruth Reshad  I would SOOOO like a visit from a therapy dog. I would like to disguise my actual dog but he would ne ... Read more
Bob M  THANKSGIVING! I returned to my Hospital, Northwestern Medicine at Central DuPage Hospital. Above is t ... Read more
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Bob M  THANKSGIVING! I returned to my Hospital, Northwestern Medicine at Central DuPage Hospital. Above is t ... Read more
Bob M  THANKSGIVING part 2! Here is a photo of the giant, heart-shaped pretzel (cheese top version) from Gna ... Read more
Tammy Pilcher  Great idea, Bob! Looks delicious, too!
Ruth Valenzuela  That really is a good idea and now I'm hungry. lol
Bob M  Actually, we kept one for ourselves ...
Linda Crawford  How fun and how thoughtful😀
tina fluhrer  YUM! Delightful treat for them for sure!!!!!!!!! yummy
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Bob M  THANKSGIVING part 2! Here is a photo of the giant, heart-shaped pretzel (cheese top version) from Gna ... Read more
Tammy Pilcher  Great idea, Bob! Looks delicious, too!
Ruth Valenzuela  That really is a good idea and now I'm hungry. lol
Bob M  Actually, we kept one for ourselves ...
Linda Crawford  How fun and how thoughtful😀
tina fluhrer  YUM! Delightful treat for them for sure!!!!!!!!! yummy
Day 3 after my heart surgery. Tubes removed from my chest. Walking without assistance from a walker. 2 close friends from 45 years. Nice socks...
Joan Napier  Lookin good Bob! So great to have close friends there for support :)
Bob M  Joan, you are 100% correct. Close friends are priceless!
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Day 3 after my heart surgery. Tubes removed from my chest. Walking without assistance from a walker. 2 close friends from 45 years. Nice socks...
Joan Napier  Lookin good Bob! So great to have close friends there for support :)
Bob M  Joan, you are 100% correct. Close friends are priceless!
Day 2 after heart surgery. I was moved out of ICU and into a normal room. Still had tubes and wires coming out of my chest, but I walked 4 times in the hallway with the assistant from a walker.
tina fluhrer  YAY!!!!!!!!!!!
Doug Cooke  Wish you quick healing and a blessed future. doug
Bob M  Tina and Doug, thank you very much. God is good, always!
Joan Napier  Great pic! You have lots of reasons to smile :)
Al Soares  Looking good Bob!!!
Bob M  Joan and Al, thank you so much. It all went perfect!
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Day 2 after heart surgery. I was moved out of ICU and into a normal room. Still had tubes and wires coming out of my chest, but I walked 4 times in the hallway with the assistant from a walker.
tina fluhrer  YAY!!!!!!!!!!!
Doug Cooke  Wish you quick healing and a blessed future. doug
Bob M  Tina and Doug, thank you very much. God is good, always!
Joan Napier  Great pic! You have lots of reasons to smile :)
Al Soares  Looking good Bob!!!
Bob M  Joan and Al, thank you so much. It all went perfect!
The Day After. Whoever told me about the cherry Popsicle, it was absolutely AWESOME!
Tammy Pilcher  Looking good, Bob! Congratulations!
Joseph Ballett  Cheers glad to see you wide awake.
Joan Napier  Looking good, Bob. :)
D. Carol Moore  Glad that 'All is Well' with you. Many more blessings to you.
Ruth Valenzuela  You don't look like you just had heart surgery. God is good!
Bob M  Tammy, Joe, Joan, Carol and Ruth, thank you very much. It all went perfect!
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The Day After. Whoever told me about the cherry Popsicle, it was absolutely AWESOME!
Tammy Pilcher  Looking good, Bob! Congratulations!
Joseph Ballett  Cheers glad to see you wide awake.
Joan Napier  Looking good, Bob. :)
D. Carol Moore  Glad that 'All is Well' with you. Many more blessings to you.
Ruth Valenzuela  You don't look like you just had heart surgery. God is good!
Bob M  Tammy, Joe, Joan, Carol and Ruth, thank you very much. It all went perfect!
Bob, Kris and Minnie ... and before my surgery was scheduled, we booked a Disney cruise ... we leave on Saturday, November 30 to December 7.
Tammy Pilcher  Have fun on your cruise! Sounds like a great idea!
Bob M  Tammy, thank you very much. Another great idea from my guardian angel, my wife Kris
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Bob, Kris and Minnie ... and before my surgery was scheduled, we booked a Disney cruise ... we leave on Saturday, November 30 to December 7.
Tammy Pilcher  Have fun on your cruise! Sounds like a great idea!
Bob M  Tammy, thank you very much. Another great idea from my guardian angel, my wife Kris
Bob and Kris during the Autism Walk at St. James Farm
Kathryn Waymire  And I am certain I will walk the 500 mile Camino de Santiago. If you do this keep me updated. I read ... Read more
Bob M  Kathryn, you are correct. Shirley MacLaine authored a book entitled, The Camino: A Pilgrimage Of Cour ... Read more
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Bob and Kris during the Autism Walk at St. James Farm
Kathryn Waymire  And I am certain I will walk the 500 mile Camino de Santiago. If you do this keep me updated. I read ... Read more
Bob M  Kathryn, you are correct. Shirley MacLaine authored a book entitled, The Camino: A Pilgrimage Of Cour ... Read more