I took this picture to model a bracelet and necklace beads that I made to sell in my Etsy store. And at first I was going to Photoshop out my scar… But I'm not going to hide who I am. This is me. :)
Trying to get used to this scar.
So this is the fourth day in a row that my blood pressure has been normal and my resting pulse has been normal. During my hospital stay and up until about five days ago I still had very low blood pressure and a very high pulse. My cardiologist switched m
Back to the grind. Gotta work, need income. Substitute teaching. No lifting and sitting as needed.
2 weeks post op
sternumotomy scar 1 week post op
Itchy itchy itchy!!!! So itchy it woke me up in my sleep. Argh
My husbands lig during surgery
I got to see my incision it looks like it's healing great. There is no stitches so the scar is just going to be a line
It's puffy on top almost like I have a triangle ravioli under my skin and they said that's normal and it'll go down
Borrowed my daughters sleeping mask for icu
Day 1 after surgery.
What a difference a day makes. My last tube came out this morning and it doesn't hurt to breathe anymore because of it. Feeling so much better. I'm going to the cardiac step down unit today leaving Icu. I have a little bit of phlegm in my chest that I've
Two of three chest tubes out. Catheter out. Pic line out. Really very uncomfortable to breathe. Walked around unit w/ therapist.
Day after surgery
Surgery in a bit.
TEE severe Regurgitation
This was my TEE from last month showing Severe Regurgitation through the middle. My surgeon said that because the jet was going straight up through the middle, that it is most likely that my valves aren't reaching each other due
Myself, my daughter and my son. (my son and I both have Marfan Syndrome.)