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Aortic Stenosis – It’s Done. I’m Back Home. I am Recovering.

It is hard to believe that the surgery was four weeks ago. Sometimes it feels like yesterday, other times it feels like it’s been months. Some days are good, others are not. 1,324 more words

Featherbed rattles the beat

But wow, it was worth it. The trip across the lagoon to the start, the sunrise over Thesen’s, the views from just about everywhere. The start takes you up a steep hill and down again, through a restaurant and then onto possibly the prettiest path I’ve ever seen along the western head. 151 more words

Almost a Milestone

This week has really been something.  I have been getting back into my routine, slowly.  Having to learn to listen to my body is important. I have done some exercises, mainly strength training and a bit of cardio.   774 more words

Inspirational

Staring Into the Reaper's Face

It’s funny how staring into the face of death really gets the ball rolling. A ball that you thought was stuck in a rut was really just stuck because you have your stubborn foot on top of it. 1,437 more words

Inspirational

More AFIB action; tired and drained

I had experienced a pretty solid week, two weeks back. Some relatively speedy runs in the heat, no symptoms during the runs, and then I went on a 2-day camping trip. 565 more words

Health And Fitness

Aortic Stenosis – Let’s get this thing done.

One week after my cancelled surgery I finally got the call giving me a new surgery date, June 14th in the afternoon. Same time, same place. 396 more words

Aortic Stenosis -Should he come with me to the pre-op appointment or not?

They said the appointment would last for 2 ½ hours. What on earth would they talk to us about in all that time?  My appointment was for 8am, pretty early for both of us. 720 more words