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Grateful with all my heart

It’s been a rough 10 days, friends. On July 9 my husband Esteban woke up with shortness of breath and a tight chest. In a scene that was eerily reminiscent of… 435 more words


When Is Coronary Angioplasty Necessary?

From the everyday Health website

Coronary arteries supply blood, nutrients, and oxygen to your heart so it can function properly. If the substance known as plaque builds up along these arteries, they become narrow and hardened, restricting blood flow. 6 more words

Health & Safety

Team Kelly (Originally posted 3/10/15)

It was early morning on the 10th of February when we learned that, indeed, I had had a mild heart attack and that I needed to have an angiogram to assess the damage.   729 more words


Thank You, My Son (Originally posted 3/7/15)

I didn’t get to enter the hospital with sirens blaring and lights flashing, but my new lime gree and orange “happy glasses” kept catching people’s attention, allowing for some interesting conversations as staff whisked me through the halls and then got me settled in my room.   1,055 more words


Coronary Angiogram and Angioplasty (Originally posted 3/12/15)

A coronary angiogram is a special X-ray test done to find out if your coronary arteries are blocked or narrowed, where they are blocked and how much they are blocked.   538 more words


Peripheral Arterial Hall of Shame - Case #4

This is another installment of the Peripheral Arterial Disease Hall of Shame. You may be getting tired of these cases, but since I see at least one a month, I think I will just keep adding to the Hall of Shame. 186 more words

What Is It Woundsday


“#number 007” kayti sweetland rasmussen

Wouldn’t you know it? I thought the leg surgery last year was the cat’s meow, and would enable me to reengage in all sorts of former activities. 858 more words