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    I got my AICD replaced on March 21st and I was so tired that first week. I felt light headed when I'd get up and was starting to get worried. On the Sun 6 days after my surgery I got up and tried to go to the mall, but I couldn't stay because I was dizzy and tired. So, I went home and went to bed. I was worried because the next day I had to go back to work ( I teach 5th grade.... ) I got up Monday morning and went to school and have felt great ever since! I go this Monday for a check up and to interrogate my new device. I'm not worried about the appt though because I've felt great! So, that's just a little update on me! Hope everyone is doing good! Only 5 wks. to summer!!! Yeah!

    Heather - 32, non obstructive HCM
    Heather, 43, non-obstructive HCM, dx'd at age 14, AICD implanted 11-02, PVAI ablation done for a-fib and a-flutter 5-2010. 2nd PVAI done for a-flutter and a-tach 3-2014. 3rd PVAI for a-flutter June 2015, dr forgot to reset ICD settings and I went into vt and almost died, July 2015, July 2015-started tx work up, October 2015, put on list in Dallas and tx'd on November 14, 2015.

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    heather glad you are feeling better, and yes it is almost summer break for the kids and i keep my grandkids for the summer, but i have a pool and they live in that pool

    Shirley
    Diagnosed 2003
    Myectomy 2-23-2004
    Husband: Ken
    Son: John diagnosed 2004
    Daughter: Janet (free of HCM)

    Grandchildren: Drew 15,Aaron 13,Karen 9,Connor 9

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      Heather,

      Glad to hear you're doing well. Surgery can take a lot out of you, and be more of a recovery than you think, sometimes, huh?

      I hope your days get better and better!

      Debbie

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