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    Hi, I am home and have a new ICD. I got a new one because of the recall. All went well and I was out of the hospital 5 1/2 hours.

    My Doc. gave me a note for 20 days off work. I have a lot of lifting to do, things like 50 lb bags of dog food. I have over 200 hours of sick time that I can use. I hope to get a lot of rest and then get my flowers planted out side. Now that it is safe to put them outside and not have them freeze at night.

    Thank you for all the good thoughts and well wishes.
    Donna B. HCM & ICD. 2 sons with HCM. Brother passed away from HCM at the age of 39. Mother has HCM.

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    Donna, Thanks for the update. Sounds like things are going well for you. Best wishes for a speedy and uncomplicated recovery. Take it slow with the flowers, they'll wait for you! Linda


    • #3

      Glad to hear things went so well for you. Enjoy your time resting and healing.

      God Squad co-moderator
      Nothing is as gentle as strength and nothing is as strong as gentleness


      • #4
        wow, you must have done great! Only 5 hours and out! Take care during your recovery.

        best wishes,
        Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
        YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

        Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
        lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
        Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
        Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
        Currently not obstructed
        Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)


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