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  • One Year Anniversary

    To Everyone:

    I just had my 1 year anniversary of my Myectomy and modified Maze procedure at CCF on 11/14/03. Overall the symptons (SOB,etc) I had pre-surgery are gone except for occassional A-Fib episodes which we is being treated via a change in Meds. Yesterday I was on hike with the my sons cub scout pack that made me thank God for having the opportunity/ability to do without being out of breath. I still do my cardiovascular excercise at least 3-4 days a weeks which I use to enjoy pre-HOCM symptons. I know I have not contributed any input to new members based on my experience but I can't thank all of you for your support during my trying times. I will keep in touch. Happy & Healthy Thanksgiving to all.

    Howie Mirchin

    PS: Lisa don't forget to send me the inof on next years golf outing.

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    Thanks for the information. It's reports like this that give us all hope. Keep up the exercise and enjoy every minute of it. Sue

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      I would not forget that Howard!
      I am glad you are doing well and I hope you really had a nice time with your son!!!
      I was going to check in with you soon, it is funny you posted! Will you be reachable on Tuesday?

      Lisa
      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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