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  • I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

    Last night my niece Jen gave birth to not one but two beautiful little girls - I am the very proud great aunt of Ella Lin and Brooke Ann Tomasini! Congratulations to Jen and Aaron they have their work cut out... but these little cuties are well worth the work!
    Proud Great Aunt 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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    How delightful! I am happy for you.

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

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      Re: I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

      Congrats to all!
      Daughter of Father with HCM
      Diagnosed with HCM 1999.
      Full term pregnancy - Son born 11/01
      ICD implanted 2/03; generator replaced 2/2005 and 2/2012
      Myectomy 8/11/06 - Joe Dearani - Mayo Clinic.

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        Re: I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

        Congratulations to all.
        Midge

        Diagnosed in 1977, Myectomy in 1981 @ Mayo Rochester
        ICD&Pacemaker 1996
        Heart transplant March 19, 2004 @ Mayo Rochester
        Mom of Kaye.

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          Re: I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

          Congratulations Lisa!!!!!!!!!!!

          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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            Re: I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

            Congratulations to all! I hope everyone is ok, and I hope they are able to get them "on a schedule" so that they can get some sleep! Oh, the sleep deprivation.....that first year is kind of a blur.....
            Thanks for sharing. We're smiling for you all.
            Theresa
            Philippians 4:4-9; Wife, & 39 yo Mom to 9 year old son and 6 year old son/daughter twins; Diagnosed with HoCM 1999; Cleveland Clinic Myectomy and ICD, January 2006.

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            • #7
              Re: I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

              Congrats to all!! Lisa, you will be a great aunt to those beautiful girls.




              Donna - 17yr old son dx'd with HCM in March 2008 - No family history.

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                Re: I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

                Oh so wonderful are they a little early? Such beautiful names too! We will be waiting for pictures! Congrats to all ! You are sort of like a grandma now right? Same level of kinship! Well you are young and that's perfect... more youth to enjoy these beautiful little gifts..

                SOOO happy for you... I lovvvvvee babies!

                Pam
                Dx @ 47 with HOCM & HF:11/00
                Guidant ICD:Mar.01, Recalled/replaced:6/05 w/ Medtronic device
                Lead failure,replaced 12/06.
                SF lead recall:07,extracted leads and new device 2012
                [email protected] Tufts, Boston:10/5/03; age 50. ( [email protected] 240 mmHg ++)
                Paroxysmal A-Fib: 06-07,2010 controlled w/sotalol dosing
                Genetic mutation 4/09, mother(d), brother, son, gene+
                Mother of 3, grandma of 3:Tim,27,Sarah,33w/6 y/o old Sophia, 5 y/o Jack, Laura 34, w/ 5 y/o old Benjamin

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                • #9
                  Re: I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

                  Congratulations!

                  Doubtless you're an Outstanding Aunt.

                  Gordon
                  Myectomy on Feb. 5, 2007.

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                    Re: I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

                    Congrats & spoil them rotten!
                    Marc
                    Diagnosed @ 48
                    Saw Dr. Michael Debakey @ age 5 - "He's fine, just a little noisy"
                    Father to 3 boys 22, 25, 29 (all currently clear - pending genetics)
                    AICD - Valentines Day '08, Spark Plug replaced 11/14
                    After much research, I had a Myectomy @ Mayo for my 50th Birthday '08
                    Quietly going insane . . .

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                      Re: I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

                      Congratulations!
                      Esther

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                      • #12
                        Re: I'm a Great Aunt.. no really I mean it!

                        Beautiful! Congratulations.
                        Reenie

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                        Husband has HCM.
                        3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

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