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Happy Birthday Cynthia!


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JillC RN for over 40 years, MS degree in Respiratory Nursing, Worked surgical open-heart ICU for 18 years in Chicago.. After years of symptoms finally diagnosed with HOCM in 2006. I retired from nursing 2012 due to HCM and had septal myectomy at Local hospital 2013, Redo myectomy Mayo Clinic 2014. Now doing well. Find out more about JillC
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  • Happy Birthday Cynthia!

    Happy Birthday and thanks for everything you have done for the HCMA community.....Being Chairwoman of the Board of HCMA is not always an easy task... But you have the heart and the brains to carry it off with style!
    Hope you are having a grand celebration.....50 is the new 30
    After years of symptoms:
    Officially Diagnosed HOCM 2006
    Myectomy 3/11/13 at non-COE
    Extended Myectomy 7/23/14
    At Mayo with Dr. Joseph Dearani

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    Re: Happy Birthday Cynthia!

    Happy Birthday, Cyn. Enjoy the next 10 years 'cause 60 is the new 40.
    Onward and Upward !

    Diagnosed 4/07 HCM with fixed & dynamic obstruction
    Myectomy with resected cordonae tendonae 4/08 CCF
    ICD 10/08


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      Re: Happy Birthday Cynthia!

      Happy birthday, Cyn!

      Myectomy on Feb. 5, 2007.


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        Re: Happy Birthday Cynthia!

        Yes indeed a joyous birthday wish


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          Re: Happy Birthday Cynthia!

          Thank you all. As I posted on my Facebook status, I am not sure whether I feel 90 or 16, but in any event, I am glad to still be here at all, and I so greatly appreciate what you all have added to my life.

          So far, 50 is involving a bit of a hangover from 1 drink and almost 3 lbs. gained from all of the salty New Orleans food we ate last night to celebrate. Today, its diuretics and low sodium for me!

          Thanks again!

          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: Happy Birthday Cynthia!

            They have big drinks in the big easy


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              Re: Happy Birthday Cynthia!

              Have a great day!!!



              • #8
                Re: Happy Birthday Cynthia!

                Here's to a 1/2 century well-lived! Happy B-day!
                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 . . .