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  • #16
    Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

    This may be "the big guys" way of telling you to SLOW DOWN - Please rest & let others serve you for once! Hoping you mend fast & aren't in too much pain.
    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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    • #17
      Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

      My Dear Lisa,
      I am SO SO SO sorry that this happened to you. You are always running non-stop and everyone is always saying slow down take some time off...I guess you have no chose but to sit still now. I just hope that they are able to something for you when it comes to the pain. I know how it is to be in pain and not be able to get it under control...myectomy with tylenol for pain afterwards because I am allergic to the "good" meds. I just hope that you are not as itchy in your cast as my father was in his...he was seeking out cloths hangers by the end of the first week.

      Hang low for a while we will understand.


      Lots of prayers and hugs for you....
      Nikki
      ------
      "I will live each day with the love and help of my family and friends."

      Diagnosed w/ HOCM Feb. '05, ICD April '05, Myectomy Dec. 13th, 2005 at NEMC
      Wire fractured, ICD and wire replced on 10/17/2008.
      Adopted in 1979, no medical history passed on other than born with a murmur and leaky valve.
      Married 9 years to the greatest husband that a woman could want.
      Mother to a wonderful 9 year old boy. So far he is negative for signs of HCM.

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      • #18
        Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

        Oh Lisa,
        Wow. Hang in there! Someday, this will be a crazy story to re-tell, and one that Dr. Maron and Kelly can harass you about. Until then, I'm hoping the pain subsides and the recovery is uncomplicated. Keep us updated when you can.
        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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        • #19
          Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

          Lisa

          I hope your pain is better today and you are up and about on your crutches hang in there

          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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          • #20
            Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

            Oh brother. Don't tell me you were trying to walk and chew gum at the same again!

            ( what are big brothers for , if not to be smartasses?)
            Lisa\'s favorite (and smarter) big brother.

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            • #21
              Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

              Lisa
              Holy crap, girl ! CBS eh ? I heard Katie Couric trips people. Im just saying !
              Sorry you are in pain. As usual, you were helping all of us.
              Try not to "go out on a limb" for us for a while !!
              rest well
              peace
              Mariab

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              • #22
                Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

                Lisa -

                So sorry to hear of all your troubles and pain. Eileen and I wish you a speedy rehabilitation.

                Don't plan on climbing those stairs to "The Office" (HCMA version, not BBC or NBC) anytime soon.

                Remember how we told you Paul worked from our place last summer after his life-saving cardiac surgery you helped arrange? I'm sure with the support network you have in your family, Kelly & Bill (to name a few in the neighborhood), you can move your office a bit further up Green Pond Road and we will hardly notice the difference -- except hopefully, like Paul, you will get needed rest between the calls and postings and finish a complete rehabilitation.

                Take care,

                Dick

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                • #23
                  Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

                  OM Goodness Lisa,
                  I hope the pain subsides and you feel better!!!
                  Sara
                  ***************************************
                  son, Ben, age 11, diagnosed with HCM 02/2007

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                  • #24
                    Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

                    Lisa I am so so so sorry for your accident. I can only imagine how painful that has to be. Take care of yourself and I'll pray that it will heal great and you will have no problems after. I appreciate you and all that you do! Janet
                    My son James, Age 18, diagnosed in January, 05. AICD - 4/5/05 at Tufts NEMC. Myectomy -1/25/06 at NEMC. Currently having heart failure issues. James' father and uncle both have HCM and AICDs. James dad, Carlton, had Myectomy at Cleveland on 4/10/06. James Medtronic recalled lead fractured 5/26/11. Had Biventricular Cardiac Resynchronization AICD put in on 6/3/11 Emory Midtown.

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                    • #25
                      Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

                      Well here I am one week out and still in pain... I am hopeful that the pain part of this little experience is almost over....I have set up the HCMA office on my sofa and begun to return calls today - if you have left a message for me I am really trying my best to get back to everyone by the end of the week.

                      thanks for all the good wishes,
                      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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                      • #26
                        Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

                        Wow Lisa! Looks like your taking a page out of my book! Joint/leg injuries take forever to heal (not being negative but!). When I decided to get off my motorcycle without the kickstand stand down I got my right ankle/leg caught under the left side of the bike. It happened on Good Friday (didn't know what was soo good about it) and was on crutches for six weeks and two months of torture uhm physical therapy. I didn't break anything but the doc said I would have been better off.

                        Sooo, in this long winded story TAKE TIME OFF! If you don't it will heal more slowly and have future problems. I don't know how many times you gave me grief about slowing down but now is your turn.

                        Mary S.

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                        • #27
                          Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

                          Mary - thanks - good to hear from you. 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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                          • #28
                            Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

                            Hi Lisa,

                            I'm sorry to hear of your broken leg. Many prayers of healing going out to you.


                            Hundred Hugs,
                            Eve
                            49 yrs. old
                            Diagnosed at 31.
                            Cardiac Arrest 2003, RF Ablation in AZ, no positive result -
                            First ICD 2003 - In 2006 lead went bad, abandoned lead, threaded new one & new generator
                            Myectomy 5-5-05 at The Cleveland Clinic - Dr. Lever & Dr. Smedira -heart surgeon.
                            Currently have Grade 2 Diastolic Dysfunction with pulmonary hypertension & pulmonary edema.
                            My brother passed away suddenly at 34 yrs old from HCM.
                            2 teenage children, ages 17 and 15.

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                            • #29
                              Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

                              Lisa,

                              Are you sure you should be heading back to work soooo soon! I'm worried. Are you driving? You need to stay off that leg! Trust me. I don't think I would have been on crutches for six weeks if I would have listened and not pushed myself back so soon. Keep doing the work from the couch if you gotta but you are vunerable. God forbid you get into a car accident if you are driving and can't stop fast enough. Almost, happened to me during my stubborness of trying to drive too early!

                              Please, I'm begging you take it easy!

                              Mary

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                              • #30
                                Re: Lisa and The Old Saying "Break a Leg"

                                The office is around the block from my home... and my mom, Kelly or others have been driving me - Trust me... I needed to get out of the house!!!!!!!!!! Boy I give you post myectomy people credit for saying close to home for so long - I had cabin fever within 2 weeks! Heck then I had a REAL fever ;-0

                                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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