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  • #16
    Re: Big Fat Wuss Boy

    I second what everyone else has said. This past year has not been too good for me. Let's see in the last year I've had my gallbladder removed, DVT's due to the gall badder removal, a port implanted, a port removed because it failed to heal, diagnosis of Crohn's disease which really stinks, and a horrible battle with pneumonia. And several admits due to CHF. There was a while when I just wanted to give everything up. But my friends here and at home helped me to pull through it.

    My biggest problem is that I drive myself to hard! I hit a brick wall and pay for it. It kills me just sitting around the house resting when I can be more productive with my time!

    Let's just say after my little ordeal this week I am not looking forward to calling Dr. Maron on Monday. Lisa told him already what I was doing and I am sure I will hear about it. And I deserve every bit of it!

    mary s.

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    • #17
      Re: Big Fat Wuss Boy

      Now dont make it sound like I did anything behind your back...I was in the car with you!
      You need to learn your limits, as do we all. Sometimes our limits may change and we need to make adjustments in our lives. I have learned this all too well myself over the years. Changes do not come in big things - they are normally the little ones and we all must pay attention to them...or they will jump up and let us know they are there.

      You will do fine, you will learn to pace yourself because YOU know that you have a great deal to offer the world and must be healthy to do it.

      Be well,
      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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      • #18
        Re: Big Fat Wuss Boy

        Lisa,

        YOU ARE ABSOLUTLY RIGHT! I am learning slowly but surely!

        Mary

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