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I'm Back - One year and still chugging!


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  • I'm Back - One year and still chugging!

    Hi All,

    I guess you thought I had disappeared forever but I am still around. It has been one year since the surgery and life is incredible. I am still exercising 5 days per week and have lots of energy. Finding the right doctors, the right clinic, and the right people (all of you on this board) made all the difference in the world. Thanks to all.

    Around May through July, I was involved in a large work related project which took a lot of my time and I was visiting the forum less and less. After that we took a vacation to Yellowstone National Park and had a great time. Inclines and steps did not seem to be much of a problem.

    On December 8, I go back to CCF for my one year check-up. I am looking forward to a good report. Will report the results.

    Cleveland Myectomy Crew
    Member since November 2002

    \"Chance favors the prepared mind!\"

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    Re: I'm Back - One year and still chugging!

    Bob, I've been wondering about you. It's great to hear how well you are doing. Good luck with the checkup, keep us posted, Linda


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      Re: I'm Back - One year and still chugging!

      Good to hear from you! I am thrilled to hear you are feeling well.

      There is a post from a newbie re myectomy and travel - take a peek - I am sure you can provide some information.

      Big hug (to the big guy)
      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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