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  • Eleven mile hike---

    Yes, fellow HCM'ers, I completed an 11 mile hike yesterday. It took me about 5 hours, and at times I was making such slow progress that other hikers were concerned about me, but I did see my favorite preserved lake again, which I never expected to see again in my life.

    This lake is here in Ulster County, NY. It is protected and no motorized vechicles are allowed, so anyone wishing to see it must walk 3 miles in and 3miles out. Add to that the 5 miles to walk around this saphire jewel carved out of the rocky mountain top and you have it--11 miles!

    It has been 14 months since my ablation, and I am more and more pleased with the results. Yes, my feet do hurt today, but it's a good kind of soreness!

    Cheers!

    Caroline Paulson

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    Glad to hear you are feeling so well! I hope you took pictures!

    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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      I bet that was a hike of a lifetime!

      Reenie
      Reenie

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

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        Definitely a "WHEN PIGS FLY" sort of a hike-----

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          WOW! Sounds wonderful! It makes me dream of hiking again someday. Thanks for the inspiration!
          Rhoda

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            CONGRATULATIONS...Those are the kind of things that make life worth living...


            Tigger1
            " Real Courage Is Being Scared To Death But Saddling-Up Anyway "

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              Re: Eleven mile hike---

              Good for you! Linda

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