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  • Vacation

    Well folks, tomorrow I leave for the vacation I've been waiting four years for. I will be going to upper Saskatchewan in Canada. I will be spending a week in the cold woods, hiking and hunting.

    Last May before my surgery I asked the dr if I would be able to take this trip. Once he gave me the ok I agreed to having the surgery. I was willing to put it off till I got back from my trip. That is when my wife was going to kill me then DIVORCE me.

    This proves my point that if you always stay positive things will work out for you. That and alot of prayers up to the BIG GUY.

    See ya in about a week...

    " Real courage is being scared to death, but saddling-up anyway "
    " Real Courage Is Being Scared To Death But Saddling-Up Anyway "

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    Re: Vacation

    Hope you have a great time!


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


    • #3
      Re: Vacation

      What a GREAT way to Celebrate your improved Health! Have a wonderful time & stay warm.


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        Re: Vacation



        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


        • #5
          Re: Vacation

          Tigger, good luck and have fun, bring your snow shoes, they've already had a good snow there.
          Every great thing that has ever happened since the beginning of time has started as a single thought in someones mind.
          So if you are capable of thought then you are capable of great things
          Good luck and stay well.


          • #6
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            I made it back from my trip to Saskatchewan, Canada A O.K. What a place to see. The country is beautiful, COLD but beautiful. Saw more wildlife than I could count. The best part is I had no physical problems at all. Going through customs was no fun, but that is their job.

            Happy Thanksgiving to all and it's great to be back...

            "Real courage is being scared to death...but saddling-up anyway"
            " Real Courage Is Being Scared To Death But Saddling-Up Anyway "


            • #7
              Re: Vacation

              Congratulations I am happy to hear you had a great trip. I am sure that the wildlife was amazing!
              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)


              • #8
                Re: Vacation

                What a great time I envision you having had. So glad you were able to do this trip. Welcome back.

                Dx @ 47 with HOCM & HF:11/00
                Guidant ICD:Mar.01, Recalled/replaced:6/05 w/ Medtronic device
                Lead failure,replaced 12/06.
                SF lead recall:07,extracted leads and new device 2012
                [email protected] Tufts, Boston:10/5/03; age 50. ( [email protected] 240 mmHg ++)
                Paroxysmal A-Fib: 06-07,2010 controlled w/sotalol dosing
                Genetic mutation 4/09, mother(d), brother, son, gene+
                Mother of 3, grandma of 3:Tim,27,Sarah,33w/6 y/o old Sophia, 5 y/o Jack, Laura 34, w/ 5 y/o old Benjamin


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