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  • Kat, Thanks for the response. Yes, I recently started cardiac rehab. I was resistant initially because I thought it would be too basic for me. However, my wife kept pushing for me to make an appointment. I now look forward to it. I actually saw your ...

  • Larry, Thank you for the best wishes and the response. I know it's scary, but it will get better. I started therapy recently. It has really helped. I recommend it, especially if you are open to it. Merceda ------------------------------ MERCEDA PERRY ...

  • Thanks for this. I keep feeling like I'm the only one. When I was in the hospital, the floor was full of many much older than me. I will definitely be in touch if I'm in Saint Simons. I'm in Smyrna, GA. So, if you make your way to Atlanta, please let ...

  • Thank you so much for this. I really needed to hear it at this time. I started rehab/therapy last week. I definitely see where it will be beneficial. It is difficult having to depend on others, but I know it is critical to my recovery. The dietary changes ...

  • Hi Merceda, Thank you for sharing your story. After having had open heart surgery in August of 2021 I was enrolled into a cardiac rehab program by my cardiologist. At first I viewed the program as a very basic way to rebuild my strength and endurance. ...