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  • My doctor told me “6 months to a year“ before I felt normal in my “New self”. However, My surgical situation was very different than most people. We all expect to jump right back into ourselves. We meet people who had a stints and are back to works ...

  • Hi Karin, Welcome! I'm so happy you found this group. I received SO MUCH support from everyone on here during my recovery. Your story sounds very similar to mine. March 2019 I was feeling small, sharp pains in my chest, I went to the ER and was told ...

  • Marilyn, An ideal summary for post surgery recovery. Be patient, follow your doctor's suggestions on exercise and continue a healthy long term recovery Victor Fabry ------------------------------ Victor Fabry, Founder Healed Hearts of New Jersey ...

  • Dear Karin Congratulations for such a successful out come for a frightening event. Check with your doctor ; recovery from heart event and surgery takes more time than 5 days. Please be careful to not overdo. Your body needs a lots of rest. Let friends ...

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  • " One area where I feel the hospital, doctors and nurses failed me was by not preparing me for the psychological after-effects that come with open heart surgery" oh my gosh right??? It all happened so fast for me. In February I noticed a pain in my ...

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