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  • Peter,  I was in the same boat about 2 or 3 months after surgery.  I'm 73 and was active too.  You'll get through this.  It takes some patience and time.  Post-op depression is fairly normal.  Take it one day at a time. Bill ​ ------------------------------ ...

  • In March, most of the world shut down due to Coronavirus. On April 23rd, my mother died suddenly at the age of 73.   On May 22, I had a massive heart attack.  100% blockage of my LAD (widowmaker). I had an emergency catheterization that day, took ...

  • Hello Peter, David, Ira, and anyone else willing to take the time to read this. I too had some depression post-op. I also have PTSD from my time in the service. I also have Arthritis, some Emphysema, CABG X 4, Pacemaker, allergies, etc., etc. Like ...

  • Peter, Let me assure you,we all feel at some point what your experiencing. Im 7 months post Cabg and still having the breathing issues and sometimes wonder if I will ever get better. Woke up this morning after bad day yesterday and walked and feel great. ...

  • ​Donald, You're entitled to your opinion but, personally, I didn't mind David's use of a couple of four letter words at the end of his post.  I didn't find it offensive at all, particularly in the context of David's very positive and supportive message.  ...