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  • Pretty different scenarios then, yours and mine.  Glad they were able to get you patched up and you're doing so well! ------------------------------ Anne Birdsong Occupational Therapist Rural ------------------------------

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    RE: 11 months post op

    Hi Anne,   sure thing, so because of my condition the flesh of the septal wall had actually over grown into the chamber of the heart which was restricting blood circulation.  my symptoms were shortness of breath and lightheadedness along with a few ...

  • Rachel, I have survived two aneurysm surgeries over the past 13 years and understand the difficulty some patients have in their recovery. Your dad needs the support of a local mended hearts member who has survived the same type of surgery.  I suggest ...

  • well Sev it appears that you are about to celebrate your Heartaversary also known as your Alive day. How exciting!! i celebrated mine by bringing cookies to my surgeon and the nurses on the hospital floor Thank you for sharing with us and joining ...

  • Welcome to the group. You have many people who will fully understand what you have been through and will continue to experience. Reach out when you need to. It’s a great source for emotional support and a wealth of information from all over the country. ...