Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Yesterday Mattered

Yesterday the Pres had a follow-up appointment with his Cardiologist.


Yesterday was twelve days after his second Electric Cardioversion, which, if you remember, was successful in gaining a normal heartbeat eliminating the AFib.


Yesterday was a busy day for us even before his appointment.


Yesterday, the Pres still had a regular heartbeat...the AFib did not return over the twelve days. We were elated!


"Time for the next step," the Cardiologist said smiling. Scheduling an Echocardiogram to get the full picture of the Pres' heart, we return to the doctor in a few weeks, who will review the results with us. IF his heart has "healed" enough, then the next step is to meet with the surgeon who will "tell us the good, the bad and the ugly" about open heart surgery and valve replacement.

Yesterday was wonderful!

Yesterday we celebrated.

 

 

22 comments:

  1. very glad to hear he's 'holding'! :)

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  2. That must have been quite a relief.

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  3. That is good news. So far...so good! Just take it one day at a time. Live in the moment and try not to let your mind start racing ahead with all the "what ifs." I speak from experience. :) One more piece of advice...don't google symptoms, medical terms, etc. Sooner or later it will drive you crazy.

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  4. Great!! I hope the echo results are very good.

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  5. Hard to live with the unknown as I know, but enjoying now is so important

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  6. Happy for you. That's a great news. More good news will follow.

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  7. I know this was great news and it's everything. Hang on and be positive for the future as well...it really helps.

    Jane x

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  8. I'm glad to hear it was good news. Here's to his heart mending quickly so he can get the surgery over and you can both stop worrying.

    I know it all takes time - but things are moving the right way and progress is being made.

    Warm hugs and love to you both.

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  9. Great news! That is a relief. Happy Thursday!

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  10. Sounds very positive to me right now and hopefully will continue to be that way for the future.

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  11. Excellent news.....

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  12. Oh this is wonderful news....

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  13. i just wiped my brow ... what relief.

    i remember those heart pieces - we had them in our classes as a kid. it was cool being about to see how our parts work(ed) & what they look like. a better perspective for our minds. ( :

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  14. this is good news, thanks for letting us know. Hope it heals quickly and you can get to the surgeon to find out what where when how.

    i found out last night, my brother who has AFIB is having surgery this morning, the ablation thing where they run wires up through the groin and cauterize places in the heart....

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  15. Great news! Hope you continue to heal, Pres, and that the docs give you good options.

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  16. Great news! Hope you continue to heal, Pres, and that the docs give you good options.

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  17. Hurray - that is good news.

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  18. Great reason to celebrate!

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  19. That's great news and definitely worth celebrating

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  20. Sorry I missed not knowing something happened, but I'm happy to know that he is doing good. My dad had to have a pig valve and a pacemaker put in the summer before last. He's doing really good now.

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  21. Oh, I am SO happy to hear this good news!!! Hope it continues.

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