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Posted by Vmurph on 2014-02-03 23:07. 9 comments. 404 reads
 
Hey Guys, I thought this would be the perfect place to reach out and see what kind of awareness we would like to bring to the world about cardiac issues, pm, icd, etc.

I am a writer and my debut novel Heartless is coming out in March. My Heroine has a few heart conditions because I'm tried of reading about people with perfect lives and all their struggles are only surface deep. So I wrote a lot of my experiences into her story to make it real.

As part of my release, I want to raise awareness about what it is we live with. Things that challenge our lives. I think there are a lot of misconceptions out there that need to be corrected. For starters, only "old" people have pacemakers. Hah. I was 26 when I was paired up w...


Posted by Bevof NC on 2014-01-30 12:47. 5 comments. 306 reads
 
My husband was the love of my life..He was the one who died .Harley, the dog was allowed to go through the entire day with us. Sorry that I didn'make myselfclear...still addled! Ha Bevof nc

Posted by Bevof NC on 2014-01-30 12:05. 7 comments. 278 reads
 
The love of my life died last week...We had a beautiful funeral with wondefuBev of ncl family and friends. They allowed the Collie...Harley to be with me through the whole funeral and at the cemetery, Bev of Nc






Posted by Duke Heart Patient on 2014-01-28 12:59. 37 comments. 604 reads
 
Who is getting snow , where and how much ?

Posted by Kaysmitt on 2014-01-21 16:29. 8 comments. 407 reads
 
I had a pacemaker implanted December 19, 2013 and now I have a question for you women. Where do you get bras with straps that don't touch or press on your pacemaker? I am a large woman and don't know where to even begin to look.

Thank you ladies for any information you can share.

Posted by Kreth on 2014-01-01 20:43. 3 comments. 348 reads
 
If failure were impossible; what dream would you bring into this world? Kreth.....
Imagine................

Posted by franko1966 on 2013-12-25 15:12. 1 comments. 183 reads
 
merry chritmas

Posted by annie21 on 2013-12-25 06:55. 0 comments. 181 reads
 
wishing you all a happy & healthy New year.

Posted by donr on 2013-12-25 02:08. 5 comments. 430 reads
 
Well, this is my 78th Christmas. According to my D-i-L, I've seen three more than the average member of the 1936 cohort in the USA. Every year now is a blessing that others may not enjoy.

The 1936 cohort is dropping like flies, so I am thankful for each day I am given to enjoy with my long-suffering wife (Mary Helen) of 54 yrs. Appropriately, we were married on the 14th of June 1959 - the US Army's Birthday, where we as a family spent 28 yrs + on active duty.

Collectively, our family of in-laws, out-laws, by-laws, extended -laws of all sorts have spent nearly 150 years taking the President's penny. The thread that ties every one of us together is one short phrase in our oath of office "...to defend the Constitu...


Posted by JuPage on 2013-12-14 15:28. 10 comments. 832 reads
 
I have just undergone both colonoscopy and endoscopy and did not have anyone from the cardiology department there. Was I suppose to ?

Posted by vbilbrey on 2013-12-03 23:49. 8 comments. 473 reads
 
I know I brought this up a few years ago but now that we actually see the beginnings of the workings of obamacare are any other pacers concerned how this will impact them down the road?

Posted by Fiki on 2013-11-21 17:44. 0 comments. 213 reads
 
Finally found some time to check the site . Been very busy last couple of weeks with college . Midterms and presentations. Feeling quite tired , id kill for a good nights sleep. Hope everyone is doing fine ! Cheers ! :D

Posted by annie21 on 2013-11-16 05:52. 8 comments. 645 reads
 
anybody got any tips on how to improve low BP

Posted by Smillion1968 on 2013-11-09 11:33. 7 comments. 1731 reads
 
I have seen a few posts on here about diet mainly wanting to know about any safe diet pills. I by no means have done any research on natural herbal diet pills. But there are a lot of people on here that give advice on what to eat and exercise and not understanding that there are people who do that and still have trouble losing the weight. I Am one of those. Obesity runs in my family(however I am not obese but OVERWIEGHT). To those that are doing what you are supposed to be doing such as eating healthy and exercising and still just fluxuating or not losing at all. Do your research on all natural diet pills..if you find one...take it into your cardio...sit with him or her and go over it!! you hear a lot about garcinia cambogia..but like i s...


Posted by Tattoo Man on 2013-10-07 11:53. 2 comments. 524 reads
 


......now many of you will have never heard of one of the UKs finest comics...you want funny ??...he DIED on stage during a performance !!

Try this.......

" I went into a pet shop and bought a goldfish..the guy asked .." Do you want an aquarium ?".....

" I just said that I didn't what star sign it is.....I just wanted a goldfish".....

If you don't get this then do not come to the UK...!!..Don, Inga and others, naturally exempt.

Tattoo Man.. on his balcony in Bansko Bulgaria with the sun just setting at 5.45 pm.

PS ...IAN MC..maybe this was a part of your Goldfish Problem the other day..sorry kid, but you just were never going to be compatible...

Its a...


Posted by Duke Heart Patient on 2013-10-02 12:40. 11 comments. 451 reads
 
What is everyone's favorite TV show and new fall TV show ?

Posted by Bevof NC on 2013-09-19 23:39. 3 comments. 358 reads
 
Had a dexascan and mammagram yesterday. My Dr's RN called me today and said that the Dr was very upset, "told her to call me because she didn't know how to keep me from breaking my hip so I needed to see an endocrinologist". ....Can you even guess how upset the Dr. would be if she knew how the RN blurted that out to me???! ... I get "tickled" every time I think how mad the Doc would be...Hope Ole Doc is wrong...but talk about foot in mouth disease! Bev

Posted by Vmurph on 2013-09-12 18:33. 2 comments. 382 reads
 
Its been quite a while since I have been on here. A quick run down on me, I had my PM "Sparky" put in on 12/7/11 after a battle with passing out and cardiac arrest... I've had 4 mini strokes since then.. I just had my first baby 5 weeks ago, I suffer from Atrial Fib and Sever POTS Syndrome. I just turned 28, and have been forced to stay home unable to work.

I am now on permanent disability and decided to turn one of my passions into something. So I decided to write a Novel. It is a contemporary romance, I am currently working on revisions with my editor and we are hoping to publish by the end of November if we keep on our deadlines. Of course one of my main characters has Cardiac Issues, how could she not? Well I made her probl...


Posted by Shar on 2013-09-12 17:53. 2 comments. 261 reads
 
Hi everyone, just got my pace maker 3 wks. ago and the Dr. lower my heart rate on it and today I felt a couple of shocks or that's what it felt like and had some pain for a couple of mins.
Has anyone else had this? What would cause it to do that?
Thank you for any help I can get.
Have a great day,
Sharon

Posted by Fiki on 2013-09-11 09:50. 4 comments. 389 reads
 
I know this is off topic isnt even related to ICD-s or heart problems..But i just felt the urge to share with you guys..A girl ive known for 3 years.. we have always been friends..but i had different feelings for her.. And yesterday after having a drink together and driving her home we kissed. My dreams came true..My heart was skipping beats like crazy..My smile wasnt coming off my face.. I stayed up all night thinking about her.. and now.. about 15 minutes ago she sent me a message saying that her feelings havent changed and that she just wants me as a friend.. I told her that i understand and that it is ok.. But deep down inside my heart and soul are weeping..And even though i put a smile on my face.. Im empty and sad on the inside..



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