Author Archives: Flattop

Cardiac Rehab & Status Update

Eight Weeks ago today my heart was stopped for 8+ hours while my body temperature was reduced to 34F. Wow, amazing what technology can do and still be alive. I started Cardiac rehabilitation two weeks ago (six weeks post surgery), … Continue reading

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Sternotomy

I found these recent x-ray’s interesting of the closure of my sternotomy (cracking of the chest/sternum for my open heart procedure) The stainless steel wires, which to me look like bread ties, will stay in my chest permanently as the … Continue reading

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Healing Progress

It’s been 4 weeks since I underwent the chest knife and I’ve now been home recuperating almost 3 weeks. Thank you to everyone who has stopped by to chat, bring me a meal, and help out around the house. Your … Continue reading

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My Availability

Many of you have asked about helping me out, bringing me lunch and/or dinner, and offered all kinds of assistance. Several of you have already done so and several of you are already scheduled over the next few days. For … Continue reading

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Home Again

I am humbled, and want to thank everyone for the outpouring support. I have many long days ahead and will continue to need I’m not sure what support long term. Thank you to everyone who read my last post and … Continue reading

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